When a photographer delivers images to you, it’s important to understand what kind of usage rights you have. There are 2 major types of usage: Editorial use and/or Commercial use. While most photos are available for Editorial Use, not all photos are available for Commercial Use. Click to read more!
Corporate events, fundraisers and other gatherings require a lot of planning, preparation and all-around work. With so many moving parts, it’s understandable that one often overlooked detail is acquiring a photographer to capture images of the happening as it unfolds. But the benefits of having this collection of photographs make it one of the more important factors of the entire event. (Click here to continue reading)
Getting started in photography can be quite scary, I know it was for me when I first started. I started by investing in a DSLR, and I figured everyone would purchase my images. In reality it is a bit more difficult and if I wasn’t so passionate about photography, I probably would have given up a long time ago.
Part 2 of Photography Pricing
Now total up ALL of the above costs, including your salary – THIS is your annual cost of doing business. Now divide that number by 12; this is your monthly cost of doing business. It’s a pretty big number, isn’t it? This is the absolute minimum amount of income you need to make in your business just to cover your minimum costs.
Whether you’re a hobbyist photographer getting your first paying clients, or a seasoned veteran, deciding how much to charge for your services can be exhausting and overwhelming. In order to properly price your photography, you need to know your cost of doing business, or CODB. It sounds pretty simple, but in this article, we’re going to dive deep into the basics to ensure you have all the information you need to properly calculate your cost of doing business.