Photography Pricing Structure
What level of service is required to complete the project? Multiple factors determine the creative fee including size, difficulty, skill and equipment required.
Assessed and Estimated Hourly
Most shoots require an assistant. They are my best asset and yours as well. Simply put, we create more usable imagery at a higher quality. We work in collaboration to perfect each scene for portfolio level results.
Built into hourly rate
Complete and extensive editing process to achieve portfolio quality, including blending and lighting adjustments, color correction, perspective correction, and more. Oftentimes, post processing consumes more time than the shoot itself.
estimated into hourly rate
Cost sharing is a very common practice when photographing a project. By bringing in just one additional party you can save on photography for your project. Discounts increase for each additional party brought into the photoshoot.
determined prior to estimate
Current General Cost averages
Rates are currently running $160-$250 per labor hour. Post processing is running slightly longer in labor hours than a shoot on average. For example, an 8 hour shoot may require 9-10 hours of post-processing. The invoice would be billed for ~17-18 hours. Most travel in the Hudson Valley and Catskills regions are included in this rate. The assistant, creative fee are included as well.