Tuesday, October 7, 2008

You got to be kidding me.

So during my time emailing photographers, I have gotten some big quotes and some more budget quotes. Some of the people that I have emailed I knew that they would cost a lot of money, but little did I know how much some of these photographers are charging. Here is a sample email that I got from one photographer:
Thank you for your interest in Joe's Really Good Photographers. As of right now we are available on 9/12/2009. We customize every package
after we discuss your needs, but just to give you an idea of our
services I'll list a typical wedding packages below:

Joe Photographer
Engagement Session
Rehearsal Dinner Coverage (up to 4 hours)
Wedding Day Coverage by Joe Photographer and 2 assistants (up to 10 hours)
The Japanese Album (100 images)
Online Proofing with Pictage
Bound Proof Books
Package Price......$25,000
So this guy charges more than my whole budget and his photos aren't even that good! Talk about bloody murder. I could hire 2 photographers from my top list and still come out ahead. What a douche.

1 comment:

kellymelissaphotography said...

WOW! that's CRAZY!! i can't believe that...
i love your blog! it's so informative!! i'm trying to plan my budget wedding in LA, so thanks so much.

also, i'm a photographer just starting out...

my prices are VERY reasonable, as i am just trying to get my name out there...
i can work with any budget!