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Why Do Photographers Cost So Much? You decided it was past time for your family to have professional family portraits taken.  So, you get on social media, ask a few friends, and find a photographer.  You call said photographer to schedule an appointment and are blown away when they tell you that it is $300/hr photo session, with $50 non-refundable deposit due at time of booking.  You tell them you will call back and never do. So, why in the world does it cost so much?  A photographer is banking, $300/hr.  Wow!  I am going to show you how photographers do not make $300/hr.  We will break down the hidden time and expenses of a photographer.  Here we go:   A photographer makes $300/hr to just push a button. Wrong!   A photographers job does not start and stop at the push of that little button on the top of their camera. When you factor in the hidden time and monetary investment, most photographers earn a lot less.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, photograp

Hey Ya'll!

Welcome! Hey, ya'll!  Let me introduce myself, I am Rachel Anderson, owner, and operator of Southern Mom's Photography.  You have landed on my blog page!  Great!  Glad you are able to join me for this adventure.  We are going to be real here.  I feel that being real with people allows them to feel as if they know you and besides I am sure that sometimes we may share the same experiences. So, let me start by getting you up to date.  I have already introduced myself, I am 40 years old.  I have three children, Jacob, 26, (my stepson from my first marriage) Austin, 20, and Savana, 14.  All three have the same dad!  I am divorced, but I do have a boyfriend.  We have been together off and on for 10 years.  Jacob is married, so I also have a daughter-in-law and two grandkids that are grown.   I have been a nurse for 20 years and all though I do not currently work as a nurse, I do keep my license active.  I just recently finished school at SNHU (Southern New Hampshire Un