Showing posts from August, 2019
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