We operate using two basic fees: Creative Fee and Post Production Fee
Creative Fee: This component reflects the time and skill it takes to complete the project with high production quality images, including preproduction tasks: Client meetings, advance site visits, and other site-specific preparation. The Creative Fee also includes a boilerplate set of standard licensing rights (Editorial, Trade Show Display, Corporate Brochures, Website, Social Media, Professional Competitions, Trade Magazines, and Wall Display).         
$1000/day:     approx 8-12 images         
$600/half day:     approx 4-6 images         
$165/hr (2 hr min):     approx 2-3 images 
Post Production Fee: After the initial shoot, we spend a significant amount of time editing your images to make them perfect. This can include color correction, retouching, compositing, and preparing master files for final delivery. It is not unusual for the Post Production work to consume as much time as the photography.              
Typical Project Example:
8 image shot list
Creative Fee: $1,000/day
Post Production: $125/image x 8
Total: $2,000

Sharing the cost of a project is a common and valuable practice. It is very beneficial to consider other parties who might benefit from photographs of your project: Owners, architects, builders, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, contractors, consultants, tenants, product manufacturers, etc.  We charge a licensing fee for each additional party, then divide the total fee by the number of parties involved, which can lead to huge savings for each client.                                         
Typical Project Example (4 parties):
8 image shot list
Creative Fee: $1,000/day
Post Production: $125/image x 8
Additional Party Licensing: $500
Additional Party Licensing: $500
Additional Party Licensing: $500
Subtotal: $3,500 ÷ 4
Total: $875 each party

These shoots generally require little pre-production (usually phone or email discussions), last an hour or two, and the project exteriors and/or interiors are shot basically as-is.  Consider it more of a reference shoot where we capture nice images of the project.  We do not charge post production fees because we run only basic editing on the final images.  Typically you get more images from this shoot, but you don’t get the high production quality images.         
$350/project:     approx 15-30 images         
Cost Sharing Option:     $200 per Additional Party Licensing 

From breaking ground to ribbon cutting, we will cover event editorial, construction progress, final portfolio images, and everything associated with the project.  A cost sharing model is considered and reviewed with interested parties.   A custom proposal and bid would be offered depending on various factors including location, duration of build, etc.   Contact for more details. 

*  Additional fees using any option above may include travel, specialty equipment or other factors, though will be agreed upon prior to shooting.  These fees would be included in the split when using the cost sharing model. 
*  Exclusive rights to the images is an option with an increased creative fee. 
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