Utilizing event photography is mostly to market your event. Event photography provides attendees with the idea about the event and the quality must be in to notch. When you are choosing a photographer you need to be very careful.
It’s because the event actually promotes your brand and you will rely on the photographer to get this done. So if you are working with a professional photographer you are drastically increasing your chances of representing the event in a fabulous way.
It’s easy to choose a photographer based on their rates. But with a little research, you can match a photographer who will boost your brand also.
Today I am going to discuss some tips on how to choose a photographer for your event and what is usually the cost for doing that-
The best way of finding the perfect photographer is to ask fellow event organizers who know some photographers. Their recommendation can easily let you find a photographer who has proven experience. You will get a proper idea about the best pricing rates are.
So if you know the rates then you can plan on that. If that’s not possible you can search through the web. I am sure a google search will reveal some results.
Normally all professional photographers have their own portfolio or websites. You can check their past works as like similar events. Some professional photographer’s website has their pricing on their site. You can find their expected rate is there.
Pricing rates differ from place to place for events. But generally, the event photography pricing is between $200 to $500 per hour normally. When photographer covers an event they usually need time after & before their event.
Moreover, they need to move their equipment’s and lighting etc to the event site. So Indeed, photographers often request assistant. $195 per hour videographer with post-production editing & the rate increase on $ 275 per hour two videographers.
Photographers are charged their rate on an hourly basis. In this hourly rate sometimes include post-production (editing & retouching) or sometimes not.
The hiring process can be very complex. Remember that your pricing would vary based on your expectation. Give the photographer of your expectation of how many pictures you want to be delivered, at what time you want to get the images and let the photographer know how much post processing you want.
After that, you can negotiate an hourly price or per image pay model. Per image, the model is the best case for some of the situations. Also, fix with the photographer that how you want the photos to be delivered and where.
Indeed, before choose, the professional event photographer you need must visit on their website. Talk to them about their service. Then fix the price with for the event. Photographers pricing depends on their time, resource, equipment’, number of guests, special service etc.