Are you looking for a portrait, headshot, event, or boudoir photographer with cheap photography rates near Boston, MA?
How about one with crazy expensive pricing?
I have some very good news!
I am neither.
SOOOOOOO, WHY SHOULD I HIRE YOU..?
Hiring the best photographer for you can be a challenging decision when there are so many good photographers to choose from in the Boston area!
Here are four simple reasons to consider me for your next photo shoot:
- I AM an on-location portrait, headshot, and event photographer currently based around Boston, Massachusetts.
- I SPECIALIZE in portraits and headshots; boudoir photography; rave, festival, concert, nightlife, and other event coverage; model portfolio and branding; social media; and newspaper/media.
- I EDIT photos one at a time. They are not batch-edited through an assembly line of the same presets that everyone else uses. Your images deserve much more personalized attention!
- I PROMISE that your images will be unique, individually edited, and delivered as quickly as possible. In most cases, they’re delivered electronically within 24-48 hours after the photo shoot.
WHAT ARE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY RATES and SERVICES?
Portrait, Headshot, and Boudoir Photography Rates for Individuals
The session fee includes up to 100 miles of travel and two of your favorite images.
Headshot Photography Rates
$300 Session Fee
We will be photographing above-the-chest in front of a simple white or black background with neutral lighting. This is a classic look.
Headshots are perfect for social media, dating websites, professional profiles, personal branding, or your business website!
Portrait Photography Rates
$600 Session Fee
We can get as creative with lighting, wardrobe, and location as you like and outdoor street portrait sessions are always a fun option.
This is where hard-light, strong shadows, and bold color can really help to create photos with stunning visual impact.
Boudoir Photography Rates
$600 Session Fee
This session is all about you and your comfort. It is not a nude photography session, unless you wish it to be. It is, instead, a sensual portrait photography session where we explore and tease via shape, posing, light, shadow, color, texture, and expression.
You revel in what you reveal, and in that process you find your power!
Fire Performer Photography Rates
$700 Session Fee
Photographing flow artists and fire performers is my specialty.
Use of fire during a portrait session increases risk substantially and will require additional resources, assistants, trained fire safeties, and relevant equipment.
It’s strongly recommended to contact me directly in order to discuss important safety details.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT DURING and AFTER A PHOTO SHOOT?
Every shoot is different but they all share some similarities.
I work on-location, which means I travel to wherever we agree. In most cases, I do not charge a set-up fee or charge for different looks. This helps to keep my cost to you lower since I do not have the overhead of a studio and allows us maximum flexibility to pick suitable locations that are comfortable, familiar, or better tied to your brand. By not charging extra fees for set-up or different looks, we can keep options open for greater creativity in terms of wardrobe and looks.
I strongly recommended that you are ready to go for our session with your hair and makeup done and that you have a couple of wardrobe changes with you for different looks. It’s better to be over-prepared than under-prepared.
Sessions last as long as they need, but you can expect an average of about 2-3 hours from start to finish. There will be no rush, no pressure, and no set time demands placed on you.
We’ll review images together during our shoot because it is important to involve you in the creative process as much as possible. At the end of the shoot, we’ll have a final review and you may select your two favorite images, for free, at that time. You may also purchase additional images at $75 each.
All images you select will include light retouching on top of normal contrast and color corrections, and generous licensing for personal use to print images at your own lab of choice or post them on your social media. On average, you can expect to receive your images electronically within about 48 hours.
I highly recommend getting prints done at your favorite lab, but if you prefer to purchase prints from me (and many thanks if you do!) my pricing ranges from about $800 for a 30×40 metal print with a white base and float mount to about $5.00 for 4 wallet sized prints and they are ordered online.
WHAT ARE YOUR OTHER PHOTOGRAPHY RATES and SERVICES?
Nightlife Event, Rave, Concert, and Party Photography Rates
My background has been in photojournalism. That experience translates into my obsessive focus to honestly document the events I photograph for you with the realism and the creativity they deserve.
Prices start at:
- Up to 3 hours – $150
- Up to 6 hours – $300
Festivals and Corporate Event Rates
Prices start at:
- One Day – $1,200 (up to 8 hours)
- Fri-Sat – $2,400 (up to 8 hours each day)
- Longer – $We $Need $To $Talk
The best images from your event are selected by me to tell the story of your event and are posted on social media within 24-48 hours after the event ends. Each photo is posted with captions and tags that help generate excitement and encourage sharing among attendees, and help keep your name circulating online to promote future events.
High resolution images are available to be licensed for promotional use. Please contact me directly to discuss details.
DO YOU CHARGE FOR TRAVEL?
Yes. I am based around Boston, Massachusetts.
- Less than 100 miles of travel – Travel is already included
- More than 100 miles of travel – $100 per hour of travel
Although I am located near the city of Boston, I do travel. A lot. Sometimes for fun. Travel fees are, therefore, always based on my point of origin. I may happen to be closer to you than Boston, on the day of photography, and it’s best to send me a message with your location and requested date and time so I can coordinate my travels, as necessary, to help save you some money.
I have partnered with photography clients in CT, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, and RI.
For the right projects, I can travel farther if needed.
HOW DO I SCHEDULE A PHOTO SHOOT?
Scheduling a photo shoot is pretty straight forward.
First step is to send me a message or find me on social media, both can be found on my contact page.
Here are the next steps:
- We begin by brainstorming ideas together.
- After going over details of your shoot, and only if we both feel comfortable moving forward, I will send you a contract outlining what we discussed.
- To schedule and confirm the time and date(s) for your shoot, and to legally bind the contract, a non-refundable initial payment is required.
- The initial payment is equal to approximately 50% of the estimated budget and it will be applied to your final invoice.
No vendors or assistants will be confirmed, no dates will be scheduled, and neither of us is obligated to the other until an initial payment is made and a contract is signed. Your time is valuable. So is mine.
Rest assured, I’m here to help you feel comfortable and excited about our shoot. You are welcome to reach out to me at any time with any ideas you may already have in mind. Putting together a Pinterest pin-board is a wonderful way to brainstorm ideas! If you don’t have anything concrete in mind, that is okay, too.
Fully informed consent and setting expectations early on is my top priority. The time it takes to work out an understanding of what is expected from both sides, the scope of your photo shoot, and to give a reasonably accurate estimate of rates, travel, and any other potential costs prior to any formal agreement by contract may seem daunting; however, I promise that it’s always worth the effort.
WHAT ARE SOME OTHER COSTS I SHOULD CONSIDER?
Every photography project has different needs. Depending on the complexity of your photo shoot, a variety of factors may apply which we will discuss ahead of time and agree to in writing.
No surprises, I promise.
- Licensing and Usage (Including full rights buy-out)
- Location / Permit / Legal / Insurance Fees
- Flight / Train / Bus tickets
- Photographic Prints
- Equipment Rentals
- Commercial Use
- Post Production
- Media Delivery
- Creative Fees
- Make up
Etc, etc, etc…
WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?
Currently, I accept the following forms of payment:
- Debit Card
- Credit Card
An installment plan could be arranged on a case by case basis.
SHALL WE SCHEDULE A PHOTO SHOOT?
Soooooooo, if you’re looking for a creative photographer around Boston, Massachusetts with the right balance of:
- a warm and friendly personality,
- a very firm grasp of camera technique,
- the empathy to help bring out your best,
- the skill to shoot under nearly any condition,
- the confidence to charge a very fair price, and
- the integrity to avoid any pricing “investment” games