I just got tipped to a new site named "Who pays photographers?", which collects anonymous contributions from photographers and how much they earned for a specific job from different outlets. Needless to say, its depressing to see these low rates collected together in one spot.
Today is Shakodo's second anniversary! We celebrate 2 years of helping photographers to become more profitable.
Exciting news: Today is Shakodo's first anniversary! Exactly one year ago, on December 8th, 2010 we opened the doors to the public, Happy Birthday Shakodo!
This is the second installment of a series of dialogs with photographers who stood out of Shakodo for being extremely helpful to the community. This time I asked questions to Jim Greipp of Pau Hana Productions.
Today the Musea Blog published an interview about my opinion for licensing photographic works.
A dialog with Seth Resnick, photographer, industry expert, consultant and price advisor.
Your Salary - The aggregate assignment fees you earn throughout any given year should be at least equivalent to the annual salary of an employee doing the same kind of work for someone else.
Net Profit - At this point it is appropriate to include a more academic definition of profit. Conventional wisdom has always defined a simple formula for photographers and other sole practitioners to follow.
The Components of a Price - Considering all of the different kinds of fees, expenses, mark-ups, and taxes, the criteria for pricing break down like this.
A Wide Range of Fees Means a Wider Range of Clients - Each one of the many skills you have mastered corresponds to a discrete fee that should be billed to your clients, either directly or indirectly.
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