What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Our pricing system is simplified as much as possible by our digital delivery and workflow. We don't believe in locking customers into crazy packages or having a bunch of hidden add-ons.
Most portrait sessions for seniors, pets, engagements, professional sittings, etc are $124 and include everything you'll need.
Wedding photography is $599 and includes pre-ceremony, ceremony, and reception.
Wedding videos are $1249 and include the full ceremony (a 3-camera shoot) with reception highlights (a 2-camera shoot).
Our only package is a Wedding photo/video combination for $1598.
Product, event, or corporate photos and videos are usually done on a contract price basis or are billed at $59/hour for field work and $29/hour for pre/post production work.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
I recommend seeking a photographer or videographer who is willing to work with you on a personal basis, rather than treating you as "just another customer." It's also important to choose one who will give you the freedom to use your own photos without locking you into purchasing just a few prints of a few poses and forcing you to come back and pay for more prints later.