What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
Our pricing system is very easy to understand.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
We are constantly reading the latest technical manuals regarding the profession and attend many different organized meetings to discuss the trade.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I have been into photography for over 30 years and with the encouragement of my family decided to start my own business as a photographer.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Our most common types of jobs are events such as birthday parties, bridal showers, anniversary parties and organized events.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
We are especially proud of the pictures we shot of an event in downtown Washington, DC. The event was called Wianki on the Mall, we were not actually hired to do the job but provided the pictures to the chairman of the event and their graphic designer promised to use them in their next news letter and on their website.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Be sure that you feel comfortable with anyone you hire. Although you are paying for their service, you should always feel at ease when working with them.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Professional photographers get into this field because photography is in their blood and couldn't imagine it not being a part of their lives.