Does anyone know the average price of a good photographer? I’ve been researching for one non-stop and many of them seem overpriced.
One of my favorite quotes goes like this: “If you think hiring a professional is expensive, try hiring an amateur.”
Professional photographers are expensive for a reason. Wedding photography is NOT easy. It’s a lot of work to prepare for, to do, and to work on the back side. Any given 7-10 hour wedding really entails at least 37 man hours of work. from advertising, to book keeping, to editing the photos and even meeting with the clients and scouting out locations. On top of that there are equipment costs, insurance, taxes, liability, transportation. etc.. If you want a professional(and you really do) unfortunately you need to pay for one.
That being said, My average client purchases my $4150 package.
Let me know what you’re looking for in a package, what your budget is, and I’ll try to find some photographers in your area for you.
Just remember photography is an art, not everyone enjoys it the same or puts much importance in it, if that’s the case go with a $987 Craigslist photographer.