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Commissioned Photography Fees | 2018

Because every client has differing requirements the various prices shown below are intended as a guide to provide you with an idea of the options and likely costs. All commissioned assignments are individually priced and planned according to the specific picture needs and budget of each client. For a bespoke pricing estimate for your next photography project, please do get in touch, I'd love to hear from you!
My full-day and half-day commission rates shown below are comprised of the following elements:
  • Obtaining the client brief - by telephone and/or by e-mail or in person if practical
  • From the initial client brief produce a detailed commission price estimate and a commission schedule
  • Pre-shoot location planning and preparation work using TPE mapping software, or pre-shoot visit to one location if within 15 miles of NN6 8BX. Complex or highly detailed preparation work may be charged extra
  • Travel up to 30 miles each way from Northampton NN6 8BX (travel is charged for beyond 30 miles)
  • Undertaking the photography as specified in written photography commission confirmation
  • Editing and post-production of images producing high-resolution files
  • A Licence to use for Business or Editorial Use (see below for details/exclusions)
  • Supplying images via chosen method – CD/DVD, Dropbox or FTP
FULL-DAY and HALF-DAY RATES for 'STANDARD' USE | Travel/Additional Use fees will apply as appropriate
Full-Day rate – Includes Prep work; a Licence to use and up to 7 hours on location£500.00 plus VAT
with Edit and Post Production work producing up to 30 high resolution imagesIncluded
Half-Day rate – Includes Prep work; a Licence to use and up to 3½ hours on location£300.00 plus VAT
with Edit and Post Production work producing up to 20 high resolution imagesIncluded
Budget rate – Includes Prep work; a licence to use and up to 1½ hours on location£185.00 plus VAT
with Edit and Post Production work producing up to 8 high resolution imagesIncluded
Edit and Post Production work beyond set image quantity£24.50 per hour plus VAT
Upload images to Dropbox or FTP server or write to CD/DVDIncluded
For on-location hours worked beyond quoted times (pro rata)£65.00 per hour plus VAT
Write to CD/DVD & Royal Mail Special Delivery by 1pm£18.50 plus VAT
Supply Additional CD/DVD – includes writing images£12.00 plus VAT
Then each subsequent CD/DVD after first - includes writing images£8.00 each plus VAT

EDITORIAL ASSIGNMENTS | Undertaken with a discount applied to the standard full-day or half-day rates above.

TRAVEL FEES | Distances calculated using AA Route Planner
Travel up to 30 miles (each way) from Northampton NN6 8BXIncluded
Travel to locations beyond 30 miles (charged for round trip)60p per mile plus VAT

EXPENSES | All reasonable expenses are charged at cost. MY TERMS |Commissioned Photography Terms and Conditions

LICENCE TO USE | All the above rates are for 'Standard' Use (see below). Advertising and Commercial Product use will usually incur an additional fee which will depend upon the extent of the additional use(s) required. Additional use fees are calculated using the Association of Photographers (A.O.P.) usage calculator from a Base Use Rate (BUR) of £150.00 plus VAT. Fees will usually cover ALL images supplied as part of the commission.

MY 'STANDARD' BUSINESS USE | Includes unlimited use in Brochures/Literature, on company Website, Press releases, for In-house Publications and also non-advertising Social Media use. PERIOD - 3 Years. TERRITORY - UK & Irish Republic & Internet. EXCLUDES ALL Press, Magazine, Email & Internet Advertising, Advertorials, Packaging, Point of Sale, Out of Home Advertising and Commercial Product use. A fee calculated using the BUR above would apply for any/all of these additional uses and/or territories as applicable.

MY 'STANDARD' EDITORIAL USE | For once only use in Editorial feature within a single Print & Digital edition and/or Website of publication. PERIOD - 1 year. TERRITORY - UK (or other single territory) & Internet. SYNDICATION - by agreement only. COVER - charged at standard rate of publication. EXCLUDES Advertorials, PR, Social Media and Promotional (except for promoting actual article) uses. A fee calculated using the BUR above would apply for additional uses and/or territories as applicable.

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