A&P Mula

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  1. TheSmogShop

    TheSmogShop OT Supporter

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    A friend of mine says that his sister wants me to take pregnant pics of her. The problem is that I've never charged before. How much would you guys charge for something like this and should i write up some contracts :dunno:
     
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    Depends on how long it's going to take and your skill level.
     
  3. TheSmogShop

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    Ive never done studio-ish work or lighting either. what ball park should i go for. I bought an umbrella and light stand, stuff like that. i need to mess around with that too.
     
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    50 bucks for a CD with all the pics on it? If I were them and I paid anything more than that, and the pics were shitty, I'd be pissed.
     
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    did they ask you to take pics and tell you that they'd pay you? If so, tell them you're still learning and they can pay you what they feel they are worth. most of the time, you'll get more than you expected.

    no need for a contract, just give them all of the pics edited on a CD.
     
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    Thats what im scared of. I have never been paid for a job. people always offer to pay me but i decline. i always say that im still new at this. i think its time to take it a step up. Plus i feel awkward taking her picture because i used to check her out all the time in high school.
     
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    Just remember, don't sell yourself short. I know whenever I'm getting paid or shooting for something that really counts, I do a much better job.

    Try what pechango said and see how it works out. I'm sure you'll produce pictures that they'll like. Hell, most people I've seen pay for pictures that are complete shit.
     
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    you guys filled me with inspiration and dreams. ill just take the pictures and we'll see how they come out.
     
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    :h5:
     
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    :h5: I wish you sir a good nights sleep
     
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    You probably will want more than one flash. Especially with a pregnant woman so you can get some definition in her shape.
     
  12. IntheWorks

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    one flash works great to define her shape... most people get into trouble when they put in the 2nd light. especially if he has no experience, he'll flatten the lighting and she'll just look fat.
     
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    I thought you were gonna say... Only problem is, she's not pregnant yet.
     

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