Commercial Photography Rates

Commercial Photographer Rates: Product & Lifestyle

Product Photography Rates

Following are starting rates for product photography to meet Amazon.com requirements. The rates are subject to change depending on the actual scope of work, what the products are, etc. Products serviced include many: accessories, clothing, electronics, food, glassware, home decor, jewelry, and much more. Below are general guidelines of what you can expect as well as some limitations.

  • Accommodates products that are each under 5 lbs. and no larger than 3x3x3 (WxHxD) ft. in size
    • Products that require setup (ghost mannequins, flat-lays, etc.), construction, etc., or are made up of multiple parts (such as kits) may require additional costs
    • The use of props or models are encouraged for enhanced imagery but, are options with an additional cost
    • Expenses are additional and due up front – such as for props or models, mailing products back, etc.
  • Products are photographed against an all-white background to meet Amazon.com requirements but, can of course be used for other websites
  • You will be provided the opportunity to select the photos you’d like finished, the number depending on the count you purchase
  • Finished photos are provided as high resolution PNG files (300 dpi) and web-optimized JPEG files at sizes of approximately 1,920 ppi size [long edge]
    • Revisions are an additional $25 per photo / revision.
    • Additional photos can be purchased in sets of four for $100 and includes one touch-up

$160 – 4 finished photos
$210 – 6 finished photos
$285 – 8 finished photos

For examples of the premium level of quality provided in product photography see here.

Products, props, etc. not claimed or requested back in writing within 7 business days of a job completion become the property of The Light Committee.

Lifestyle Photography Rates

On-location lifestyle photography is considered a premium way to enhance your brand’s marketing and awareness. The Light Committee offers lifestyle photography and the below starting price points are provided but, are subject to change depending on the actual scope of work and other factors, such as locations, the number of photos, etc. Below are general guidelines of what you can expect as well as some limitations.

  • Includes limited time for administrative tasks and for strategic planning and consulting, such as for marketing advice or guidance on locations, etc.
  • Includes up to a 60-minute in-studio  or on-location shoot – locations must be within 10 miles of The Light Committee studio
    • *30-minute in-studio or on-location shoot at a nearby permitted park within 5 miles of The Light Committee studio
  • The Light Committee can source locations, models, props, etc. for lifestyle shoots but, such expenses are additional and due up front
  • The Light Committee studio is also an option to use as a lifestyle location
  • Permits are in place to use select LA County beaches and parks (1-week notice for booking required)
  • You will be provided the opportunity to select the photos you’d like finished, the number depending on the count you purchase
  • Finished photos are provided as high resolution PNG files (300 dpi) and web-optimized JPEG files. Sizes and crops can vary depending on your marketing needs
  • Revisions are an additional $25 per photo / revision.
  • Additional photos can be purchased in sets of four for $100 and includes one touch-up

$310 – 4 finished photos
(ideal for early-stage startups on a budget, to complement / enhance ecommerce product photos)

$520 – 8 finished photos
(ideal to comprehensively complement / enhance ecommerce product photos)

$620 – 12 finished photos
(ideal to comprehensively complement / enhance ecommerce product photos and add to company website imagery)

$930 – 20 finished photos
(ideal for using to regularly post to social media over a 1-2 month period or, to comprehensively complement / enhance ecommerce product photos, and to add to company website imagery)

 

More Information

For examples of the premium level of quality provided in lifestyle photography see here.

Custom rates are possible, such as for farther locations, etc. Image licensing rights are specified in processed invoices for corporate / business commercial photo shoots.

Commercial photography legally requires signing an invoice and agreement to allow your licensed commercial use of photos provided to you. Other paperwork may include a release from liability, a permission for photography, etc.

See more common rates for other types of photo shoots.

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