$160/hour, two hour minimum, or $1,100/day
Assistants, only when needed
Assistants are paid rate from portal to portal.
- First assistant (Camera assistant) — $450/day
- Hair and makeup assistant — $600/day
- Food styling & staging assistant — $600/day
- Production assistant (PA) — $250/day
Digital editing / post production
$100/hour for Photoshop (Adobe CS5)
Travel (photographer + basic equipment)
- $500/day for Continental U.S. jobs over 250 miles from Independence, Kentucky
- $0.60/mile for jobs between 26 and 249 miles (maximum $200)
- No charge for travel for jobs within 25 miles
New clients pay 50% in advance, and balance before delivery. Above rates list is not comprehensive, so if the job needs additional elements, a detailed quote will include appropriate charges. All rates negotiable.