Patina Photo: New Zealand Wedding Photographer of the Year


How much should a wedding photography deposit be?

There is a load of advice online and in photography groups about how to price yourself as a wedding photographer, but there is very little information about the actual transactions; i.e. when you should be sending invoices and what percentage should you take as a deposit to secure the booking. So I wanted to use this article to explain what we do, and why, when it comes to asking for a photography deposit, and the followup invoices.

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How We Edit: Folder Structure and Importing Cards

“How do you setup your job folders”; “Do you have a separate Lightroom catalog for each or one giant one for all jobs?” — these questions regularly come up in the various facebook groups so we thought we would take the chance to detail how and why we structure our job folders.

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