Tell them

Ever really wanted something so bad, and your partner just doesn’t get it? Your kids just can’t get their sh*t sorted?!

Tell your partner what it means to you to have these photographs done.
They may not care about the photos, but they cares for you. And that should be enough.

Tell your kids what getting these photos mean to you.
They may not understand as they are still young , about how important is is to exist in print. They love you.

I get it. I totally understand craziness. I thrive off of what most people think is nuts. Let’s work together and create some magic for you and your family.

xx

“My Vision is for kids and families to know how valuable they are, that they are loved, and we can see that they will change the world”
~ Kate

So… what do you cost?

One million dollars!”  (lol jks!) 😂

I was asked the other day as to what I charge, and why. Now, besides that being a little weird to ask someone to justify their cost of doing business, it got me thinking… Maybe I should write a quick note, and help educate some more people 🙂 

The creative fee for your session formally covers all the amazing value below. Just as a plumber has a seperate fee for call out and parts, I have a seperate fee for the session, and the photographs you choose.  For each session you are not only paying for the time spent with me/ my team, but so much more.

This fee depends on your session type. Fab family is currently $100 and Newborn is $150.

We spend time before your session in design and planning, making everything perfect for your time here.  Running a shot list, to maximise the productiveness for you. 

Then we have an awesome time together making great photographs and memories. Over the past 11 years, I have learnt exactly the photos to take, you are benefitting from my expertise and artistic experience. 

So, you know that you are paying for a photography session and that obviously means someone to take the photos, but have you thought about all the other bits of the business?

A professional camera (and back up cameras)

Professional lights and flashes

Computers capable of processing your high qual files

Computer programs to edit your amazing images (and the ability to know how to do that and make the magic happen!) 

Storage of your files (and off-site backups)

Business and Public Liability insurance

Marketing and website costs

Props and clothes – how awesome are they?!

Studio running costs (Phone and internet, electricity ect)

Countless hours of training, workshops, education, learning how to be the best – just for you. 

After your session is finished and you have chosen your photographs, the studio is then cleaned (again!) and washing done. 

Your files are uploaded and backed up onto the server. Then I sit down and edit your photos – to make them the best they can be. If you have a styled session, or a newborn session, the editing of these are quite a lot more intense.  

Does this help give you an idea of the value of a professional photographer? 

xx Let me know if you have any more questions 😃

For a full price list, send me a message with what you are after ❤️

Colouring in Time!😁

I thought We could do something fun for Ekka show week here in QLD.

Download the below file and let your kids have a colour 😁

Post a pic of your kids completed picture on my FB page, https://www.facebook.com/desireimagesaustralia/ and lets have a bit of fun! I’d love to see what they come up with!!! 😃

What sort of fun things are you doing this week?

Fundraising Photos!

Sunnybank Kindy hosted a Fantastic Photo Fundraising Fiesta!
We are helped them out with $10 from every session, plus an additional 15% from each sale going towards their Kindy.
We had lots of laughs on Sunday as we captured heaps of memories. 🙂
How awesome is it to freeze time where you family is right now?!?

We got heaps of variety during the shoots. Kids are kids – and there is never a dull moment haha!

Each shoot took about 20 minutes, during which we captured between 60-100 images, depending on the number in the family, and the children’s co-operation (lol, it’s all good – I have 3 kids, and have seen it all! Haha seriously, I am magic with kids and can generally coax them out of their shell!)

Interested in fundraising for your School or Community group? Send me a message and we’ll have a chat.