So you’ve taken the leap from being a novice photographer to a fully fledged professional one and want to start earning money for your work. It’s an exciting time and you have no doubt already upgraded your camera and photography studio kit. Now it’s time to choose your printing partner and show your work to potential new clients. You will have many burning questions no doubt with regards to what type of products to choose from, and moreover, if you’re on a budget. That’s okay, because we have helped many startup photographers just like you, and we understand that in the early days, flexibility is key to growing and sustaining your new business venture. After all, printing photos is what we love to do!
Here are 3 recommended packages to consider to start with:
Our Proof Books offer the most cost-effective way of presenting your images for selection however you may wish to present your images in a more album like format and so the Contemporary Proof Album would be the most stylish choice. Regardless of the proofing option, you select, each image is labelled with the unique file name or frame number. All proofing systems are available in a variety of page options and layouts and are an excellent alternative to traditional proofs.
Pricing: Proof Books, Hard-back, up to 300 images – £59.99
Mini Album Books
Mini Album Books versions are printed on 170gsm coated paper and perfect bound, the mini books are an excellent alternative to an album package. Mini books are supplied in packs of 10, are 5” along with their shortest edge and are sized in proportion to the album size ordered.
Pricing: Mini Albums, digital press book, set of 10 – £100.00
Lay Flat Books
Lay Flat Books are an excellent presentation product, whether it be a wedding, fashion, bump & baby or a pet photo shoot. Quality is always as standard and the new hinge system allows the pages to lay flat ensuring a clean sweeping image across the spine and minimal page creasing. All Lay Flat Books also come with a complimentary standard presentation box.
Pricing: Lay Flat Books 12×9, 20 double page spread – £88.00
Above are just some of our packages that are cost-effective when you need to showcase your work on a budget. But that’s not all. You should also consider what type of software to use and what features are available for you to quickly learn. That’s why we have already written a helpful article: Guide to online software tools for photographers.
Design Services for Newly Setup Photographers
If you don’t have the time to grasp software and are needing a quick turnaround, then look no further, because we can also help you with a design service where we create your albums for you, leaving you to focus on business development and doing what you do best – being creative and taking amazing photos that your new clients’ are going to love!
Should you wish to discuss any other budget packages to get your new photography business off the ground, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Or indeed you may wish book a call with a member of our design team. Enquire today.