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Re: [OM] [OT] As the Winder Turns, Part 1, The Primal Scream

Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] As the Winder Turns, Part 1, The Primal Scream
From: clintonr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 12:09:20 -0600
Lesson One - Get a Deposit Up Front,
and be sure the check clears ahead of time....



Lex Jenkins wrote:
> 
> According to some pros who frequent CompuServe and do nothing but weddings
> and family portraits, *their* mid-priced wedding packages go for around a
> thou - $1,000.  Everything shot on MF, and with one of the traditional
> leather albums.
> 
> At the other extreme, I know of a retired pro who offers to shoot for select
> clients (translation: people he likes) in an unusual way.  He charges
> nothing other than the cost of film, shoots only 35mm with a Leica RF, gives
> the film to the clients for them to process, and *requires* that he be
> invited to the reception as a regular guest and seated with the other
> guests.  He believes this enables him to mingle easily, get terrific
> candids, and since he enjoys weddings merely being there is reward enough.
> 
> After shooting a few things "on spec" the past couple of years, I now
> understand why full-time pros don't do that.  In one instance -
> photographing jewelry - the prospective client was indifferent to all my
> efforts, which were quite good if I may flog my own trumpet.  I finally
> realized she'd simply changed her mind about spending the money and didn't
> want to say so.
> -----------
> Lex Jenkins
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> "Budda-budda-budda!!!" - Sgt. Rock
> ======================================================================
> >Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 22:09:21 EST
> >From: DaEyeGuy@xxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: [OM] [OT] As the Winder Turns, Part 1, The Primal Scream
> >
> >...just what DOES a mid-sized wedding package cost nowadays?
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