(Closed) Photographer Question – What to do?

posted 8 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Newbee

a gift card to b&h photo or adorama 🙂

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

If he’s saving you about $2000 I might gift him with $300-500.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I would recommend cash unless you could find out which retailer he buys most of his supplies from

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Will he even take your money? I find that people don’t want to take my money or check, but they’ll take a gift card more readily

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Tannery Pond at the Darrow School

Yeah, I think I would at least include a gift card as part of it bc like EJS said, if he’s a friend, he might not even take your money at all! A gift card, tho, since it’s already bought and paid for, is hard to turn down…It could even be to like, Starbucks or maybe a nice restaurant in the photographer’s town? 

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010 - Stage 6 Steiner Studios

That’s so nice of your family member to help out! If he’s willing to take your cash gift, you might consider giving him what you would have tipped a $2k photog $300-$450. Then again if he’s considering this a gift, he might not take anything so I think the other ideas like going out to a really nice restaurant are also good!

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I agree with the gift card, especially from B&H Photo like Razvan said.  I got the FI’s Nikon from there and its a great place, very HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for any photographer! 

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