(Closed) What's a good gift for your photographer?

posted 6 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 3
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Helper bee

A gift certificate for a massage and/or spa treatments, lol. I am always super achey after photographing a long wedding and being gifted a massage would probably make you my favorite client 😉

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Best gift you can give is a nice review. Gas and food cards are great. I love going out to eat. Id rather have that over spas service as much as Id love it. 🙂

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Oh, I think gas cards are a great idea!

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

1- I’d give her a gift @ the recpetion.(she’ll think of it when she’s working on those free photos of your’s)

2- Try to do something personal.  I am sure she has a blog or pinterest page- get on there and see what she likes.  My photographer loves Anna Karenina, for example, so if I weren’t already paying her a ton I might incorporate that. 

3- Go for something a bit more artsy, she’s a photographer and she’ll appreciate that.

Post # 8
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Sugar bee

I recently gave my sister (a talented amateur photographer) a GorillaPod, after getting the idea from a friend who received one as a gift and loved it (the friend is a talented photographer-journalist). A GorillaPod is a tripod with flexible legs so that you can adjust it for funky angles, wrap it around a pole or tree branch, etc. If your photographer is a pro she may already have something like this, but you could look into it (and maybe make sure she has a gift receipt/way of returning it if she doesn’t need it?).

Post # 9
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Newbee

I’m a photographer based in Atlanta, and I’d say the best thing a couple could give would be to take me out to lunch or dinner a few weeks / months AFTER the wedding. Photographers really love to keep in touch with our clients and see how they are doing. We need friends too!

Post # 10
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Busy bee

Some of the best gifts I’ve received from clients: massage at an amazing spa, gift card for hubby and I for a nice dinner, B&H gift card, apple gift card, photojojo gift card. Always the best thing you can do is leave good reviews and recomend them to your friends.

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