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jjmills 10 153 Scotland
25 Sep 2006 2:10PM

I have been asked to quote on a job, photograph the outside of a building for use in company brochure, annual reports and press ads.

They are looking for a complete buy out.

Any ideas how much to quote?

Seems to be urgent.

Any help thanks.


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Mark_Readman 10 922
25 Sep 2006 4:07PM
Tell them to employ a proffesional
jjmills 10 153 Scotland
25 Sep 2006 4:15PM
Thanks Mark,

Would you like the job, how about I pass on the info to you...
UserRemoved 9 118
25 Sep 2006 4:25PM
I have to ask - what happened to this Mark after his acerbic comment

is he a hit and run ie set up a profile make a comment then disable everything? ie a coward

has he been struck off?

sorry to be off subject but intrigued
strawman 11 22.0k 16 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2006 4:34PM
No he has posted similar comments in the past.
JohnHawthorne 9 1.7k 5 Scotland
25 Sep 2006 4:35PM
No, he hasn't been struck off or anything like that. Sorry, there's no drama here. Wink

ePz is a bit addictive especially with so many photographers on it so it's natural Mark doesn't really want to leave. In fact Mark is one of our many regulars and visits the site every day.
strawman 11 22.0k 16 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2006 4:37PM
He could be outside that hotel right now.....
jjmills 10 153 Scotland
25 Sep 2006 4:39PM
Good for Mark.

Now does anyone have any comments on my issue, as Mark's weren't too helpful.


JohnHawthorne 9 1.7k 5 Scotland
25 Sep 2006 4:44PM
By complete buy out I assume you mean they want full copyright? If so then charge an hourly rate for your time, equipment and expertise. That could be as much as 1500 per day.
User_Removed 10 4.9k England
25 Sep 2006 4:48PM
I'd say as much as you can haggle. Past answers to the same question of how much to charge vary, between 10-500. Depends on how big the company is and scaring them off by quoting too much. How badly you need the job/money...... could it further your career, is it just a one off etc.
I'm no help I know Smile
In past enquiries of this nature people have been referred to one of the industry books/websites.
Maybe a trawl of the freelance section of this forum would be the quickest way to an answer.
keithh 11 24.2k 33 Wallis And Futuna
25 Sep 2006 5:33PM
Daily rate....done.

They own the building I guess and you'll be shooting on their land I guess, so copyright doesn't even enter into it - in fact it gets mentioned so many times on EPZ that it muddies the waters - take the shots, charge for your time and walk away.
jjmills 10 153 Scotland
25 Sep 2006 7:28PM
Daily Rate fine, if I can work that out...

Yes their building but no not there land ~ on a public road.

Thanks for all the replies.

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