How Much Do Headshot Photo’s Cost in Hampton Roads?
Most headshot photographers in Hampton Roads charge anywhere from $150 to $500. Realistically, you should be able to hire a very good photographer closer to the bottom of that scale.
The price range above would reflect headshot photographers in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, in Norfolk Virginia.
It’s true, you get what you pay for, but headshots are probably one of the least time-consuming types of sessions for a photographer. As such, there’s no reason you can’t find a high-end photographer who’s willing to charge at the lower end of that scale.
In this article, we’ll explore the reasons why well-known photographers charge more than average. We will also look at what you can do to get that perfect headshot without paying an arm and leg for it!
Most people start off their careers with happy memories from family photos in which they have been posed stiffly against brightly lit backgrounds or wearing clothes of little importance, but these days there’s no such thing as too much retouching when hiring a professional photographer—they’re always going back into images afterward anyway.
Photography can be a daunting process. You don’t want to just go with the first photographer who offers their services because they have good rates, but make sure you do research on them and are comfortable working together before deciding which one will best fit your needs!
Corporate Headshot Prices
Headshots can be a little bit difficult to figure out. We’ve outlined the different price points below so that you know what is most likely going on in your headshot session and how much it costs for each type of photo opportunity!
$25 – $75 for a 1-2 Headshots
It’s rare but you will certainly occasionally find photographers in Hampton Roads he will charge between $25 and $75 for 1 to 2 headshots. The photographer who takes headshots at this rate is just starting out and will probably do something similar. One thing is for sure, you’re not going to find a quality photographer who has really good editing software if they’re charging rates like that.
My advice, look at their work before even considering their services. Unfortunately, you probably will get what you pay for in this case.
Don’t work with someone if they don’t have samples of their shots. A headshot at this level won’t do anything more than a snapshot from your friend to help your career, so make sure the portfolio is up-to-date and excellent before investing time into meeting potential clients or working together on projects!
$100 – $200 for Headshots
These headshot photographers usually know how to shoot corporate headshots and can get some great images.
On the low end of this scale, you’re likely to find a full-time headshot photographer, that will know about portraits and expressions. As people are known for their memorable facial features it’s important that expression be captured beautifully in photographs so choose wisely.
When it comes to photography, you’re getting what they promise. So pay attention to the packages and amounts of digital downloads that come with each package.
Important factors to keep in mind with headshot photographers:
- Location…are you wanting more candid shots in an outside environment or do you need a more professional backdrop style background.
- You may want to consider hiring a makeup artist if you are in need of one. A good recommendation is going through photography and asking which artists they work with on retainer because this could make all the difference.
- It’s important to have a clear idea of the style of the shoot and the number of editable downloads you’re getting before your shoot.
$250 – $900 Headshots
These are assumed to be the most sought-after photographers in town because they specialize exclusively in headshots. The reality is, in most cases, the quality of their work is not much different than those charging $150-$300. Usually, the main reason they’re able to receive payments this large for a 20-minute session is that their work has been featured all over, it can appear that these guys are better at what they do. The truth is they are probably offering other options like a make-up and hairstyling service, Again, you can generally see if the quality is significantly better by looking at examples of their work on their website.
Our Cost For Headshots
Depending on how many headshots are needed our rates can be as low as $100. However, even for a single session, we can typically get the job done with the absolute best quality for $150.
Call 757-620-0536 or email us here for more information.