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The 10 Commandments of a Successful Wedding Photographer: by Dominic Lee, AMPA. 1. Never ever take a booking without a booking fee (average 10%). A deposit is refundable while a booking fee is non refundable and explain that on your booking form. 2. Never ever smoke or drink alcohol while working and always dress as if you are a guest at the wedding. If you want to dress like “an artist” then take up wildlife photography. 3. Don't give printable files without a printed album which shows what the quality is really like. Customers will use a cheap one hour photo service and stick them in

Posted on December 19, 2019 by Priory Studios in Pictures, Uncategorized, Wedding

Five Year Old Vouchers. Can you imagine asking a plumber or a painter to spend a day working on your house and then handing him a 5 year old voucher? You wouldn't do it unless you were as mean as a snake. A new Irish law came into effect on Monday 2nd Dec 2019 which states that gift vouchers must be legally valid for at least 5 years. As a photographer I traditionally accepted vouchers no matter how old they were but I always put a one year expiry date on them as most people left it till the last minute before using it. I expect many people will now wait the full 5 years before getting

Posted on December 19, 2019 by Priory Studios in Uncategorized