In this issue: DIY photography on a budget
|The average cost of a professional photo shoot varies depending on a number of things: geographic location, skill level and style of photography, just to name a few. However, it is estimated that the average shoot costs somewhere between $75 and $150 per hour. Additional expenses for travel, professional models, and photo processing and editing all add up, making the final bill more than some nonprofits can afford.This has caused some nonprofit organizations to take matters into their own hands—literally. And you can, too. For tips on taking professional-looking photos with your digital point-and-shoot or mobile device, keep reading.|
Tips for picturesque DIY photography
Here are some simple tips your nonprofit can use to take great-looking photos on a shoestring budget.
Remember, professional-looking photography doesn’t have to cost your nonprofit an arm and a leg. Follow these tips for fantastic-looking DIY pics. After all, your picture should be worth a thousand words—not dollars.
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