Frequently Asked Questions
How do you normally charge for your service?
I charge 120.00 per Hour and am negotiable depending on the client and type of job and hours required. But my primary objective is to produce images that are ever lasting to stand the test of time. My hourly rate is cheap considering you are getting a professional at manageable rates who is will to be flexible to your needs.
What makes your pricing competitive?
The quality of the final images is second to none as if you are looking for a professional job look no further than my web site www.josephlafferty.com and the samples of work will give you an indication of the standard of my work. Anyone charging less than my hourly rate has got problems or just trying to get the experience to go on to other job, beware.
Are there any special offers you would like to offer to Oneflare customers?
I am offering $75.00 portrait sittings with prints and digital out put additional to the seventy five dollar sitting fee. And that will all depend on prints ordered. So feel free to ask questions as I am here to accommodate your needs with the best professional photographic job available. Feel free to speak.
Why should a customer hire you over another service provider?
Any person requiring photographic services should inspect my previous work at www.josephlafferty.com to get a feel of what there are going to get out of hiring me, as I am a professional who is experienced in delivering professional images that are last the test of time.
What experience, skills, qualifications or training do you have to make you the right person for the job?
I have twenty five years experience along with an associated off applied science, majoring in photography that I acquired in the in Denver Colorado USA that put me in the driver seat to produce images of the highest standard.
Is there a particular aspect of your trade or industry that you specialise in?
I specialize in stills photograph and video production for weddings clients corporate customers and along with the publishing and advertising industry so please feel free to talk about all your photographic needs.
How can a customer save money before you start the work? Please give 3 tips
Know where you are going to use the photographs before you contact me. Have the product that is the subject cleaned and in best condition. Know who you are aiming the photograph to.
What are the typical things that you need to know before you can provide a quote to a customer?
Who is going to see the photograph? Where is it going to be published? What are you trying to say? What feel, do you want in the photograph? How long do you need to use the photograph for?
Are you an insured business and do you guarantee your work?
I have public liability and I do guarantee my work. If you do not like what you receive at the end of the day, can request a re-shoot or get fifty percent off the photographic fee but you can't use the photographs.
What makes you the most reliable and trustworthy person for the job?
Working for National publishing houses and magazine publishers shows my reliability and trustworthiness so I ask you to look at my past clientele to see my track record.
Do you have a favourite customer story you would like to share?
I have many favourite customer stories but what pleases me the most is the joy I give them when they work with me here is a quote from Renee Cutrupi, Senior Media & Events Officer, ACT Office of Multicultural Affairs
Community Services Directorate, ACT Government, "Thanks so much for your great work on Thursday. We’ve had nothing but excellent feedback about your professionalism and patience during the ceremonies."
What questions should a customer ask to hire the right service professional?
Do you have a web site that I could I see other work you have completed as mine is https://www.josephlafferty.com?
How did you decide to get into your line of work?
The beauty of light and the wonders the camera can do to record that light, bought me to professional world of photography.
What questions do customers commonly ask and how would you answer them?
Do you shoot that sort of subject matter? Yes. Then I will recall the type of situation that the client has asked about my experience of, and that experience varies with each and every client.
What do you like most about your job?
The challenge of producing an Images that stands out, in time and history, that meet my expectations of world class photographic work that I can be proud of in time to come.