John Bailey Photography | Pricing


I charge for either a HALF DAY (4 hours) or FULL DAY 

Up to: 5 hours = HALF DAY RATE + 1 hour

over:  5 hours =          DAY RATE


HALF DAY RATE:  £220 *    

         DAY RATE:  £400 *


To include:

  • Previous discussions/creation of ideas/location/technical information and advice. Travelling time. Photoshoot. Basic editing, sorting, storing, producing copies/duplicates in different resolutions. Private client proof gallery.
  • Royality-free license for personal use only. This includes personal social media use, prints and reproduction.
  • Commercial license for online use only. This includes company websites, social media pages and blogs etc.


[ * ] Not included (if required)


  • Specialised editing - difficult lighting situations caused by location, forbidden use of flash/external lighting, very low light, multiple light sources/white balance readings. Very large amounts of specific editing/cropping. Architectural perspective adjustments/corrections.
  • Retouching - Removal of blemishes, shadows. Reduction of bodyweight, manipulation of figure.
  • Composites - Removal/changes of backgrounds/skies etc.
  • Advanced Photoshop techniques - All other colour/lighting effects that are not possible to create in-camera, to achieve overall desired result.


TRAVEL COSTS:  £0.40 p.m - Mileage as re: AA Route finder

HIRE CHARGES - Any studio, props or specialised equipment, postal/courier charges, as previously agreed.



  1. Weddings, Christenings, special events are priced on as a Bespoke Service. Therefore extra charges (e.g., 2nd photographer, assistant etc) may be required, dependant on the client’s requirement.
  2. The rates above do not include: Commercial use for print, publication, advertising/promotion. Please enquire for Full-commercial licence fees.




Commercial & Corporate clients - Payment 14 days after completion/approval of proofs. Contract by email.

Private Clients - Payment preceded by 25% deposit and balance on day. Contract by email.

(e.g.: Weddings, Christenings, Presentations, Events, Parties, Portraits etc.)