RATES

Our work is our signature. Your photos are your treasure. It is important to you and to us that your sessions are enjoyable and your photos reflect your desires. PhotoSophistry will design custom packages as requested. While our prices reflect travel within a 30-mile San Francisco Bay Area radius, we also travel across the United States and internationally as needed. Following is our basic pricing structure effective January 1, 2017. Rates are subject to change without notice. 

 

PORTRAITS

Professional/Modeling Portfolio Sessions:  $399 includes a 60-minute portrait/fashion session, up to three looks, photo editing and touch-ups, and 20 online proofs from which to select.  Package includes 3 retouched digital images selected from the online proofs. Additional digital images or prints may be ordered “a la’ carte”.  A premium modeling professional/modeling portfolio session is available beginning at $499 and includes a 90-minute portrait/fashion session, up to three looks, photo editing and touch-ups, and 30 online proofs from which to select. The premium package includes 5 retouched digital images and a collection of small unretouched jpeg proofs. Orders for additional retouched images and/or prints can range from $50 to $500, depending on what size and how many prints you order. A flash drive with high resolution photos can be provided at a cost. Professionally bound print portfolios can be created and produced on a regular basis (10-14 days) or expedited basis (5-7 days). Contact us for additional details.

Senior Graduate Photo Sessions:  $299 includes a one-hour portrait session, basic photo editing and touch-ups, and 15 online proofs from which to select.  Package includes 3 retouched digital images selected from the online proofs. Additional digital images or prints may be ordered “a la’ carte”.  Orders for additional retouched images and/or prints can range from $50 to $500, depending on what size and how many prints you order. We will work with you to include unique elements such as a musical instrument, pet, or sport equipment in your photos if desired. 

LinkedIn/Social Media Headshots:  $249 includes a one-hour portrait session, basic photo editing and touch-ups, and 10 online proofs from which to select.  Package includes 2 retouched digital images selected from the online proofs. Additional digital images or prints may be ordered “a la’ carte”.  Orders for additional looks and/or prints can range from $50 to $250, depending on what size and how many prints you order. 

Children/Family Special:  This temporary special at $199 includes a one-hour portrait session, photo editing and touch-ups, and 15 online proofs from which to select. Package includes 2 retouched digital images selected from the online proofs. Additional digital images or prints may be ordered “a la’ carte”. Orders for prints can range from $25 to $250, depending on what size and how many prints you order. A flash drive with high resolution photos can be provided at a cost. Professionally bound print portfolios can be created and produced on a regular basis (10-14 days) or expedited basis (5-7 days). Contact us for additional details. ** Note: Rate changes to $299 for this package on July 1, 2017.

 

WEDDINGS

Wedding packages that include several hours of wedding day photography with one of our distinguished principal photographers and includes a professionally bound commemorative photo book begin at a modest $1,499. Of course, we also offer premium packages with two of our distinguished principal photographers, extended coverage hours, and professionally bound commemorative books beginning at $2,999. And if none of the packages are ideal, we will create custom packages based on our client's budget. Prices do not include travel expenses where necessary. Weddings are done in collaboration with our wedding photography partners Naalri. For additional details, visit our wedding page

 

EVENTS

Event Photography:  We are not accepting new event clients as of January 2016. We will provide this service only for existing clients on a case by case basis. $250 per hour, with a minimum of two event hours, is the basic event package. Beginning the third hour, the rate decreases to $100 per hour or portion thereof for each subsequent hour. These rates exclude any travel or other event-related costs. All rates include basic photo editing and touch-ups, and several online proofs.   

 

Navigate to our 'contact' page and send us a message to book a session. You may also call us directly at 925-635-3128 or 925-252-5164.

 

** Prices subject to change without notice. A nonrefundable deposit of $100 is due at the time your session is booked in order to reserve your date. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards. We also accept debit cards with the Visa or Mastercard logo and the online payment service, PayPal.