3 + 1 Reasons to Include Photography in Your 2019 Budget

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You’re likely already planning your non-routine spending for 2019. 

And I bet photography isn’t one of those items.

I get it. Photography isn’t a reoccurring expense for you. But it’s no different than choosing a new cell phone, because what was once a product for the few has become a needed asset for everyone.

And the quality of your pictures, just like a cell phone, comes down to cost.

Can you get a cheaper phone with less storage? Of course. Will it work for you? Likely. Will you be satisfied with what you end up with? Maybe.

When it comes to hiring a photographer, can you get one that’s less expensive? Of course. Will their pictures work? Likely. Will you be satisfied with what you end up with? Maybe.

We save for items such as vacations and new vehicles because we want an experience that meets and exceeds our expectations. A Ford Explorer and a Land Rover perform the same basic function, but you pay more for the Land Rover because you desire a certain level of quality.

It should be no different when it comes to your photographer.  

It’s easy to say that everyone needs professional pictures, but if you fit into these three reasons, then photography should be a priority for you in 2019:

A Growing Family

Plan on giving birth or adopting in 2019? Kids growing up before your eyes? It’s better to capture those maternity and family moments now before they’re gone. Even better if those photos are creative.

The Business of You

Never underestimate the power of a professional headshot. From your LinkedIn profile to owning your business, if you’re representing yourself in a professional nature, then you need professional headshots. The same goes for models looking for creative photos for their portfolio.

A Major Event

Engagements and weddings are obvious, but what about that big event your organization is hosting? If you’re sweating over every detail of your event, then you should sweat over the quality of your event pictures

And of course, there’s the “you never know” factor, from photos of your property to special pictures for yourself. Either way, it’s likely you’ll need and want professional photos in 2019.

Schedule an appointment to talk about your 2019 photography needs, and don’t forget to plan for them in your budget!