Why does a photo session cost money? It's just 'a matter of pressing a button on a camera', isn't it? 

Whether it's a photo studio, an airline or a webshop; every organisation has various fixed and flexible costs. So does Rotterdam Photography. We have, for example, the following costs:

  • Salary costs of the photographer, social security, etc.;
  • Monthly rent of the studio, water, electricity, heating, insurance, etc.;
  • Investment in /depreciation of photo equipment, studio equipment, studio renovation/furnishing/improvements, etc.;
  • Investment in /depreciation of backdrops, decorations, dresses, props, costumes, gadgets, etc.;
  • Value Added Tax (VAT) and other government charges and indirect taxes;
  • Subscriptions of various software packages, Cloud-storage services, website hosting, etc;