How much does Professional Photography cost in UAE?In Photography
“Happy moments are but priceless!”
However, professional photography service anywhere can be quite “cashy” and one of those places is definitely in the UAE. After being announced host country of Expo 2020, the Events Industry started to reverberate pound per pound, giving an ocean of opportunity for capturing significant moments of our lives, personal and commercial alike.
Since you don’t want to miss the memories, yet, thinking twice to hire a photo shooter for reasons such as value for money, I have searched for “Photography on a Budget!”
Roaming around the web, streets of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, parties and events, even telephone conversations and chatter with friends, I have found that majority of people in this region who loves photography so much that it is almost part of their daily routine, are Filipinos. Well, that explains why the Philippines is known to be the “Selfie Capital of the World.” I have heard there is a Selfie Museum made in Manila for this reason. But let me take you back to UAE. Here, the average cost of let say, general shoot by top companies range from AED800-1,800AED per hour, with a minimum number of hours and may or may not include prints. Simple family photo shoots cost a little lower though while weddings cost one of the highest.
Now here comes in the picture, free lancers. Professionals as they are, it is also hard to choose one whom you can entrust the might be once in a lifetime event of yours. You’ll be happy to know that I am featuring 3 of the most talented, young photographers I have met along the way in search for “Photography on a Budget”. Budget as it may seem, I have seen quite a lot of their work already couple of years back and they never fail to amaze me until this time! No wonder, they are currently working for top photography and events company in the UAE.
The first one is a lady, young, and with fresh ideas all the time. Meet Leonel Bernardo, experienced working with top companies, she covers most events of only the prestigious Sheikhs and Sheikha’s in Abu Dhabi. Therefore, if the Royal Families have been posing with her lens, you would have known she only produces quality images. She is also practicing mostly, sports photography.
The other promising artist has been in the business since 2004, Brian Carl. He is a destination photographer and he does astonishing shots with presence both in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. His collection is made up of people, emotion, brands, and of course his specialty, destinations. Pretty interesting huh? I was able to take a peek at an image from one of his private gallery…
He’s got great deal for wedding packages way, way, so much economical you can spend the rest of your wedding budget for sumptuous food, indelible giveaway or an extra wedding singer!
The last but definitely not the least that made it on my list, is Frai Camero. A talent born passionate about photography, he already own his very first ever photo studio in Dubai. His specialty is into fashion and brands. Some of his clients were Banana Republic, Aeropostale, Reg Tag, and Al Forsan. Take a look at one of his masterpieces…
These three artists offer the same professional service at a lower cost as compared to most company rates that you can get. They can mobilize the work starting only at 750AED!
In some usual occasions such as birthday parties, photo booth service is also famous. You rent a photo booth set-up which includes your themed backdrop and they will shoot photos of you and your guests unlimited with prints, for a certain number of hours. Two or three hour service costs around 700AED as minimum.
In conclusion, we have learned that “Photography on a Budget” service in UAE costs from 750AED depending on the event that will be covered while a whopping 800AED – 1,800AED per hour (minimum 4 hours) as a starting package for the glamorous ones. Most of the time, they can be consulted also for really nice locations within the country for shooting purposes based on the occasion.
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