View Poll Results: have you shot for free b4?

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  • yes.... for charity work/ to help out

    72 54.14%
  • yes... to build my portfolio

    31 23.31%
  • yes... to meet ppl in the industry

    3 2.26%
  • yes... why should i give you a reason?

    16 12.03%
  • no... never!!! it's exploitative!

    11 8.27%
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Thread: ok.....own up!!!

  1. #21
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    I always shoot for free

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    there are people who pay to shoot also

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    I've shot weddings for friends for free but they usually give me a big "ang pow" later though it is nowhere near what I charge. I've also done shoots for charity before but if there's commericial value attached to it, die, die must charge.

    Quote Originally Posted by ortega
    lol good one, I did not think of that.

    Did the PhotoAid event at the merlion and together we shot thousands of pictures
    for "FREE"

    Free as we did not earn a single cent, in fact we still need to cover running costs from our own pockets. Had lots of fun and met lots of nice people.
    was there as well and did everything ortega said except shoot. Dose this count?
    Damm!! if it does not count. Now I'll have to find another chirty event to shoot for this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yqt
    I've shot weddings for friends for free but they usually give me a big "ang pow" later though it is nowhere near what I charge. I've also done shoots for charity before but if there's commericial value attached to it, die, die must charge.

    was there as well and did everything ortega said except shoot. Dose this count?
    Damm!! if it does not count. Now I'll have to find another chirty event to shoot for this year.
    err... the 'big ang pow' was no where near what you charge ... but well over?

    jialak ... i didn't do actual shooting at PhotoAid also leh, but i did mugshots of the volunteers, can count or not?

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    Quote Originally Posted by eikin
    jialak ... i didn't do actual shooting at PhotoAid also leh, but i did mugshots of the volunteers, can count or not?
    Did you charge the volunteers? If not than it is considered free shoot lah..... if you charge, than I'm sure you'll get free humtum

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    Quote Originally Posted by yqt
    Did you charge the volunteers? If not than it is considered free shoot lah..... if you charge, than I'm sure you'll get free humtum

    Hi there,
    I'm a volunteers doing service for my C.C but I do charge them for all the expenses.


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    I shoot my unit family days and cohesion events that happen out of cam.Take the opportunity to practise my craft.And no, I was not their appointed photographer.
    We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities. - Oscar Wilde

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    Used to shoot for free all the time, for church.

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    Free for friends and charity work. I do charge for all else, especially my aviation related work if the images are to be used commercially.

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    as long it's for charity and i'm free to do it, i'll be there to help

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    Once, and enuff was enuff. That's about it.
    "Wonders of the Human Mind. Unfathomable to the highest degree."

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    First 2! But only if i know the charity event well, or have friends in it etc

    But its too time consuming for free so i rarely do it anymore unless i see that it will build my portfolio up more
    Last edited by wildstallion; 24th April 2006 at 05:54 PM.

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    i always shoot for free too
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    Yes, for a colleague ROM.

    But I'm no pro, no 'proper' equipment (only a prosumer), no formal training received,...

    Take it as a practice / test-water / experimental exercise. Not even good enough to consider as building porfolio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaren
    how many of you have shot for free?

    how come don't have option for "no, my shots all CMI"?

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    basket....such an old thread also want to revive??!!!!

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    Return of the Auntie!

  18. #38

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    I shoot for the SPCA and another animal welfare group called NANAS

    Have considered doing commercial pet photography in the future
    Furry Photos - Photography for the Modern Pet

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    Shoot for free ?

    Shoot for free what ?

    I will shoot for a free 4 course meal at a lavish resturant !

    I was also thinking of putting a charge on photo's posted here
    Time, is an effortless construction :)

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    Who wants to pay me? I make pictures people don't want!

    Nobody wants to pay me..............................

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