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Events Photography Pricing and Terms

Somers Images℠ Event and Corporate Photography


  • Free initial consultation
  • Events – locally or on-location shoots in U.S. & Internationally
  • Image files available for viewing & download within 24 hours from anywhere(unless otherwise agreed)
  • Shot & edited with high end professional equipment and software
  • PayPal, corporate checks accepted.
  • Types of Events: In-house corporate & organizational, Award Ceremonies, Conferences, Product Demonstrations, Private Events & Parties, Linked-In Informal & Formal On-location Portraits, Architectural, Landscape, Red Carpet, Photojournalistic Style, Black & White, Speedlights or Available Natural Light


  • Packages


    Deliverables: The number of photos provided to clients varies from case-to-case. For an awards ceremony, conference or dinner lasting 2 hours a client may require only 10 good images for a website, newsletter or magazine. However, two hours at a convention or party may produce 50 to 150 useful shots. Somers Images℠ works with each assignment on a case-by-case basis to assure clients receive desired results.


  • Western suburbs of Chicago: 2 hour minimum @ $135 per hour = $270
  • Elsewhere: 3 hour minimum = $405
  • 4 hours = $540
  • 6 hours = $810*
  • 8 hours = $1080*
  • Beyond 8 hours in one day are billed at $150 for each additional hour. Plus transportation, meals & lodging when applicable – please see below
  • Editing beyond agreed upon deliverables: $75/hr.

  • Travel Fees
  • Western Suburbs of Chicago – No travel fee: Aurora, Batavia, Benedictine University, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, College of DuPage, Elburn, Elmhurst, Geneva, Glenn Ellyn, Hinsdale, Lisle, Lombard, Montgomery, Naperville, North Central College, Oak Brook, Oak Brook Terrace, St. Charles, West Chicago, Wheaton, Wheaton College, Westmont, Villa Park.
  • Near-west Suburbs - $50: Oak Park-River Forest, Brookfield, Broadview
  • Chicago Downtown – $75: (includes parking) Loop, North & South Michigan Avenue, Downtown campuses of DePaul, Lincoln Park, McCormick Place, Navy Pier, Northwestern, Robert Morris College, Roosevelt University, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village – all hotels & corporate offices.
  • Evanston, Hyde Park, Chicago Other - $75: Northwestern University, University of Chicago, Midway Airport, Joliet, North Shore, NW Suburbs
  • 50 – 100 mi radius - $100: Beloit, Dekalb, Dixon, Rockford, Kenosha.
  • Overnight - $100 per day plus transportation, meals & lodging.

  • Usage Rights
  • Unlimited use with byline for internal Website, LinkedIn, Facebook, Newsletter, Prints, Editorial etc.
  • Rights managed licensing for external Advertising, External Email Marketing, Promotions, Signage, Posters, Print Publications, Media – Television, Internet Ads, Direct Mail, Point-of-Sale, Promotional Merchandise, Logos, Artwork. Contact Somers Images℠ to discuss: tim@somersimages.com or +1-630-235-7617.
  • Event Photography Inquiry

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