So I am an accountant and I see a lot of threads about how much to charge, how much to spend on product packaging, prints etc. I also realize when you invoice clients you don't itemize so they don't exactly know what they are getting charged for.
I thought it would be a good idea for everyone to post up what they spend for an average shoot - that way people may find out they are spending too much on product packaging or they may even find out they are not charging enough to make money. It would also help if you linked to you supplier(s) if possible in order to provide information should someone want to use them.
I am not a professional photog so I don't have anything to post, but I will post a sample of what I think would help. (keep in mind I know NOTHING about what this stuff costs so these figures will NOT be accurate). Keep in mind this is stuff you are paying for in order to help others identify process/supplier improvements
Web hosting for main website
Online checkout services
Studio Rental costs
Hopefully you can get annual costs for the above and then estimate the number of shoots you do to figure out how much you spend per shoot.
For the items below they are more shoot specific so maybe just use a "typical" shoot to estimate.
Purchased equipment fees
Rented equipment - Break out in to categories body/lenses/lights
Driving, Gas etc.
So then your final sample invoice could be like this (add/remove any other costs I forgot):
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