Nightstalker wrote in post #13824850
I guess that the answer really depends on how much you want / need the work.
does it, or does it depend on how we want to run our business, if we break our policies then whats the use of them?
cdifoto wrote in post #13824879
Well it won't do you any good to get into a pissing match with her. You can either change your terms to get the job or you can stick to your terms and decline the job.
oh definitely not! should we change our terms for one client? that could open us up to all sorts of problems, thats why we have them.
Flores wrote in post #13824863
I would double my price... and then tell her she can pay half up front.
but thats me.
Mark2Mark wrote in post #13824922
I think she is being reasonable. Not much she can do with low res.
you think it's reasonable that a client can dictate to you the way you should run your business?
GadgetRick wrote in post #13824992
I agree. Basically, not everyone is going to like all of your policies. If you feel it is in your best interest, you can change the policy for this instance (or for all), otherwise, apologize and tell them this is the way you do business.
I don't feel it's in my best interest at all, I can a see it turning into a nightmare further down the track.
As always there's a story that goes with it, the bride to be likes our images, want's us to shoot it, the husband hasn't meet with us, is a business person, and has been pushing for lower rates etc etc. we've bent a bit on the initial price, then the first email came through with his proposal and the mention of risk. It's caused some thought, the 'risk' thing, but I think that is part of it, that's the reason why you meet and go over the photographers website/portfolio/albums etc prior to booking your wedding, to remove the risk.
definitely it is the 2 options of change the t&c's or not and decline, it's interesting that a lot of you would change your t&c's so quickly though...