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Nov 29, 2016 23:47 |  #16

Setting aside the Monday morning QBing, at this point i wouldn't work on or deliver a single additional image until paid in full 100%.


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Nov 30, 2016 01:17 as a reply to  @ post 18198442 |  #17

Pondrader! Avert your eyes!


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Nov 30, 2016 20:22 |  #18

Pippan wrote in post #18198838 (external link)
Pondrader! Avert your eyes!

Not sure what you're getting at there!


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Nov 30, 2016 20:49 |  #19

Pippan wrote in post #18198838 (external link)
Pondrader! Avert your eyes!


spiderm0nkey wrote in post #18199670 (external link)
Not sure what you're getting at there!

He is talking about the fox fur stole or whatever it is called. Check out Pondrader's Gallery and you will see why he said that.


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Dec 01, 2016 15:03 |  #20

Nogo wrote in post #18199684 (external link)
He is talking about the fox fur stole or whatever it is called. Check out Pondrader's Gallery and you will see why he said that.

Ah that makes sense then ;) It's a vintage fox fur from the 40's! Quite a strange sensation to hold an animal that lived so long ago. We used it as she is a big fan of The Chronicles of Narnia and her wedding photos were taken at the Elephant rocks in New Zealand, where they filmed scenes for the first movie. She wanted a couple of Narnia themed images just for something a bit different.


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Dec 04, 2016 14:25 |  #21

I've had dealings with friends and right off the bat I'm very clear with them on what I want. Close friends I'll do it for free and tell them what I'll provide and I'll want something from them in return. Like if the groom is a plumber he can do my new washroom for me lol. Anyone else it's money in full.


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Dec 05, 2016 16:59 as a reply to  @ BIllionfps's post |  #22

Yeah I like doing service exchanges too. I did some product photography for a workmate who then paid me by way of building a fantastic portable drawing board for me. Other times I've done fitness shoots in exchange for personal training sessions etc. Service swaps are just as good as money if the deal is just right!

Got the first installment of money over night from them (30%) so even if I get nothing else, I've broken even on my expenses.


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Dec 05, 2016 18:31 |  #23

I didn't scan through all the comments, but somebody has likely already mentioned this...payment in full prior to the event, no exceptions, ever, for anyone. I don't have any problem working out a payment plan with clients, especially since it can be used as a selling point for somebody who may not be comfortable with my price. However, you have to set specific payment dates in the contract with the last payment scheduled for at least a couple weeks before the event.

If I were you, I'd feel as if my Aunt took advantage of the family relationship. Personally, if I decide to provide services for family or close friends, I do it for free or I don't do it at all. Sure, I may miss out on some extra cash, but in my opinion, it isn't worth jeopardizing those personal relationships.



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Dec 07, 2016 20:21 |  #24

Never family or close friends. Way to much to risk if you ever have any issues. Here is an aunt taking advantage.


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Dec 13, 2016 22:48 |  #25

The fact that she waited that long, leads me to think there's a good chance it was intentional. To make sure you took the photos, and intentionally withheld inability to pay until you couldn't back out. Can't prove it.

Nice pinch to be in eh?

If you withhold photos, it could make you seem like a jerk if folks don't understand normal typical protocol.


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Dec 14, 2016 08:52 |  #26

It's hard to deal with family in this situation. I would wait until they pay up with the delivery.


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Dec 15, 2016 19:55 |  #27

Hard to believe someone would do this. I would not hand over the images until payment is made in full


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