Sliding Scale Pricing
How it works
When you book a photoshoot with me, you’ll have the option to choose between the three sliding scale stages: minimum, standard, and pay it forward. For this model to work you need to be honest with yourself and your financial situation. I ask you to consider these factors, however, please don’t stress about it y'all! Pay what feels right. I will never ask questions or quiz you on your payment choices, and you do not need to explain a thing to me! Lastly, the scale does not determine what you get out of the photoshoot - if you pay less on the scale you do not get less out of the shoot, and vice versa.
Thank you to Andrea Vollgas, for help with this sliding scale verbiage.
Consider paying less on the scale if you:
Consider paying more on the scale if you:
are a person who experiences discrimination related to systemic oppression
have medical expenses not covered by insurance, been denied work, or experience discrimination related to ableism
are trans and saving for or have debt from gender-affirming surgery
are eligible for public assistance
have immigration-related expenses
are a sex worker who experiences occupational discrimination
are an unpaid community organizer/advocate
own your home or other properties
have investments, retirement accounts, or inherited money
have access to money and resources in times of need
work part-time by choice
have a relatively high degree of earning power due to level of education, gender privilege, racial privilege, thin privilege, class background, etc. Even if you are not currently exercising your earning power, I ask you to recognize this as a choice.
These rates are based on basic hour-long sessions and may change based on specific details of each individual shoot. Day rates may also be available. Let's chat about what can work for you!
Pay it FoRward