BEST FOR BROKER LISTINGS
Lowest cost is a one hour shoot at dockside with basic lighting set-ups. While I can promise 6 well lit interior images, I would make sure I got two more exterior shots in the allotted time. This works well for the broker who simply wishes to get a boat properly listed at the lowest possible cost.
FOR BROKERS AND OWNERS
Two hours is plenty of time to insure a good representation of almost any boat to 45'. I can promise 10 well lit interior images, but would hope to get as many as 12 including exterior views. If shots away from the dock are desired, more time may be required. A good fit for brokers or owners.
FOR THE OWNER WHO WISHES A BOOK AND/OR WEBSITE
A Half-Day allows me the opportunity to get several wide views of each interior compartment, plus close-ups of some of the more interesting and attractive features. The Half-Day Rate covers four hours of shooting and a savings of $100 off the hourly rate.
FOR BROKERS, DEALERS OR MANUFACTURERS WITH MORE THAN ONE BOAT
Rarely is a full day needed to document any one boat, however, shooting several boats or an exceptionally large classic yacht may require extra time. A Full-Day shoot is also recommended, if shots away from port or while underway are required. Interior staging is included to convey a lifestyle that will appeal to the prospective buyer.
NUMBER OF IMAGES
The number of images will depend upon the client's wishes, i.e., interior only, interior and exterior, etc.
TIME OF DAY
Most exterior shoots work best either in early morning or late afternoon light. Mid-day light can produce harsh shadows and a flat looking image. The image of GRETA (above) was taken just before sunset. For best results and if your schedule will allow, I would prefer to shoot at either of these times.