Professional Knife Photography Rate Card


  1. Send your knife to me to be photographed in my studio. Be assured that great care will be taken to handle your knife carefully and return it to you in the same condition as it was received.
  2. I will discuss options with you about how you would like you knife shot (backgrounds, props, etc.)
  3. I will shoot several photos of your knife and send you proofs so that you can select the ones that you want. I can also enhance the photos to your preferences.
  4. I will submit your chosen photo(s) to at least 3 major knife publications (Blade, Knives Illustrated, and Tactical Knives)
  5. I will send you one finished 8x10 inkjet print of the photo you choose. Additional prints can be ordered as needed (see below).
  6. I will carefully repackage your knife and return via the carrier you choose. Customer is responsible for shipping charges.

Important Notice: I retain copyright of all photos and reserve the right to use the photos for promotional and/or publication purposes with knifemaker credit. You will have unlimited publication rights to all photos that you purchase. If photos are submitted to knife magazines or other publications, they will be granted conditional publication rights.

Basic Studio Photo Shoot: $95

  • Includes several shots (at least 6) on simple background
  • Proofs sent to you for approval. Graphic enhancements available for additional charge (see below)
  • Selected image(s) sent to at least 3 major knife publications
  • One finished 8x10 inkjet print delivered to you
  • Additional photo prints can be conveniently ordered online through a private, password protected, online photo gallery.

Graphic enhancements: $50 per hour, one hour minimum (Includes composite photos)
(See Samples)

Composite photos are compositions of two or more photos with elements combined into one image with graphic enhancements, text, logos and/or custom backgrounds. Due to the considerable amount of time and Photoshop work required, composite photos are $50 each. After the initial charge for creation, copies are as priced below.

Props and location shoots: Priced per job

Additional Color Prints: (plus shipping)

Notes About Prints:
Inkjet prints are produced on a HP Photosmart 9700 photo printer using HP Premium quality photo paper.
Photo prints are produced in a professional photo lab on Fujicolor Crystal Archive professional photographic paper using state-of-the-art Fuji Frontier printers and processed with Fuji Hunt chemicals. The archival quality of this process is 50+ years before fading may occur.

  • 5x7 Inkjet Print - Matte or Glossy: $8
  • 5x7 Photo Print - Matte or Glossy: $9
  • 8x10 Inkjet Print - Matte or Glossy: $11
  • 8x10 Photo Print - Matte or Glossy: $12
  • 11x14 Photo Print - Matte or Glossy: $15
  • 16x20 Photo Print Poster - Matte or Glossy: $25
  • Giant 20x30 Photo Print Poster - Matte or Glossy: $45
  • 25 4x6 Postcards: $35
  • 24 3.5x5 Folded Cards with Envelopes: $35
  • 11 oz. Picture Mug - White: $12
  • 11 oz. Picture Mug - Black: $14
  • Photo T-Shirt - White (Adult S, M, L, XL): $20
  • 11x14 Canvas Print - Gallery Wrap Mounted: $75
  • 16x20 Canvas Print - Gallery Wrap Mounted: $95
  • 20x30 Canvas Print - Gallery Wrap Mounted: $150
  • Ask about other available photo sizes and photo merchandise




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