Joel Nisleit Photocraft
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Horicon professional photography rates

Business/Corporate Base Rate

Event, editorial, environmental portrait, process, interior/exterior, product-on-white. Includes photography, color-corrected JPEGs, mileage:

  • $1,600/day; $200/hour. Please note there's a $300 job minimum for jobs outside of Horicon.

Environmental Portrait Base Rate

Includes location photography of you in your environment (not studio), editing and mileage:

  • $250 job minimum includes color corrected images, 4 retouched (minor blemish removal).
  • Contact for custom quote; varies by number of images needed, time, demands of location.
  • Additional retouching/revisions extra.

Real Estate

Starting at $150 per residential unit. Contact for custom quote.

Art Archiving

Get a faithful digital archival copy of your 2D or 3D art. Perfect for paintings, drawings, any piece that won't fit in a scanner. Photographed with a calibrated process on a 47-megapixel Nikon Z7. Includes color-corrected, full-res JPEG and TIFF files, 2 revisions. You must be the maker or show copyright ownership or copy release:

  • 2D art: $40 per piece
  • 3D art: $60 per piece
  • Turnaround: 3 business days

Photo Restoration

Digital retouching to restore aged or damaged photographs or art pieces. Tell me what you want to fix and receive a restored digital version, with pricing based on level of restoration. Note: The original is digitized and restoration is done on the digital version only; I don't work on the original piece. You must provide reasonable evidence of copyright ownership or copy release.

  • Light Restoration: $20 per image (facial shine, stray hairs, skin blemishes, teeth & eye enhancement, braces removal, fix eyeglass glare, head swap, open or close eyes, extend solid background, solid background replacement, 1 revision, digital copy)
  • Advanced Restoration: $35 per image (everything in Light Restoration plus: change color of item, replace background, add/remove people, remove background distractions, lens flare, hot spots, whole body retouch/reshape, 3 revisions, digital copy)
  • Full Restoration: $80 per image (anything in Light and Advanced Restoration plus: colorize, fix damage, faded colors, spots, 3 revisions, digital copy)
  • Pricing is per image, as restoration work is meticulous and time-intensive

Second Photographer Rate

  • $55/hour, no copyright required, no editing.

I use high-end Nikon FX gear including a D4 and Z7, Nikkor lenses 70-200 2.8, 24-120 f/4, 85 1.8, multiple Speedlights, AlienBee R800 /w 65-inch umbrella, 43" octo-box, 28" soft box, shoot-throughs, ICE Light, Torch Light, Phottix Odin II radios.

Skilled in wedding photojournalism, posed photojournalism, artistic direction, posing and lighting.

Assistant Rate

Experienced assisting for any photo shoot, hauling gear, setting up and changing lighting:
  • $25/hour includes mileage.


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