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Aug 26, 2016

Ichiyo Hiroshima ​Ichiyo Ivy - Photographer

by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 26, 2016 06:45 AM
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I have received an enquiry as below.

She disappear after my rough estimate...

I am wondering, So I dig...

And here is how she present to the world.

"Ichiyo Ivy - Photographer

Ichiyo Hiroshima. Based in Orange County, CA since 2011. Originally from Japan. Photographer/ Event Planner/ Interpreter Macrobiotic Conceirge."

If you don't know how much to charge, you may join some associations... no need to waste my time.

Aug 25, 2016

Nude Art

by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 25, 2016 07:15 PM
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Shout out to the guy that sent me a message with just two word "Nude Art". I don't know what he trying to attempt, but still... THANKS

Aug 22, 2016

Beware Photographer Scammer

by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 22, 2016 02:52 PM
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He offer CNY100000 for a photo shot as init contact, and after a week or so of works to collect model cards and other arrangements... etc.. Finally he say he don't know what he want in real.

Aug 20, 2016

Photography Package? Photography Quotation?

by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 20, 2016 05:09 AM
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Everyday done 5 quotations cannot make my living.

If you don't have budget, and you still ask for extra is wasting boths' time.

From now on we will just estimate with your budget (real), so please don't message me JUST ask for a quotation.

Aug 18, 2016

Professional VS Paid

by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 18, 2016 01:46 AM
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Lately I have access to a couple projects, that I can provide better solutions and results... BUT they are limited to some factors.

How can I do? How can I go forward.


Aug 16, 2016

Will Photoshop Solve Their Professional Photography Needs? Sure No!

by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 16, 2016 10:53 PM
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A guy come and ask for a commercial photo shoot of their bluetooth headphone with models....

And the comment... he return after we do the estimate.

Client from hell

Aug 10, 2016


by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 10, 2016 01:33 AM
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Ken Tam Photography - Zhuhai


Aug 01, 2016

USD4529 Advertising Photography Job

by Ken Tam — last modified Aug 01, 2016 12:15 PM
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You have to deliver 30 high quality photographs of a theme park (every facilities, and corporate shots), provide pre production, gear, talent ba ba ba

Hard part

Image Usage: Worldwide usage in all media, corporate communication material, website and promotion material (e.g. leaflet, advertising design etc) Permanent image usage right

If you want this ripoff job, please comment below / bellow.


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