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Typically how much are portraits?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:18 AM on Nov. 12, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I just had our pictures done the first of October from one of the best in our area and I spend $475.
    lapcounter

    Answer by lapcounter at 10:19 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • If you co to an actual professional photographer it can get pretty rediculous, but the plus is usually better scenery to choose from and well to me that is about it. they charge way to much for prints in my eyes. Get some coupons for Sears you can get out around 150 and get the coupons for JC Penney and it will probably be about 100.
    PsychMommie

    Answer by PsychMommie at 10:22 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • I paid 350.00 for my kids together in one portrait.
    KFree907

    Answer by KFree907 at 10:24 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • It depends on where you go, how many poses you want, and how many portraits you want.
    bjw_053109

    Answer by bjw_053109 at 10:25 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • http://targetportraits.com/coupons/coupons.html


    At Target you can get them for less  than $100.

    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 10:31 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • If there is a Picture People in your area...deffinitly check them out. I never spend over 40 or 50 bucks and we get several poses and size pic. i love Picture People they do great and the prices are spectacular!!!

    31angelmommy3

    Answer by 31angelmommy3 at 10:45 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • omg!@# I'm not wanting to spend even $100 call me a cheapo but I just need like one sheet...has anyone ever spent less than $100??
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:47 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • I paid a professional $250 for a CD of all 6 members of my family with group and separate portraits on them - I can print out whichever ones I want in whatever sizes are appropriate.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 10:49 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • I think it depends on where you get them. I know from past experience that Picture People do great work but are exorbitant price wise like 350.00. Then Walmart does some good ones but again in the 150-175 range. Penney's may do them for about 150-200. I am a sucker for pictures of dd though I don't ever give all of them away. I was working at a school for 8 years and since she was born, I had the school take them. I would get hers dome instead of mine and get some freebies then I would pick what I liked and would order more on line.

    Also, this year she's in Kindergarten so the school takes them. They are from Lifetouch like the school I worked at so I paid 57.00 for a CD which would be 25.00 if I bought it separately, a class picture and lots of others like 8x10's, 5x7's 2x3's and wallet sizes. That's the best price I have found yet and they turn out well
    alizarin_sunset

    Answer by alizarin_sunset at 11:12 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

  • we typically spend 150 to 200 on portraits, which is why im learning how to do it myself and save some $$..
    gothmama91

    Answer by gothmama91 at 11:46 AM on Nov. 12, 2009

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