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Editorial Photographer in SG

Professional editorial photographer in Singapore

What is an Editorial Photographer?

An editorial photographer is a professional photographer who creates images for publication in print or digital media. These images may be used to accompany articles, reports, or features in magazines, newspapers, websites, or other forms of media.

Editorial photographers may work on a freelance basis or be employed by a media organization. They may cover a wide range of topics, including news, politics, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, culture, and more. Editorial photographers typically work to a brief provided by the media organization or publication, and they may be required to work to tight deadlines. They may also be required to travel to various locations to cover events or to capture images in the field.

Why are Editorial Photographers Important?

Editorial photographers are important because they help to visually tell stories and convey information through images. In today's media landscape, where people often consume news and information quickly and on the go, powerful images can help to grab the attention of the viewer and convey a message more effectively than words alone. Editorial photographers play a crucial role in providing these images, and they help to bring stories to life and give them context and depth.

In addition to the visual aspect of their work, editorial photographers also play a vital role in the gathering and documenting of news and events. They may be present at important events and capture images that provide a record of what happened, as well as offer a different perspective on the story. This can be especially important in cases where there may be conflicting accounts of an event or where the images captured by editorial photographers may provide important evidence.

Overall, the role of editorial photographers is to provide high-quality, informative, and engaging images that help to tell the stories of the world around us.

Should I Hire a Professional Editorial Photographer?

There are a few key factors to consider when deciding whether to hire a professional editorial photographer:

  1. The importance of the event or story: If the event or story you are covering is significant and will be widely covered in the media, it may be worth hiring a professional editorial photographer to ensure that you have high-quality images that capture the key moments and convey the story effectively.
  2. Your budget: Professional editorial photographers can be expensive, especially if you require them to travel or work on location. You should consider whether you have the budget to hire a professional, or whether you may need to find alternative ways to obtain the images you need.
  3. Your own skills and equipment: If you are comfortable with photography and have the necessary equipment, you may be able to take your own images. However, if you are not confident in your abilities or do not have access to professional-grade equipment, it may be worth hiring a professional to ensure that you get the best possible results.

Ultimately, the decision to hire a professional editorial photographer will depend on your specific needs and resources. If you have a significant event or story that you want to cover, and you have the budget and resources to do so, hiring a professional photographer can be a good investment.

Sample Editorial Photo Albums

🔍1   Commercial Business Photoshoot - Marc & Cheryl Loh @ Platinum Fitness @ Tanglin Mall
1. Marc & Cheryl Loh

@ Platinum Fitness @ Tanglin Mall
πŸ’‘ Ambient light photography
🔍14   Commercial Fitness Photoshoot - Platinum Fitness @ Platinum Fitness @ Tanglin Mall
2. Platinum Fitness

@ Platinum Fitness @ Tanglin Mall
πŸ’‘ Ambient light photography
🔍9   Studio Fruits Themed Photoshoot - Carol Lim @ Photography Studio @ Buona Vista
3. Carol Lim

@ Photography Studio @ Buona Vista
⚑ Flash photography
🔍5   Casual Lifestyle Business Photoshoot - RPT (Range Personal Training) @ The Guild Fitness (gym)
4. RPT (Range Personal Training)

@ The Guild Fitness (gym)
🌞 Natural light photography
🔍15   Casual Gym Business Photoshoot - RPT (Range Personal Training) @ The Guild Fitness (gym)
5. RPT (Range Personal Training)

@ The Guild Fitness (gym)
πŸ’‘ Ambient light photography
🔍11   Personal Training Business Gym Photoshoot - Gold's Gym Singapore @ Gold's Gym Singapore outlets
6. Gold's Gym Singapore

@ Gold's Gym Singapore outlets
⚑ Flash photography
🔍11   Commercial Interview Gym Photoshoot - Gold's Gym Singapore @ Gold's Gym Singapore outlets
7. Gold's Gym Singapore

@ Gold's Gym Singapore outlets
πŸ’‘ Ambient light photography
🔍10   Business Commercial Photoshoot - Disinfect @ Various locations
8. Disinfect

@ Various locations
⚑ Flash photography
🔍5   Studio Hobby Gamer Photoshoot - Rachel Liew @ Photography studio @ Tanjong Pagar
9. Rachel Liew

@ Photography studio @ Tanjong Pagar
⚑ Flash photography
🔍3   High-End Indoor Editorial Photoshoot - Lovelle Cengiya @ Home, Bukit Panjang
10. Lovelle Cengiya

@ Home, Bukit Panjang
⚑ Flash photography
🔍12   High-End Indoor Editorial Photoshoot - J.C @ Wanderlost
11. J.C

@ Wanderlost
⚑ Flash photography
🔍18   Fashion Catalogue Photoshoot - Priscilla Tang @ Makeshift photography studio: Enabling Village
12. Priscilla Tang

@ Makeshift photography studio: Enabling Village
⚑ Flash photography
🔍8   Studio Fashion Catalogue Photoshoot - Lovelle Cengiya @ Makeshift photography studio: Gold's Gym Singapore @ NTU Alumni Club (Gold Wellness)
13. Lovelle Cengiya

@ Makeshift photography studio: Gold's Gym Singapore @ NTU Alumni Club (Gold Wellness)
⚑ Flash photography
🔍4   High-End Indoor Editorial Photoshoot - Karina Cognomen @ Home, Kovan Residency
14. Karina Cognomen

@ Home, Kovan Residency
⚑ Flash photography
🔍1   High-End Editorial Photoshoot - Chew Construction & Plumbing @ Office
15. Chew Construction & Plumbing

@ Office
⚑ Flash photography

Prices & Packages for Editorial Photography

🌞 Professional

Up to 1 Hour: $280
Up to 2 Hours: $380 $450

Additional Hour: $150/block hr

Deliveries
  • Basic Edit (exposure & colour correction)
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Up to 40 photos/hr
  • Photos selected by Photographer

Special Requests/ Add-Ons
  • Get back remaining good photos:
    +$50/hr booked (subject to availability)
  • Same-day photo edit:
    +$50/photo (subject to availability)
  • Expedited photo edit (3 days after shoot):
    +$50/hr booked (subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos: +$50/hr booked
  • Advanced edit (skin retouching) for photos: +$50/photo

⚑ High-End

Up to 1 Hour + 1 photo: $350
Up to 1 Hour + 5 photos: $550
Up to 2 Hours + 10 photos: $900

Additional Hour: $150/block hr
Additional photos: $50/photo
  • ⚑ Flash photography (one-light set-up)
  • 🌞 Use of natural light when necessary
  • Pace of shoot: Slow

Deliveries
  • Advanced Edit (skin retouching)
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Photos selection in low resolution PDF

Special Requests/ Add-Ons
  • Additional lighting set-up: +$50/light
  • Revision of photo edit: +$15/photo
  • Expedited photo edit (3 days after shoot):
    +$35/photo (subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos: +$100/hr booked

⚑ Studio Shoot

Please note that my home photography studio is not available until further notice.
1) My studio,
2) Your booked external studio, or
3) Makeshift studio @ your location

Details: Photo Studio

Hairstyling & Makeup

$180 /Female
$120 /Male
  • 1x Hair & Makeup Artist (HMUA)
  • Up to 1 hour
  • 1 Look (Hairstyling for a neat look & Makeup)

  • Add-Ons
  • Follow through the photoshoot: +$60/hr
    (subject to availability)

Details: Hair & Makeup Artist (HMUA)

NOTE

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All booked duration

Includes changing of equipment, wardrobe, makeup, hairstyle, and travelling (if applicable) during the shoot.
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Please read

(1) Checklist for hiring a photographer, (2) FAQ and (3) Service Agreement before making enquiries.
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Ideas and advice

Will only be given to serious clients after a booking fee is being placed.

βœ† Contact me now for a customised package tailored to your personal needs.

Skai the Editorial Photographer

Businesses require editorial photography for advertising and marketing their brand, services or products.

The quality of photographs for commercial use is extremely important for it will reflect directly on the business. The effect of the quality of photography may not be measurable but it will definitely make a huge difference. Proper branding may not produce an immediate effect but it will definitely help the business in the long run.

I was trained by a very seasoned commercial makeup artist when I was new. She imparted knowledge of commercial work to me, grilling me based on her years of experience working beside her commercial photographer co-workers. Henceforth, my style of photography leans towards commercials, especially in my post-production work.

I focus on professional lighting to create high-quality work that stands out from others. I take care of small details and I'm willing to spend extra time and effort to strive towards perfection.

Contact me to find out how I can help your business to achieve a greater height.



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