Whoever you are… freelance, studio, commercial, consumer oriented photographer… whatever it is, we photographers in business all have a cost-of-doing-business per assignment (CODB). Hopefully you want a reasonable profit, at least on a cash-basis.
If you’re in business as a photographer, thinking about doing it, or dabbling and testing the waters in the marketplace please go to this site:
This shows average costs for photographers. You can customize it to fit your circumstances. It’s an enormously helpful website.
It’s a great tool to help you gauge how to price your photography, and be profitable.