Photographer’s Guide to when the client asks, “How much should I tip that vendor?”


Have you ever been asked, “What should I tip the wedding planner?”

Well, it’s a tough question and most likely you’ve never thought about it. I recently came across this article and thought it would be smart to share. Remember, knowledge is power.

The article basically walks you through every vendor, them appropriate amount to tip, and even when to give them the tip. Continue reading what you need to know about this topic

How to answer

If you’re ever asked, it could be best to be a little prepared. Say something like,

…traditional vendors don’t receive tips but if a service from a particular vendor was exceptional, just send them a kind thank you note.

You really can’t say much but tips stay pretty consistent around the 10% range.

Be careful what you say, feel the situation out, be honest, and always be grateful.

If you’re intrigued more about this topic, head over to the knot for the complete article.

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