Photography Estimate Template

If you don't yet have a solid, efficient, and professional estimate form for your photography jobs, this is the template for you.

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Estimate template designed to make your life easier. Includes both Excel and Google Sheets formats.
Instructional how-to PDF to guide you in the basics as you customize
Examples of common line items on photography jobs to help you itemize your projects

what you'll get –

This product is an instant digital download. Refunds are not available.

NOTE: This product is included with the Guide to Pricing for Photographers and the Pricing & Negotiation Bundle.


Whether you are already bidding on commercial jobs, or you're still on your way there, this template is here to help simplify the process.

This is the actual estimate template I use in commercial work for estimating my jobs. In case you need some guidance, it comes with an instructional PDF walking you through how to edit & export it in Google Sheets.

Get consistent and organized with your estimates.

template + example

The actual estimate template I use for commercial work
Example estimate customized by me

List of example line items
Tips on how to customize your estimate in Google Sheets
Overview explaining what to add in each section


This guide does NOT:

Get a template you can come back to every time you estimate a job.

Tell you how much you should charge, or how much each of your items should cost
Explain what an estimate is in detail, or provide education on commercial photography

Give you an estimate template you can use to price out jobs, and ultimately export and send to your clients
Help you feel organized and confident in what goes into your shoots, and how much they cost




This guide DOES:

Estimate forms take time to develop– this is your solid foundation.



WARNING! USING this template may result in:

Come back to the template again and again, instead of starting from scratch every time.


Sending an itemized estimate is an automatic up-level from communicating rates over email.

looking professional

Visually being able to see the breakdown of your costs and fees in an organized way is a huge help.

feeling more confident