Accounting software

Best free software for photographers

Spend more time capturing the right image, less time balancing your books. Wave photography accounting software securely and accurately manages your income and expenses so you can focus on creating amazing work. Best of all – it’s free!

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Keep your eye on your subject

Whether you are a photojournalist, a wedding photographer, or specialize in advertising or commercial photography, don’t let the accounting side of running your business take up your valuable time. Our free accounting software is highly customizable and easy to use, so you can spend more time perfecting your lighting and composition, instead of figuring out your cash flow.

Get paid quickly for your work

As a photographer, you have a truly unique combination of artistic talent and technical skill. You deserve to be paid promptly for your specialized work, so take advantage of our handy features such as automated reminders and recurring invoices. You can also make it easy and convenient for your clients to pay by including payment options like bank transfers and credit cards.

"My fav tool for invoicing & accounting is Wave. Totally free. Easy-to-use. And I love the interface. Check it out!"

Julienne Desjardins, Digital Marketer

Unlimited accounting, 100% free

Match your business to your vision

This accounting software was designed for photographers and can be easily customized to meet your specific business needs. Flexible, cloud-based, and simple to use, you don’t need an accounting background to use the system that’s right for you.

One, two, three – say cheese!

Simply create an account and you can get started right away. Highly intuitive, it’s easy to set up a variety of useful features to help make your photography business a success. You can also access your financial information on the go – so whether you are out on location, or in your studio, the information you need is always at your fingertips. Your Wave account is industry-level secure and stored online for extra peace of mind.

Focus on growing your business

Keep your income flowing with the help of unlimited bank account connections, flexible payment options, and money transfers in as little as two days. You can also customize reports to help you better understand where your income is coming from, and pinpoint the expenses that are affecting your bottom line.

Take a snapshot of your finances

Get an overview of your income and expenses at a glance, or zoom in to track business-related expenses, like travel and photography equipment. Set up the systems and automations you need to take control of your cash flow and find ways to keep more of your money.

Expose your business to the right accounting

Every photograph you take is unique, and no two photography projects are ever the same. That means your accounting software must be flexible enough to meet your changing needs, while keeping your hard-earned income safe.

Take the stress out of tax time

Take advantage of every tax benefit available with the help of Wave’s smart dashboard. It organizes your income, expenses, payments, and invoices for efficient and accurate tax preparation. Be ready for tax time and don’t miss out on any tax incentives that could help you grow your business.

Protect your money

Wave uses both physical and digital protection to keep your money safe. Connect to your bank with read-only and 256-bit encryption. Wave is also PCI Level-1 certified (the most secure level possible), which ensures your financial information is safe.

Easy interaction with your accountant

Make it easy and safe to hand off your books at year-end to your accountant. You can add them as a limited user, or email exported financial statements and reports directly from Wave. Wave uses accountant-approved, real double entry accounting.

Customers Love Wave

4.4 out of 5 stars based on user reviews collected by G2Crowd as of spring 2019.