Professional and budding photographers alike can snap up some great advice and deals at the upcoming Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers (SWPP) convention as specialist insurers Infocus will be in attendance. Show offer: It’s the sixth consecutive year that the Infocus team has brought their expertise and passion for photography to the exciting and… Read more »
So the joke goes, ‘at least Dick Turpin wore a mask’. Ransomware has no need of a mask and is no joke. It approaches our machines stealthily hidden within e-mail attachments, waiting only for our fears and fingers to override our good sense. It lures us in with impersonation and deception tactics playing on our… Read more »
Do Photographers need to be careful when publishing pictures of brides in dresses that are subject to Copyright infringement claims? Possibly the most photographed wedding dress in the world has become the subject of one such claim. The dress worn by Kate Middleton who married Prince William in 2011 apparently bears striking resemblances to designs… Read more »
Here in the UK we are well into the summer holiday travel season and that includes Professional Photographers as well as amateurs. The publication Airline Reporter talks about loss or damage to valuable if not treasured photos and the options available to recover them. It draws a clear distinction between loss or damage caused by… Read more »
The Newborn Photography Show, taking place from 17th to 18th May at the Windmill Village Hotel, Coventry, is the first show in the UK to specialise in Newborn, Maternity and Child photography. This year’s Newborn Photography Show is promising to be the VERY BEST show yet, and if you haven’t booked your tradeshow tickets, now is… Read more »
Here we have a story of another Amateur Photographer pretending to be a Professional. To be fair we don’t know all sides to the story only what we read in the press. Being kind we will assume this person wandered naively into the Lion’s Den of wedding photography with eyes wide shut encouraged by people… Read more »
Back in August 2014 we wrote an article about the case of a monkey taking a selfie and the highly publicised argument about who owned the copyright over the image. The whole story started back in 2011 in Sulawesi Indonesia when a macaque monkey, called Naruta, used the unattended camera of British photographer David Slater… Read more »
The Photography Show is back, from 19th – 22nd March at the NEC Birmingham. With the show now celebrating its 3rd year and continuing success. Bringing together over 200 of the leading brands and industry experts, showcasing the latest camera, equipment and accessories, it attracts up to 30,000 amateur and professional photographers from around the… Read more »
Your company can provide this cover for all or selected Directors Partners and employees. What is relevant life insurance? Relevant life insurance is an individual death in service policy that provides tax efficient life cover for your employees. It is a plan paid into by the employer for the benefit of the employee. The policy… Read more »
Whether you’re a fashion, a portrait or a still-life photographer, it’s essential that your studio is safe for the general public, your clients and your staff to prevent accidents. Here are a few top tips to help photographers prevent accidents in their studio: Never leave the studio unattended. Carry out a risk assessment daily to… Read more »
Surely that can’t be possible. But it is. He has been commissioned by no less a company than Burberry to help promote their new brand of perfumes Promote is the operative word. He has millions of social media followers and fans, which on their own are sufficient marketing collateral to turn heads of the biggest… Read more »
This month we were delighted exhibit once again at the Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers (SWPP) annual convention, which took place from 20th-24th January at the Hilton London Metropole. The convention is one of the biggest events in our calendar, and allows us to meet our customers and mingle with others in the industry…. Read more »
Is wildlife photography your passion? For some, the thrill of observing and photographing animals in their natural habitat is second to none. Most wildlife photographers start close to home taking shots of animals and birds in their local woods and open countryside, but for some photographers their interest may eventually turn to more exotic habitats… Read more »
Have you always dreamt of being your own boss, choosing your own projects, making your own money? Going freelance sounds like a great option and according to recruitment experts, the first Monday of the New Year is the most popular day for people to quit their job and go freelance, or at least think about… Read more »
Christmas is just around the corner and many of us will have been busy buying presents for family and friends, but what’s on your Christmas wish list?
There can be a massive difference in the outcomes of a PR Crisis handled badly and one handled well.
This month the Infocus team are giving away 2 tickets to see Rihanna perform live in concert at Lancashire Cricket Club, Manchester on 29th June 2016!
Cyber security experts are warning that the rate at which UK companies are being targeted by hackers is increasing and is costing businesses, both large and small, more money every year.
This month the Infocus team are giving aw