BRIDEZILLAS are costing photographers thousands of pounds by disputing the quality of photographs and not only refusing to pay but suing for damages.
The average cost of weddings is now reaching £17,000 and wedding photography around £1,000…..there is a lot at stake before you take into account the emotive considerations and solicitors legal bills defending legal actions.
Weddings are very costly and it is understandable couples expect the highest quality in return for paying high bills.
We were pleased to help out Simon Watson, a great photographer in Oxfordshire by getting his premium down and making sure he was fully covered for his photography business. He’s a member of the Guild as well – which stands him in good stead.
“It just goes to show what you can get if you go to a specialist photographer insurer”, says Simon.
We’re backing a campaign highlighted by Darren Hector, a brilliant wildlife photographer (check his work out), to help innocent photographers who find themselves in trouble over the Terrorism Act.
Professional and amateur photographers are affected by S44 of the Terrorism Act which is all too often being used by the Police to prevent photographers doing their job.
S44 of the Terrorism Act which is used by police forces across the UK is, quite needlessly, harassing photographers all too often.
Pixel Magazine is the UK’s number one magazine for retailers involved in the imaging industry. Established more than 20 years ago, it covers the news and views of the photography trade. In this edition, our team gives advice to photography retailers on making sure they are covered for all eventualities.
Pixel Magazine is the UK’s number one magazine for retailers involved in the imaging industry. Established more than 20 years ago, it covers the news and views of the photography trade. In this edition, we give advice to photography retailers on making sure they are covered for all eventualities.
We’re happy to highlight UK-based events that may be suitable to you as a professional photographer. An event hosted by the Guild of Photographers on Sunday 7th November 2010 at this hotel in Cheshire is a good start.
The morning starts with bacon butties (yum) at 930am and covering issues such as the ‘psychology of composition’, ‘use of natural lighting’ and ‘marketing issues’.
As technology advances, it is becoming increasingly important that freelances insure for more than just their hardware and professional and public liability. These days you need to insure in addition for loss of digital data by viruses, fires, floods, and accidental deletion…
‘All Is Not Lost’ – Steve Hewlett explains.
‘www.infocusinsurance.co.uk speak to F2Freelance magazine about an article highlighting the risks to digital images and other data and how best to recover.
We’ve just returned from the ‘Focus on imaging’ exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham. We spoke to photographers from all across the UK about their insurance needs. There’s still confusion about what cover is needed, and many of you are paying over the odds by taking out cover that you don’t need. If you have any questions about your insurance cover, give us a call on 0844 811 8056 and speak to one of our specialists.
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