What insurance do video makers need?

Here at InFocus we’re renowned for our leading photography insurance policies but not many people know we are also specialists in insurance policies for video makers.

Only in America?

Who’s seen the story doing the rounds concerning American photographer, Allen Henson, who has recently been hit by a $1 million lawsuit for photographing a topless model at the top of the Empire St

Storm photography – would you risk it?

As Britain experiences its worst series of winter storms in 20 years, professionals and amateur photographers alike continue to risk their lives to capture that perfect snap.

Almost Famous

What would you do if you walked into a popular high street fashion chain and your face was staring right back at you, from the front of a t-shirt?

Caught out

Another case of copyright infringement has come to light this week as two agencies have been ordered to pay $1.2 million in damages for using photographs acquired through Twitter.

What insurance cover do freelance photographers need?

It’s National Freelancers Day this week so we thought it would be useful to pull together some information on what photography insurance you might need as a freelance photographer or videographer.

The dangers of photography

Arrested 20 times and held at gunpoint. Doesn’t seem like the standard life of a photographer but for one urban explorer, this has been everyday life for the past five years.  

Concept to Print Seminars

We are delighted to be sponsoring a series of educational seminars hosted by pro-photographer Damien Lovegrove.

Blurred Lines

After reading an article in a national paper recently exploring the blurring lines between photography and art, it got us thinking.

Making the leap

We spotted some amazing photography this week, hot off the back of Red Bull’s ‘Illume’ photo contest.

A sticky situation

I’m sure most people will be familiar with the story that has flooded the national press recently, of a bride’s father who tragically choked to death at his daughter’s wedding reception.

In flight

Just wanted to end the week by sharing this fantastic photo with you. It was the Guild of Photographers’ Image of the Month back in March and we think it’s brilliant.

When wedding shoots go wrong…

Another case of a ‘wedding fail’ going viral happened at the end of last week, thanks to the power of YouTube.

Hiscox UK Returning to work advice

For any Legal Questions please refer to;

  1. DAS Infocus Helpline 0344 893 0859 (quoting Infocus Hiscox policy number)
  2. DAS Business Law web site for commercial legal expenses policyholders www.dasbusinesslaw.co.uk
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