Photographer Guides

Industrial venues for photography: top freelancer tips

Five must-dos for freelancers eyeing the likes of disused factories to bring their photos to life.

Freelance photography rates and allowances

One of the main things to understand about a photographer's income is that it is usually derived from two parts, from commissioned work and from selling stock photos. Here are the freelance photography rates and allowances for freelance photographers. 

Who needs Freelance Photographers?

If you are an aspiring freelance photographer you may ask who needs Freelance Photographers? There is huge scope for photography jobs in the market place, here we cover the main areas where you can win contracts or supply images on a freelance basis.

Routes into the photography industry

Our guide highlights the routes into the photography industry for freelancers. This will help you make your mind up whether the work is right for you or not and will also give you invaluable experience when it comes to setting out on your own.

Photography - Selling Your Work

There are many libraries and agencies that will accept work submissions online, we have gathered together a selection for you.

Legal issues for Photographers

As a photographer you need to make yourself aware of what you can and cannot do and, just as importantly, what your clients can and cannot do. At the least ignoring copyright will leave you out of pocket and at worst could result in legal action.

Photography - Training & Courses

A list of regional and national training courses plus a collection of online training sites.

Photography - Professional Bodies and Useful Links

Links and details of professional bodies and associations for freelance photographers.

Photography - Recommended Reading

There are some excellent titles out there that will not only help you with photographic techniques but will also explain the ins and outs of running your own business.

Freelance Photography Guide

Freelance UK's guide to photography. Our freelance photography guide looks at freelancing as a photographer and the background of photography. 

How to find freelance photography work

As a freelance photographer, there are vast opportunities waiting to be seized. Here are some places where you can find work and secure contracts/projects.