Do you work as a photographer? The OBF blog offers great tips and advice for protecting, maintaining and travelling with your photography equipment as well as a wealth of information on the various elements that make up a photographer’s insurance policy.

Guide: key tips for becoming a successful freelance photographer

Guide: key tips for becoming a successful freelance photographer

If you are about to embark on a career in freelance photography, you might be wondering where to start. Having your own business can provide a lot of freedom and be incredibly fulfilling even though a lot of self-discipline and resourcefulness are required to succeed. Unlike other freelance careers, becoming a professional photographer can be […]

What kind of insurance should a photographer have?

What kind of insurance should a photographer have?

Photography can be a risky business. Equipment can be lost, damaged or stolen; unhappy clients can sue for negligence; you can also be sued if someone has an accident while you’re working and if you have staff, you are liable for their wellbeing as well. Determining the insurance cover you need as a photographer can […]

Key Considerations When Evaluating Photographers’ Insurance Providers

Key Considerations When Evaluating Photographers’ Insurance Providers

Before you sign on the dotted line of an insurance contract, it’s important to make sure you’ve chosen the right provider. This is especially true for photographers, given the many different aspects of cover required to protect your career. However, it can be difficult to know which provider is the best fit for your needs. […]

Counting the Cost of Photographer’s Equipment

Counting the Cost of Photographer’s Equipment

While photography is a popular and affordable hobby, professional and semi-professional photographers are required to invest far more heavily in their equipment. After all, conducting professional commercial, wedding or private shoots requires not only expertise, but also an extensive kit. Cameras If you’re making a living as a photographer, chances are you have at least […]

Common Misconceptions About Photographer’s Insurance

Common Misconceptions About Photographer’s Insurance

While all professions can benefit from the protection of business and professional indemnity insurance, photographers require some of the most bespoke insurance policies to fully protect their business. However, this can often lead to confusion among potential policyholders. To help, we’ve decided to dispel some of the most common misunderstandings surrounding photographer’s insurance. It’s for everyone with a camera When most people hear […]

A Guide to Photographer’s Insurance

A Guide to Photographer’s Insurance

Photographers, like any other business, are exposed to many risks when performing their duties and when dealing with their clients. Starting from the risk of accidently damaging equipment to the risk of liability claims made against them the list is long.  Purchasing an insurance policy is the one way to ensure that you have some […]

5 Important Reasons to take out Photographer’s Insurance

5 Important Reasons to take out Photographer’s Insurance

As a Photographer, you rely on the use of high-tech, expensive equipment to conduct and complete your work. If anything happens to the equipment, you are unable to work until you purchase replacements, hence you are at a financial loss both due to missed work opportunities and the cost of replacing your equipment. If your […]