Commercial Image Production

Photographic processing or development is the chemical means by which photographic film or paper is treated after photographic exposure to produce a negative or positive image. Photographic processing transforms the latent image into a visible image, makes this permanent and renders it insensitive to light.[1] All processes based upon the gelatin-silver process are similar, regardless […]

Quotation And Invoicing

Professional Photography Quote/Proposal/Invoice Data and Topics       Professional work usually begins with a proposal (initiated by the Photographer) or answering an RFQ (Request for Quote), RFB (Request for Bid), or RFP (Request for Proposal) from the Client.  Although this formality is sometimes overlooked and, for example, an AD or Designer or other client […]

Health And Safety

“What health and safety law requires The basis of British health and safety law is the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. The Act sets out the general duties, which employers have towards employees and members of the public, and employees have to themselves and to each other. These duties are qualified in the […]

Industry support bodies

Association of photographers: The Association of Photographers was originally formed in 1968 as the Association of Fashion & Advertising Photographers (AFAP, although it later became AFAEP when editorial photographers were embraced). In 1993 the Association changed its name to The Association of Photographers. It was initially formed by a number of leading professionals joining together […]

Future Of The Industry

1. DSLR/MovieCameras, Stills from Movies, 4k Industry standard: After the class discussion, i feel that digital SLR cameras are going too far towards being movie cameras and not focussing as much on the original end user of the photographer, also ISO resolution chasing and stuffing so many megapixels into a camera can be detrimental to […]

Jobs In photography

1. Fashion Photographer: Fashion photography is a genre of photography which is devoted to displaying clothing and other fashion items. Fashion photography is most often conducted for advertisements or fashion magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, or Elle. Over time, fashion photography has developed its own aestheticin which the clothes and fashions are enhanced by […]


Public Liability: Public Liability, or PL as it is known, covers your liability for any damage you may due to another person, or property, accidentally whilst undertaking work. This could be a simple accident such as someone falling over a tripod to being “bumped” with a long lens right through to more serious issues that […]