NUJ Rate for the Job: recent rates for
Photography / Books

Uploaded: 15 September 2017

These rates have been reported by members of the National Union of Journalists and others, and printed in the Freelance, newsletter of London Freelance Branch. Read the disclaimer and see the key to exactly what the entries mean.

Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Basic fee Extras
GR
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Single A5 image in exhibition catalogue per picture usage 2015 GBP 165
Book on Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin half page b/w in book for 2 years _HMiff 2014 GBP 130
Book on Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin half page b/w in book for 2 years _HMiff 2014 GBP 130
Book on Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin half page b/w in book for 2 years _HMiff 2014 GBP 130 HA
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 3: Book jackets and CD/video covers, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 121.36
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 1: Books / journals / part works, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 47.47
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 1: Books / journals / part works, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 94.93
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 3: Book jackets and CD/video covers, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 234.90
Textbook (Nelson Thornes) stock photo , terms WEL, one editions, incl' N.America, incl' electronic 2013 GBP 125
Textbook (Nelson Thornes) stock photo , terms WEL, one editions, incl' N.America 2013 GBP 70
Textbook stock photo , terms WAL, one edition, incl' N.America, incl' electronic _CBC 2013 GBP 125
Textbook stock photo , terms WAL, all editions, incl N America _OUP 2013 GBP 130 GR

The above are recent rates as of 15 September 2017.

 
Key to the rates, by column:
1 Publication / Programme, any details of work and licence
2 Owner at the time the rate was reported, where knownGroup
3 The year in which the rate was reportedYear
4 Currency: either GBP or EURcurrency
5 Amount paid for basic licence - e.g. first use in print: Basic fee
6 Paid for extra licences - web use, database resale... (no data pre Jun 2000) ...Extras
7 "Going Rate" according to experienced NUJ members - do try to better it: ......GR
or Minimum rate set out in NUJ House Agreement (more will be made soon): ......HA
8 Underpaid, in the fallible opinion of the Freelance editor:GBP500X
or Just sometimes we're pleasantly surprised:EUR1500300O

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