NUJ Rate for the Job: recent rates for
Photography / Corporate work

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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City of London archive stock photo Cat. 10: Commercial films, videos, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 59.71
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 7: Advertising materials, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 352.34
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 7: Advertising materials, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 298.50
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 10: Commercial films, videos, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 94.93
in-house PR half-day shoot in Essex, prod/exes 0 FBS 2013 GBP 600 0 GR O
Local restaurant advertising photography (2 hours) licensed or advertising, display, corporate literature, local, regional and trade media + website use 2013 GBP 200
Whitbread in-house magazine PR shoot licensed for 3 years in-house magazine and web use 2013 GBP 270 GR
Reclaim Shakespeare photographing protest for activist group press and PR use for 6 months 2013 GBP 240 O
Community regeneration projects photography and videography per job, including exes licences for 3 and 6 years _HMG 2013 GBP 2000 O
Rory Peck Trust / CNN PR photo call and private event photos, no exes 2013 GBP 150
The Brent magazine (London Borough of Brent) 1 hour, 30 pics wired and CD posted, no exes _HMG 2013 GBP 120
Oxfam half day shoot, incl production charges (6 pictures) plus travel licensed for 5 years non-exclusive 2013 GBP 300 GR
Grayling PR videography: 90-second web package, exes included web-only licence and unlikely to be used for long 2013 GBP 500 GR
Law firm in London & around UK portraits for website, 4 full days and 2 hrs travel paid, web use only 2012 GBP 2200

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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