Photography / Corporate work

Corporate work is, roughly, photography promoting major organisations which is neither limited to a specific occasion or PR campaign on the one hand, nor extends to a major advertising campaign on the other.

Note that these rates do not include production charges!

The suggested rates

* Read me first!  Photography / Corporate work: advice

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Please note that the suggested rates below are minima; that rates for copyright works are for limited licences; and that VAT is not included.

RATES: Commissions
Corporate work
category: High budget
Per day, high-profile work from GBP 3000.00
Per day, at least GBP 1800.00
RATES: Commissions
Corporate work
category: Low budget
Per day GBP 880.00
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The National Union of Journalists must not, can not and would not wish to dictate rates or terms of engagement to members or to editors. The information presented here is for guidance and as an aid to equitable negotiation only.

Suggestions apply to contracts governed by UK law only. In any event, nothing here should be construed as legal advice.