[NUJ.LFB] NUJ Rate for the Job: Photography

Updated: 2019-09-18

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. They are sorted by publisher/publication, then by date (most recent first). TIP: Use the "Find in page" command under your browser's "Edit" or "Search" menu to be sure of finding all occurrences of a publication/publisher. AND do note the year in which the rate was reported! See also the Freelance Fees Guide, which gives general recommendations. And read the disclaimer and the key to exactly what the entries mean.

^ Photography / books

Photography, whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture, whose primary purpose is to put pix in a book.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / books * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
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100 years of the NUJ (Profile books) 1 stock pic profile 2007 GBP 60.00
Mountain Bike Skills Manual supplying all photography for the book, £500 for travel (author and photographer), world rights other 2010 GBP 2000.00
Mountain Bike Skills Manual supplying all photography for the book world wide licence 2010 GBP 2000.00 X
Rough Guides 8 photos (5 repeats) each _Pearson 2003 GBP 50.00
Sustrans Regional Cycling Guide two photos, all uses for 10 years 2010 GBP 60.00 XX
Bloomsbury Photo per pic FBS cover image no expense 2002 GBP 350.00
Book on Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin half page b/w in book for 2 years _HMiff 2014 GBP 130.00
Book on Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin half page b/w in book for 2 years _HMiff 2014 GBP 130.00
Book on Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin half page b/w in book for 2 years _HMiff 2014 GBP 130.00 HA
Book: Walks Through Britain's History half-page photo worldwide sales in all languages for use in print and digital media (in book form only) of a run of up to 200,000 the cost, including rights to publish in further editions. 2011 GBP 265.00
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
Dorling Kindersley day with assistant _DK 1994 GBP 320.00
Dorling Kindersley day without assistant _DK 1994 GBP 250.00
Educational book single use 1/4 page b+w photo , talked up from £50 on offer using RftJ site _OUP 2008 GBP 60.00 X
Euromoney books book package _Assoc 1997 GBP 2500.00
Garden book all photos for book (25 locations across the UK) licence for this title only, additional payment for coeditions, photographer retains all rights to images, 5% royalty, no expenses paid 2011 GBP 4500.00
Greyhound racing book six stock pics supplied @ £15 each (their terms) 2010 GBP 90.00 X
Julian clary how to be a real man 1992/3 photography of whole book all rights assigned to client _Virgin 2007 GBP 5000.00 ?
Macmillian Publishers single photo for cover image Book Right, Britain _Holtzb 2002 GBP 930.00 O
Maths textbook (Pearson) 1/8 page photo (sourced via Flickr) Australian edition _Pearson 2012 GBP 190.00
Note book cover UK and USA usage 2006 GBP 390.00
Open University use of 1 photo in academic book _HMG 2002 GBP 75.00
Oxford University Press one pic in book plus 50% extra for "web and software packages to be downloaded on interactive whiteboards" _OUP 2008 GBP 90.00 ????
Rough Guides 10 stock photos, each 1/4 page non-exclusive rights, single use, english, world rights _Pearson 2005 EUR 720.00
Single A5 image in exhibition catalogue per picture usage 2015 GBP 165.00
Sports and Leisure books day all rights to Dorling Kindersley _DK 2008 GBP 500.00 GR
Textbook stock photo , terms WAL, one edition, incl' N.America, incl' electronic _CBC 2013 GBP 125.00
Textbook (Nelson Thornes) stock photo , terms WEL, one editions, incl' N.America 2013 GBP 70.00
Textbook (Nelson Thornes) stock photo , terms WEL, one editions, incl' N.America, incl' electronic 2013 GBP 125.00
Textbook stock photo , terms WAL, all editions, incl N America _OUP 2013 GBP 130.00 GR
Textbook stock photo , terms WEL, one editions, incl' N.America _Pearson 2013 GBP 100.00 GR X
Textbook stock photo , terms WEL, one edition, incl' N.America, incl' electronic _Hach 2013 GBP 75.00 X
Textbook (multimedia, published in USA) less than quarter page, very high run , terms 1 use in 1 edition 2019 GBP 1328.00 O
Textbook (published in Canada) less than quarter page , terms 1 use in 1 edition 2019 GBP 110.00
US educational publisher stock image - extensive rights, 4.75m print run, 20 years, worldwide, inc web, DVD etc... but still... 2018 GBP 1400.00 O

^ Photography / mags

Photography - whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture - whose primary use is in a magazine. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.)

If you are interested, the archived rates are here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / mags * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
XXXX
100% Biker photos and words for 3-page colour feature FBS _Jazz 2013 GBP 480.00 X
100% Biker 4 page photo spread of 2-day event with 11 pix + words by others: £45 per page split between photographer & writer. First European publishing rights, online digital magazine, website & promotional material wanted (for more payment). FBS agreed. _Jazz 2009 GBP 90.00 XX
AirForces Monthly Inside pages, up to a maximum of £80 per page (regardless of the number of images used on that page). 2011 GBP 20.00 XXXX
Allegra stock half-page _Springr 2000 GBP 170.00
Allegra (Axel Springer) stock pic half page 1999 GBP 170.00 O
Argentina day ($230) 1996 GBP 148.00
Ariel (BBC) day _BBC 2008 GBP 160.00
Arise (Velo Agency) picture research day. Took 3 months and NUJ intervention to get paid... 2009 GBP 125.00 GR
Athletics Weekly 1 photo _Descart 2015 GBP 15.00 XXXX
Athletics Weekly single photo published _Descart 2009 GBP 15.00 GR XXX
Athletics Weekly 1 photo repro rate _Descart 2004 GBP 25.00 XXXX
Attitude half day shoot , prod/exes 0 2010 GBP 225.00 GR X
Autosport small pic _HM 1995 GBP 30.00
Autosport pic _HM 1995 GBP 150.00
BBC Wildlife Magazine double page picture spread _Immed 2014 GBP 150.00 XX
BBC Wildlife Magazine double page picture spread _Immed 2014 GBP 150.00 XX
Bella day _Bauer 1994 GBP 200.00
Bella half-day _Bauer 1992 GBP 100.00
Best small pic drop in single use, stock image _Hearst 2013 GBP 50.00 GR
Best half-day+exes _GJ 1994 GBP 120.00
BETA news pic 2006 GBP 150.00
Big Issue 1/8 page single use _BI 2004 GBP 80.00
Big Issue half day, 1/3 page photo FBS _BI 2004 GBP 120.00
Big Issue use of 5 pix _BI 1998 GBP 120.00 X
Big Issue Scotland; per agreement, each _BI 1997 GBP 30.00 HA
Big Issue South-West stock photo _BI 2002 GBP 35.00
Bikesport News freelance submission price per image regardless of size - you have to find the image has been used as they don't tell you 2007 GBP 10.00 GR XXXX
Bikesport News 4 photos used 1/8 page FBS 2004 GBP 40.00 X
Bikesport News 4 photos used 1/8 page FBS 2004 GBP 40.00 X
Bird Watching Magazine 2 x DPS picture feature _Bauer 2014 GBP 250.00
Bizarre Magazine one pic FBS _Dennis 2003 GBP 600.00 O
Bizarre single image, DPS FBS _Dennis 2006 GBP 600.00 O
BMT Journal 1 stock photo FBS _TU 2002 GBP 90.00
Boyz (PP & B Ltd) one-off fee for job up to eight images in magazine, on website and as thumbnails in future publications; extra for full-size re-use 2004 GBP 90.00 GR XXXX
Broadcast 5 photos one use _EMAP 2015 GBP 250.00 X
Broadcast pic 1995 GBP 30.00
Building Worker (UCATT) day _TU 2004 GBP 400.00
Building Worker (UCATT trade union) eighth-page pic FBS _TU 2001 GBP 60.00
Business 5/50 cover photo FBS 2006 GBP 50.00 XXXX
Business a.m. second use of pic - up to four columns 2001 GBP 40.00 HA
Business a.m second use of pic - five or six columns 2001 GBP 60.00 HA
Business a.m day 2001 GBP 140.00 HA
CA Magazine half day 2009 GBP 270.00
CA half day 2008 GBP 250.00
Canoe Focus editorial photos 2016 GBP 50.00
Chronicle of Higher Education half page stock photo - plus $20 for contact sheet First American Serial rights $388 2005 GBP 194.00
Classic Rock one pic (small) _Highbur 2005 GBP 50.00
Collect it commissions for article illustration FBS _Essent 2005 GBP 150.00 XXX
Community Care Photos and 1000-word report _RBI 2011 GBP 300.00 XX
Community Care half day FBS + expenses/materials _RBI 2002 GBP 130.00 O
Community Care half-day _RBI 1997 GBP 120.00
Community Care cover commission+exes _RBI 1994 GBP 250.00
Community Care half-day _RBI 1992 GBP 90.00
Computer Weekly video - details unspecified 2018 GBP 250.00
Conde Nast Traveller double page FBS _CondN 2006 GBP 400.00 GR
Construction News front page stock photo FBS _EMAP 2006 GBP 100.00
Construction News stock photo FBS _EMAP 2006 GBP 75.00
Construction News stock photo for front page FBS _EMAP 2005 GBP 100.00
Construction News stock photo _EMAP 2004 GBP 75.00
Construction News 1 pic FBS _EMAP 2003 GBP 75.00
Construction News use of pic _EMAP 2002 GBP 70.00
Cosmopolitan per day _NatMag 1997 GBP 350.00
Cosmopolitan day _NatMag 1996 GBP 300.00
Country Life day, exes £100-200 , all rights (negotiable) _AOL 2012 GBP 500.00 GR
Country Life day, shooting double-page; all rights; £50 exes _IPC 2002 GBP 300.00
Country Smallholding small reproduction _ECN 2003 GBP 10.00 XXXX
Country (A+D Media) per pic FBS 2003 GBP 25.00
Creative Review half day _Centaur 2008 GBP 150.00
Crops half day commission FBS _RBI 2004 GBP 70.00 XX
Cumbrian Life day - 8 hours, one feature and 3 fillers, prod/exes 40p per mile _Cumbria 2010 GBP 120.00 GR XX
Current Biology stock photo +50% for simultaneous web publication for 2 weeks 2010 GBP 75.00
Custom Car 3-page feature, 1000 words plus 8 pics, no exes _Kelsey 2013 GBP 300.00 GR X
Daily Mail onine 5 exclusive images "skinflints" _Assoc 2016 GBP 150.00 X
Dance Express model shoot, half day 1998 GBP 200.00
dazed and confused full page portrait upfront 2007 GBP 50.00 XXX
Dazed+Confused (no exes) 2000 GBP 0.00 XXX
Dazed+Confused commission 1999 GBP 0.00 X
Dentist colour pic (like extracting...) 1998 GBP 10.00 XXXX
Digital Camera DPS stock pic FBS + foreign editions _Future 2006 GBP 560.00 O
Direct (GMB union journal) half-day _TU 1995 GBP 125.00
Drapers pic _EMAP 2006 GBP 100.00
Eastern Eye day 1994 GBP 25.00 XXXX
Eastern Eye pic 1994 GBP 25.00
Echo de Paris pic 1994 GBP 50.00
Economist 3 images 2018 GBP 450.00
Economist day _Pearson 1996 GBP 290.00
Elle pic commission _Hach 1998 GBP 200.00
Environmental Health Guide (Charter of Environmental Health) 1 stock photo 2004 GBP 90.00
Environmental Health News half day - plus £20 digital processing FBS _Chadw 2007 GBP 150.00
Esquire 1 week photo shoot FBS _NatMag 2000 GBP 2200.00
Estates Gazette 1 photo _RBI 2007 GBP 50.00
Estates Gazette shoot+exes _RBI 1998 GBP 125.00
Euro under 26 pix 1996 GBP 50.00
Euro under 26 job 1996 GBP 85.00
Eventing 1 photo (2nd printed and following) FBS, single use, copyright retained by photog, exes? _IPC 2004 GBP 20.00 XX
Eventing 1 photo (1st printed) FBS _IPC 2004 GBP 30.00 XX
F1 Racing photos (4 pages) , terms 1 month international use _HM 2009 GBP 450.00
Fairtrade photos, videos, interviews - details illegible! 2012 GBP 550.00
Farmers Guardian coverage of a social event FBS 2005 GBP 140.00 XX
Farmers' Weekly day+exes _RBI 1997 GBP 170.00
Farmers' Weekly day+exes _RBI 1996 GBP 120.00
FHM half day _EMAP 2005 GBP 200.00
Focus half day shoot FBS 2003 GBP 150.00
Fortean Times 9 photos, exes for train fare, but no mileage for cycling FBS _Dennis 2014 GBP 200.00
Four Two Four (?=FourFourTwo) day _HM 1996 GBP 275.00
Frank travel pix page, no exes! _EMAP 2000 GBP 100.00 XX
Frank page (no exes) _EMAP 1999 GBP 100.00 X
Freedom half-day (circ. 1000) 1997 GBP 25.00
Freelance front page B/W pic - 'a great feeling of self-worth' + _TU 2001 GBP 0.00
Gente (Argentina) day 1998 GBP 200.00
Geo (Germany) day _GJ 1998 GBP 130.00
Geographical 6-8 pics 2009 GBP 400.00
Geographical per page 1997 GBP 100.00
GMB direct half day _TU 2000 GBP 130.00 GR
GMB direct half-day _TU 1993 GBP 125.00
GMB direct day _TU 1993 GBP 250.00
Golf Monthly day rate 0.45p mileage, full subsistence, general expenses, parking, etc _IPC 2006 GBP 600.00 GR XX
Good Housekeeping day _NatMag 2002 GBP 450.00
Good Housekeeping photos per day in studio _NatMag 2001 GBP 550.00 GR
GP (General Practitioner) half day _HM 1998 GBP 85.00
GP (General Practitioner) half-day _HM 1996 GBP 85.00
GP (General Practitioner) half-day+35p/mile _HM 1994 GBP 90.00
Grazia per pic one time print licence for one issue - FBS _EMAP 2007 GBP 300.00
Grazia two pics 1/4 page and 1/8 FBS _EMAP 2006 GBP 175.00
Guitarist Acoustic one pic 2005 GBP 120.00
H+E Naturist per pic 2008 GBP 80.00 GR
HA Weekly half-day 1996 GBP 95.00
Health Service Journal day expenses paid _TU 2015 GBP 260.00
Health Service Journal Half-day expenses paid _TU 2015 GBP 160.00
Health Visitors' Weekly photo 1996 GBP 65.00
Hello! photos _Hola 2003 GBP 300.00
Hello! 0.167 col _Hola 1998 GBP 100.00
Hello! (B+W) _Hola 1993 GBP 80.00
Hello! (day, plus 1000 words) _Hola 1993 GBP 2500.00
Hello! (5 photos, colour, 2pp spread) _Hola 1993 GBP 800.00
Hello! (day, plus 1000 words) _Hola 1993 GBP 3000.00
Hello food photography, 6 images _NS 2008 GBP 450.00 O
Heritage Magazine (Romsey Publishing) repro fee First World 2005 GBP 20.00 XXXX
High Life Feature photography on location, single day, basic edi, no exes single print and digital use _Cedar 2016 GBP 300.00
Horse + Hound photo 2 day rate FBS _IPC 2004 GBP 220.00 X
Horse +; Hound 1 photo 1/4 page rate FBS _IPC 2004 GBP 60.00
Horse +; Hound day rate FBS _IPC 2004 GBP 135.00
Housing Today 1 stock photo, 1/3 page FBS _Builder 2004 GBP 70.00
Huck 1 photo 2007 GBP 100.00 X
ID page, commissioned or not, no exes for the non-nepotistic 2000 GBP 50.00 XX
Independent On Sunday New Review single editorial portrait _Lebedev 2012 GBP 250.00 X
Index on Censorship pic 1997 GBP 40.00
Inside Housing 1 stock pic FBS _TMG 2004 GBP 60.00
Inside Housing 1 stock photo FBS _Builder 2004 GBP 60.00
Inside Housing 1 stock photo _TMG 2003 GBP 60.00 X
Inside Housing 1 stock shot FBS _TMG 2003 GBP 60.00
International Boat Industry per pic _IPC 1997 GBP 80.00
Investors' Chronicle pic _Pearson 1993 GBP 45.00
Investors' Chronicle 0.25 page _Pearson 1992 GBP 35.00
Investors' Chronicle 1/4 page _Pearson 1992 GBP 45.00
Jane's Airport per pic _IHS 2014 GBP 35.00 X
Jane's Airport per pic _IHS 2014 GBP 35.00 X
Jane (New York) with exes US$ 350 2000 GBP 222.00
Jane (New York) portrait session, with exes ($350) 1999 GBP 218.75
Jazzwise stock photograph FBS 2013 GBP 25.00 X
Jewish Chronicle Photos, all rights, no exes 2011 GBP 35.00 XXX
Jewish Chronicle per pic 2001 GBP 60.00
Jewish News photogallery - 30 pix 2004 GBP 50.00 XXXX
Jewish News stock photo 2004 GBP 40.00 X
Karting photographs - all sizes 2007 GBP 6.00 GR XXXX
Labour Research 1/2 page _TU 2007 GBP 100.00
Labour Research stock pic first use 2000 GBP 60.00
LBS (=? London Borough of Sutton) 10 pix _HMG 2003 GBP 550.00 O
Living Marxism per job+exes 1997 GBP 60.00
Loaded DJ shot _IPC 1996 GBP 100.00
Local Authority day 2002 GBP 180.00
Local Rider stock image, size unknown single use 2014 GBP 5.00 XXXX
Local Rider stock image, size unknown single use 2014 GBP 5.00 XXXX
Local Rider single use of stock image, size unknown 2014 GBP 5.00 XXXX
London Planner stock pix to cover 2000 GBP 75.00
London Planner stock pic inside 2000 GBP 35.00
Management Today half-day _HM 1997 GBP 150.00
Manchester United Football per day FBS incl exes _Future 2000 GBP 270.00
Middle East (I C Pubs) photo 2002 GBP 15.00 XX
Middle East 4 pix+caption 1997 GBP 75.00 X
Midweek (2nd use) _INM 1995 GBP 45.00
Mini magazine stock pic _Future 2013 GBP 25.00
Mojo cover plus 4/5 cover story pix all rights on pictures used _Bauer 2012 GBP 2000.00 GR
Mojo "The Mojo Interview" - full-page portrait plus a couple of other pix all rights on pictures used _Bauer 2012 GBP 800.00 GR
Money Marketing 5 prints 1994 GBP 150.00
More pic _EMAP 1993 GBP 300.00
Motor Boat Month pic 2004 GBP 40.00
Mountain Bike UK images for feature _Future 2011 GBP 400.00
Museums Journal 1 photo FBS 2008 GBP 80.00
My Weekly food photography, 12 images _DCT 2008 GBP 600.00 O
N8 (Angel Magazines) pic 2006 GBP 120.00
Narratively three-hour shoot, 11 photos used Initial offer of US$100 rejected 2016 USD 150.00 XX
National Geographic Traveler 1/4 page photo (sourced via Flickr) magazine and online version _NatGeo 2012 GBP 275.00
National Geographic 7 pictures _NatGeo 2011 USD 3000.00
Nature (Macmillan) pic _Holtzb 1994 GBP 60.00
New African B+W repro 1997 GBP 25.00 XXX
New Internationalist one photo 2019 GBP 65.00
New Internationalist quarter-page photo 2019 GBP 65.00
New Internationalist one pic 2004 GBP 50.00 X
New Internationalist 1 photo one use 2003 GBP 50.00
New Scientist pic _RBI 1994 GBP 60.00 X
New Times one pic 1999 GBP 25.00 X
Newsweek per day with exes 2000 GBP 350.00 O
NME 1/4 page photo _IPC 2013 GBP 25.00 XXX
NOISEY (Vice media) photographing music festival online use unlimited worldwide 2016 GBP 150.00
Non League Paper football assignments (they have dropped their rate this season...) 2003 GBP 110.00 X
Non-League Paper Match coverage + ISDN after match - called to say they aim to increase to £200 2001 GBP 100.00 X
Nursing Standard half-day expenses paid _TU 2015 GBP 160.00
Nursing Standard assignment _TU 2004 GBP 160.00
Nursing Standard half-day (processed film 15, 25p/mile) _TU 1996 GBP 95.00
Nursing Standard day _TU 1993 GBP 130.00
Nursing Times half-day first print use only _EMAP 2003 GBP 150.00 GR
Nursing Times half-day first print use only _EMAP 2003 GBP 150.00 GR
Nursing Times per day FBS _EMAP 2000 GBP 250.00
Nursing Times half day _EMAP 2000 GBP 120.00 GR
Nursing Times Single Pic reqested from stock single 1/2 page use _EMAP 2000 GBP 100.00
OK! per photograph _NS 2011 GBP 50.00 XX
OK submitted 10-12 photos, 2 hours' evening work _NS 2009 GBP 250.00
OK pic _NS 1996 GBP 50.00
OK four pix _NS 1996 GBP 100.00
Open Mind journal half-day 1993 GBP 90.00
Outdoor Fitness 6 page feature photography on location, approx 4-6hrs, basic edit, exes £45 single use print/digital _Kelsey 2016 GBP 300.00 GR
Outdoor Fitness shoot sports feature on location to brief, return unedited imagery by proof gallery online - prod/exes mileage 40p/p/m Bauer own you and everything you do for them. _Bauer 2014 GBP 300.00
Outdoor Fitness shoot sports feature on location to brief, return unedited imagery by proof gallery online - prod/exes mileage 40p/p/m Bauer own you and everything you do for them. _Bauer 2014 GBP 300.00
Pink Paper (PP & B Ltd) one off fee for job all rights 2004 GBP 75.00 GR XXXX
Planet 1 stock pic 2005 GBP 0.00 XXXX
Positive News Day rate 2016 GBP 300.00
Pregnancy step-by-step pix _Highbur 2001 GBP 50.00 X
Premier Guitar full page photo, print and digital, plus use on Facebook 6-month exclusive rights re: guitar specialist magazines, non-exclusive elsewhere 2013 GBP 100.00
Press Gazette 2012 GBP 75.00 XX
Press Gazette stock photo _Quantum 2004 GBP 60.00
Private Equity International 1.5-hour job plus retouching plus transmission _IPC 2013 EUR 280.00
Pulse half-day+29p/mile _MF 1994 GBP 120.00
Pulse half-day _MF 1992 GBP 90.00
Rail per day _EMAP 2002 GBP 125.00 X
Real Magazine 1 hour photo shoot 2007 GBP 150.00 GR
Recycle print+design 1 hour 1994 GBP 65.00
Red Pepper stock pic 2004 GBP 35.00 XX
Red Pepper one pic 2004 GBP 30.00 XX
Red Pepper 1 pic FBS 2003 GBP 35.00
Red Pepper 1 stock photo 2003 GBP 50.00
Red Pepper 1 pic FBS 2002 GBP 50.00
Reveal photo job 1 hour , mileage @ 40p pm = £24 offered all rights wanted: member didn't sign _Hearst 2013 GBP 250.00 GR
RMT News half-day photo assignment FBS + web use _TU 2006 GBP 190.00
Rock Sound full page (more than one pic) 2011 GBP 70.00 XXXX
Rock Sound full page 2011 GBP 70.00 XX
Rock Sound quarter page 2011 GBP 30.00 XX
Rock Sound half page 2011 GBP 40.00 XX
Rock Sound double-page spread/poster 2011 GBP 100.00 XX
Rolling Stone on line via photoshot/retna/getty images stock / archival image _Getty 2013 GBP 8.90 XXX
Roof per day, B+W 1998 GBP 155.00
Running fitness single photo published _Descart 2009 GBP 25.00 GR XX
S.I.D Magazine per photo 2008 GBP 75.00
Safeway Magazine photos per day Bought outright 2001 GBP 600.00 GR
Saga Magazine half day FBS + expenses/materials 2002 GBP 250.00 O
Saga Magazine feature (a day's work) FBS 2012 GBP 1000.00 O
Scene headshots 1995 GBP 50.00
Scene day of 8 1995 GBP 400.00
Scuba World a 1200 word feature complete with pictures -- '20,000 leagues under the going rate' 1994 GBP 90.00
Searchlight front cover photo FBS 2004 GBP 100.00
Shooting Times front cover on Christmas edition _IPC 2009 GBP 70.00 XXX
Soc. Work (?) photo 2002 GBP 35.00
Soldier (Ministry of Defence) photo one use _HMG 2015 GBP 40.00 X
Solidarity Action 2 pix 1999 GBP 60.00
Songlines photograph + blog 2011 GBP 150.00
Sounding stock photo for cover 2006 GBP 230.00
Sport Free Attitude stock sale, single shot non-exclusive print edition _Score 2004 EUR 60.00 XXX
Stage pic 1998 GBP 70.00
Televisual full page bleed image - exes on top _Centaur 2006 GBP 180.00
Televisual full page pic FBS _Centaur 2005 GBP 180.00
The Agility Voice event coverage, 2 days FBS 2005 GBP 200.00 XXX
The Ecologist 1/4 page photo 2005 GBP 50.00 X
The English Garden feature FBS _ECN 2012 GBP 350.00 GR
The Networker (NGO magazine) 1 stock photo 2003 GBP 50.00 X
The Socialist set of 3 2001 GBP 30.00 XXX
Time for Business business portraits of one subject, prod/exes £380.00 all-inclusive print and screen use for open ended time use 2013 GBP 100.00 GR XX
Time Out portrait/single job _TOut 2003 GBP 150.00
Time Out restaurants _TOut 2003 GBP 50.00 X
Time Out per restaurant _TOut 1998 GBP 50.00
Times Educational Supplement Scotland (TESS) per job ~4 hours total two years' usage in mag, forever on website, fee reflects travel distance, no further exes _TSL 2013 GBP 270.00 GR
Times Educational Supplement Scotland (TESS) reproduction fee, any size single use _TSL 2013 GBP 50.00 GR X
Times Educational Supplement use of unsolicited photo from Uganda _TSL 2006 GBP 25.00 X
Times Educational Supplement day _NI 1996 GBP 160.00
Times Higher Education Supplement 1/4 page stock photo FBS _NI 2004 GBP 100.00
Times Higher Education Supplement quarter page _NI 2003 GBP 100.00
Times Higher Education Supplement per pic _NI 1997 GBP 150.00
Times Saturday Magazine, 'contacts' one use dps one pic and contact FBS _NI 2004 GBP 400.00 GR
TNT full page image 2005 GBP 90.00 X
TNT 2-page spread 2003 GBP 200.00
Top Gear 150 words and a half-page colour pic _BBC 1994 GBP 200.00
Trendi day 1998 GBP 200.00
Tribune six photos 2001 GBP 180.00
Truck+Driver one-page pic plus a few hundred words of text _RBI 1994 GBP 200.00
Truck+Driver one-page pic plus a few hundred words of text _RBI 1994 GBP 300.00
TUC magazine 4 photos _TU 2008 GBP 1600.00 O
TUC magazine 2-hour portrait job _TU 2008 GBP 150.00
Universe day 1997 GBP 125.00
Universe any job all-in 1996 GBP 65.00
Venue stock images for features prepared to go with one time non-exclusive licence, but not to pay! 2006 GBP 0.00 XXXX
Vogue two photos _CondN 2006 GBP 500.00
Wanderlust third of page illustrated travel article 2006 GBP 180.00
watercraft Photos for feature FBS 2002 GBP 300.00
Welfare State Action pic 1999 GBP 30.00
Welfare State Action one pic 1999 GBP 30.00
West Africa day 1998 GBP 100.00 X
Which? half-day 2015 GBP 220.00
Which? portrait job , prod/exes travel at 41p pm , terms 3 month licence 2009 GBP 150.00
Wild About Animals single column pic+caption 1994 GBP 100.00
Wild About Animals pic+caption story 1994 GBP 100.00
Women's Realm fashion day _IPC 1998 GBP 450.00
Women's Realm day _IPC 1998 GBP 150.00
Workers' Liberty 1999 GBP 30.00
Workers' Power five pix 1999 GBP 55.00 XXX
Workers' Power five photos 1999 GBP 55.00 XX
World's Children per pic 1997 GBP 60.00
Young People Now Front cover feature, one day's work no expenses; processing and film to be paid but if using digital some discrepancy over how much extra to pay. Turned down the job because too badly paid. After turning down job, editor said "well you won't be getting an _HM 2003 GBP 150.00 XX
Yours photos short portrait job London FBS _EMAP 2007 GBP 300.00 GR O
Balder group (Sweden) 5 photos 2017 GBP 250.00 X
BBC Sky at Night photos of Sir Patrick Moore + Brian May, 1 day licences not discussed, but used, not too happy _Origin 2007 GBP 450.00 X
BP-or-not-BP.org video (details unspecified) 2018 GBP 150.00 XX
Buzzfeed previously-shot (stock) image, terms one time web use 2019 GBP 40.00
Camera Press sale to Polish magazine 2005 GBP 10.00 XX
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 2a: Scholarly and/or non profit-making publications, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 15.18
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 2a: Scholarly and/or non profit-making publications, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 29.84
Emap Motorcycle News Photos for MCN extra for MCN website _EMAP 2000 GBP 180.00
Future Publishing page _Future 1994 GBP 105.00
Gardening title photo job, no exes FBS _IPC 2013 GBP 500.00 GR
German magazine 7 photographs , terms print use only 2019 GBP 623.00
Haymarket publications day+exes _HM 1995 GBP 100.00
Inside Communications stock photo FBS _TMG 2006 GBP 70.00
Major news weekly Use of one photo from US museum in news weekly - note online use is much more 2016 USD 175.00
Mercury Group title 1 shoot 2017 GBP 35.00 XX
Newsletter (Prospect trade union) quarter page photo _TU 2008 GBP 70.00
PHOTOshoot 3 hours 2007 GBP 160.00
Posh lifestyle mag commissioned garden photo feature, first UK rights 2014 GBP 750.00 GR O
Reed day _RBI 1998 GBP 200.00
Trade magazine one image FBS 2008 GBP 45.00
TRVL app per pic - 40 per piece photographer retains copyright 2012 USD 15.00
trvl.com photos, each , for use on iPad platform 2012 USD 15.00 GR
UCATT half day photography _TU 2002 GBP 280.00
Unison Focus full page photo (lost first invoice, paid promptly on second!) _TU 2002 GBP 180.00
Unnamed Swedish magazine (Balder) one cover + 2 inside 2017 GBP 250.00

^ Photography / news

Photography - whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture - whose primary use is in a national newspaper. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.) See also regional newspapers.

If you are interested, the archived rates are here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / news * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
XXXX
24 Heures 1 pic supplied Single use in 24 Heures 2001 GBP 100.00 GR
Alawaro 11 slides 2002 GBP 30.00 X
Børsten (Denmark) one-time usage 1998 GBP 68.00 X
Corriere della Sera two pictures 2011 GBP 300.00
Daily Express shift _NS 2006 GBP 150.00 GR
Daily Express half page _UM 1997 GBP 100.00 X
Daily Mail print use of 1 photo _Assoc 2019 GBP 160.00
Daily Mail Video (10 sec) plus article - _Assoc 2018 GBP 270.00 O
Daily Mail unauthorised use - first offered £130 _Assoc 2015 GBP 200.00
Daily Mail DPS picture feature (5 images) _Assoc 2014 GBP 1500.00
Daily Mail unauthorised use - first offered £130 _Assoc 2014 GBP 200.00
Daily Mail unauthorised use - first offered £130 _Assoc 2014 GBP 200.00
Daily Mail repro photos syndication not allowed _Assoc 2013 GBP 20.00 XXX
Daily Mail compensation agreed in principle for photo used without permission _Assoc 2010 GBP 250.00
Daily Mail job _Assoc 2008 GBP 150.00 GR
Daily Mail shift - any number of jobs within the day, mileage charge on top _Assoc 2008 GBP 150.00 GR X
Daily Mail shift _Assoc 2006 GBP 150.00 GR
Daily Mail one pic _Assoc 2004 GBP 200.00
Daily Mail one photo _Assoc 2002 GBP 200.00 O
Daily Mail Photos not used _Assoc 2001 GBP 175.00
Daily Mail photos Usually 1st use _Assoc 2001 GBP 150.00 GR X
Daily Mail pic _Assoc 1998 GBP 110.00
Daily Mail 3 pix _Assoc 1997 GBP 150.00 X
Daily Mail weekend magazine: face-in-the-crowd _Assoc 1996 GBP 80.00
Daily Mail online Quarter-page photo _Assoc 2018 GBP 180.00 X
Daily Mail Online stills _Assoc 2016 GBP 80.00 XX
Daily Mail Online raw video, length unspecified _Assoc 2016 GBP 150.00
Daily Mail/APC (Australia) day with TV star 1994 GBP 525.00
Daily Mirror photo assignment FBS _TMG 2006 GBP 175.00
Daily Mirror foreign pix to go with women's feature plus £150 exes _TMG 2003 GBP 1000.00
Daily Record two days plus 4 or 5 pix _TMG 2005 GBP 500.00
Daily Star 1 photograph , terms print use only _TMG 2019 GBP 150.00
Daily Star 2 photos _NS 2014 GBP 200.00
Daily Star words +pic _NS 2014 GBP 125.00
Daily Star 2 photos _NS 2014 GBP 200.00
Daily Star words +pic _NS 2014 GBP 125.00
Daily Star one pic _NS 2005 GBP 200.00
Daily Telegraph words + 1 pic _BarcB 2014 GBP 25.00 XXXX
Daily Telegraph words + 1 pic _BarcB 2014 GBP 25.00 XXXX
Daily Telegraph Picture on spec, 1in square _BarcB 2012 GBP 90.00
Daily Telegraph per pic, 1/4 page _BarcB 2011 GBP 150.00 X
Daily Telegraph pic spread / feature _BarcB 2006 GBP 800.00
Daily Telegraph small photo to accompany travel article licence not discussed, but used on the website _BarcB 2006 GBP 50.00
Daily Telegraph one pic _BarcB 2005 GBP 130.00
Daily Telegraph quarter page FBS _BarcB 2005 GBP 140.00
Daily Telegraph day shift - up to 4 jobs _Holl 2003 GBP 95.00 XXX
Daily Telegraph _Holl 2001 GBP 150.00
Daily Telegraph money go round section, pic: usually pay 90 but upped because needed same day _Holl 2000 GBP 100.00
Daily Telegraph dps pictures _Holl 2000 GBP 500.00
Daily Telegraph dps pictures _Holl 1999 GBP 500.00 X
Daily Telegraph pic incl. materials _Holl 1999 GBP 90.00
Daily Telegraph travel pages, day _Holl 1999 GBP 150.00
Daily Telegraph Family Finance pic _Holl 1999 GBP 90.00
Daily Telegraph per pic _Holl 1998 GBP 85.00
Daily Telegraph half-page photo _Holl 1997 GBP 90.00
Daily Telegraph day _Holl 1996 GBP 225.00
El Mundo (Spain) day 1998 GBP 200.00
El Mundo (Spain) shift,+exes 1994 GBP 210.00
Evening Standard 1 photo on p7 _Assoc 2008 GBP 200.00
Evening Standard one pic, Metrolife Arts _Assoc 2005 GBP 95.00
Evening Standard one pic, Arts section _Assoc 2005 GBP 80.00 X
Evening Standard one pic, news _Assoc 2005 GBP 100.00
Evening Standard one pic (no credit) _Assoc 2003 GBP 250.00
Evening Standard half page stock pic _Assoc 1999 GBP 200.00
Evening Standard day _Assoc 1998 GBP 80.00 XX
Evening Standard day _Assoc 1997 GBP 125.00
Evening Standard day,+exes _Assoc 1997 GBP 80.00 X
Express 1 image for website - _TMG 2018 GBP 80.00 X
Financial Mail on Sunday shift plus equipment fee (£25) and 35p per mile and £5 for phones _Assoc 2006 GBP 146.00 GR
Financial Times Deutschland 'Out of office' page portrait no extra for web _Pearson 2008 GBP 150.00
Financial Times day _NI 2018 GBP 160.00 GR
Financial Times day _Pearson 2011 GBP 130.00 XX
Financial Times portrait commission for Saturday supplement single use, print only _Pearson 2010 GBP 160.00 X
Financial Times 5cols p3 _Pearson 2010 GBP 270.00
Financial Times online slideshow _Pearson 2010 GBP 130.00 XX
Financial Times travel section large photo , no extra for web _Pearson 2008 GBP 250.00
Financial Times shift _Pearson 2006 GBP 100.00 XX
Financial Times per day plus expenses and exclusive rights for one year from first publication _Pearson 2006 GBP 255.00 GR XXXX
Financial Times one photographic job for website _Pearson 2006 GBP 130.00
Financial Times day _Pearson 1998 GBP 120.00
Financial Times shift _Pearson 1998 GBP 100.00 X
Glasgow Herald magazine, half day to include 140 miles & materials _SMG 2002 GBP 250.00
Guardian Media website pic online +5% for web gallery _GMG 2007 GBP 525.00
Guardian Media website pic +5% for web gallery _GMG 2007 GBP 231.00
Guardian 20 photo picture story _GMG 2019 GBP 100.00 XXXX
Guardian 18-photo story in Uganda _GMG 2019 GBP 350.00
Guardian 1 pic, terms 1 use online _GMG 2019 GBP 100.00
Guardian feature photography syndication allowed with proceeds split with photographer _GMG 2013 GBP 183.15 GR
Guardian photo commission mileage paid _GMG 2013 GBP 190.00
Guardian Stock pic 80" to 108" - half Berliner page - minimum _GMG 2012 GBP 124.49 HA
Guardian Stock pic 30" to 50" - minimum _GMG 2012 GBP 94.12 HA
Guardian Stock pic 50" to 80" - minimum _GMG 2012 GBP 108.24 HA
Guardian day rate in house agreement - £275 total _GMG 2012 GBP 275.01 HA
Guardian minimum shift (4 hours) in 2012 house agreement - £190 total _GMG 2012 GBP 190.00 HA
Guardian Stock pic 216" to 432" - double Berliner page - negotiable - minimum _GMG 2012 GBP 210.39 HA
Guardian Stock pic up to 5" - minimum _GMG 2012 GBP 61.89 HA
Guardian Stock pic 108" to 216" - full Berliner page - minimum _GMG 2012 GBP 61.83 HA
Guardian Speculative pic more than 5" - minimum _GMG 2012 GBP 150.00 HA
Guardian supply photo for website _GMG 2010 GBP 66.00 XX
Guardian supply photo _GMG 2010 GBP 66.00 XX
Guardian photo for web _GMG 2009 GBP 190.00
Guardian G2, per print _GMG 2008 GBP 132.00 X
Guardian shift variable _GMG 2006 GBP 145.00 GR
Guardian pic 5" to 20" (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 69.00 GR
Guardian pic 50" to 80" (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 114.00 GR
Guardian pic 108" to 216" - full Berliner page (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 300.00 GR
Guardian pic 216" to 432" - double Berliner page (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 500.00 GR
Guardian pic up to 5" (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 58.00 GR
Guardian pic 80" to 108" - half Berliner page (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 126.00 GR
Guardian pic 30" to 50" (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 104.00 GR
Guardian day 1.5% bonus for digital rights, if licensed _GMG 2006 GBP 224.32 GR
Guardian pic 20" to 30" (rate since 01/01/05) _GMG 2006 GBP 80.00 GR
Guardian one pic, Arts _GMG 2005 GBP 130.00
Guardian one small sports pic + wire _GMG 2003 GBP 76.00
Guardian one small pic _GMG 2003 GBP 56.00
Guardian covering youth match, 2 pix pubd _GMG 2003 GBP 70.00
Guardian one picture one use _GMG 2003 GBP 111.00
Guardian 7' square, it says here _GMG 2002 GBP 100.00
Guardian print - not used - search fee £25 plus _GMG 2001 GBP 85.00
Guardian G2 double spread _GMG 1998 GBP 650.00
Guardian day _GMG 1996 GBP 290.00
Guardian films podcast: supplying archive video , online use only, per minute _GMG 2009 GBP 150.00
i images and 300 words _INM 2012 GBP 150.00 XXX
Independent on Sunday 1/2 page stock image _INM 2005 GBP 250.00
Independent on Sunday page _INM 1999 GBP 250.00
Independent feature photography further reproductions free _Lebedev 2013 GBP 155.00 GR X
Independent 2 photos, online use _INM 2012 GBP 80.00 X
Independent shift _INM 2006 GBP 155.00 GR
Independent 90 sq inch photo _INM 2005 GBP 120.00 XX
Independent one pic, news _INM 2005 GBP 40.00 XXX
Independent magazine picture story on 5 pages, no expenses paid FBS _INM 2004 GBP 1000.00 X
Independent One pic 6" x 8" _INM 2004 GBP 70.00
Independent take and wire feature photo, used at 2 col no formal agreement, assume one time use _INM 2003 GBP 50.00
Independent Front Page Photo 56 sq ins and no credit one off use _INM 2003 GBP 100.00 XXX
Independent 1 pic in supplement _INM 2002 GBP 70.00
Independent six pix _INM 2000 GBP 350.00
Independent day _INM 1999 GBP 135.00 X
Independent half day _INM 1998 GBP 70.00 XX
Independent Magazine, day _INM 1998 GBP 180.00
Irish Daily Star commissioned job , prod/exes 50 cent per mile _INM 2014 EUR 81.00 XX
Irish Independent job next day use included in fee, all other uses as per agreed rates _INM 2013 EUR 200.00 GR
Irish Independent image lifted off the internet and then invoiced, paid with no questions _INM 2010 EUR 150.00
Irish Post single pic _Smurf 2002 GBP 30.00
Irish Times per job/assignement liccensed for first run as far as photographer can ascertain _ITTrust 2013 EUR 200.00 O
Irish World per picture 2005 GBP 6.00 GR XXXX
Mail on Sunday Ireland 2-hour job plus retouching plus transmission plus travel, exes £40 _Assoc 2013 GBP 250.00
Mail on Sunday shift plus equipment fee (£25) and 35p per mile and £5 for phones _Assoc 2006 GBP 146.00 GR
Mail on Sunday photos per pic _Assoc 2005 GBP 75.00 X
Mail on Sunday per pic _Assoc 2005 GBP 75.00 X
Mail Online 5 images online _Assoc 2016 GBP 90.00
Mail online 2 photographs _Assoc 2019 GBP 200.00
Mail online 30-second video _Assoc 2019 GBP 60.00 XXX
Mail online 5 photos _Assoc 2014 GBP 100.00 XXX
Mail online words + 1 pic _Assoc 2014 GBP 40.00 XX
Mail online 5 photos _Assoc 2014 GBP 100.00 XXX
Mail online words + 1 pic _Assoc 2014 GBP 40.00 XX
MailOnline first of a set of photos used online _Assoc 2019 GBP 40.00 X
Metro day on location covering sporting event - prod/exes petrol 45p/mile licensed for single edition print & online _Assoc 2014 GBP 150.00 GR XXX
Metro day on location covering sporting event - prod/exes petrol 45p/mile licensed for single edition print & online _Assoc 2014 GBP 150.00 GR XXX
Metro news reproduction syndication not allowed _Metro 2013 GBP 50.00
Metro shift _Assoc 2006 GBP 80.00 GR X^9!
Metro online 1 photograph , terms online use only _Assoc 2019 GBP 100.00
Mirror 1 photograph (less than 5 square inches), terms print use only _TMG 2019 GBP 130.00
Mirror shift _TMG 2006 GBP 165.00 GR
Mirror online 2 photographs, terms online use only _TMG 2019 GBP 200.00
News of the World shift _NI 2006 GBP 175.00 GR
News of the World day _NI 1998 GBP 100.00 X
Newsweek day 1999 GBP 350.00
Observer shift _GMG 2006 GBP 145.00 GR
Observer 2 pix ordered exclusive and unused (argues against offering exclusives!) _GMG 2000 GBP 60.00
Observer (Review) day _GMG 2000 GBP 136.00
Observer day shift _GMG 2000 GBP 136.00
Observer day shift _GMG 1999 GBP 135.00
Observer (Review) day _GMG 1999 GBP 136.00
Observer 2 pix ordered exclusive, not used (so don't give exclusives!) _GMG 1999 GBP 60.00 X
Observer 1 pic shoot _GMG 1998 GBP 145.00
Observer photo-exclusive _GMG 1998 GBP 400.00
Observer B+W _GMG 1998 GBP 140.00
Observer 8 x 10 B/W _GMG 1998 GBP 110.00 X
Politiken (Denmark) day 1998 GBP 340.00
Press Association shift plus 28p per mile _PA 2006 GBP 135.00 GR
Quotidiano (Rome) 2 photos 2012 EUR 200.00
Repubblica each 200 lira = 1994 GBP 80.00
Scotsman photo - repro fee, under licence _BarcB 2005 GBP 40.00 GR
Scotsman day shift Scotsman Licence (OR Scotland on Sunday Licence, OR Edinburgh Evening News Licence) _BarcB 2005 GBP 135.00 GR
Scotsman 8 hour shift all rights _BarcB 2001 GBP 120.00
Scottish Business Insider features photography, prod/exes 50 for front cover images syndication not allowed _TMG 2013 GBP 200.00 GR
Scottish Sun video (length unspecified) _NI 2017 GBP 50.00 XXXX
Scottish Sun First pic online _NI 2017 GBP 30.00 XXXX
Scottish Sun Second pic online _NI 2017 GBP 20.00 XXXX
Scottish Sun Every pic after second, online _NI 2017 GBP 10.00 XX^9
Scottish Sun Fee cap no matter how many pix used _NI 2017 GBP 100.00 XX^9
South China Morning Post day 1998 GBP 200.00
South China Morning Post day 1998 GBP 200.00
South China Morning Post per assignment, max 1 day 1998 GBP 200.00
Standard shift _Assoc 2006 GBP 150.00 GR
Sun commissioned photoshoot, exes 27p per mile retain copyright but News International have syndication rights _NI 2013 GBP 165.00 GR
Sun shift _NI 2006 GBP 135.00 GR
Sun small front page pic (from South Africa?) _NI 2002 GBP 500.00 O
Sun job _NI 1998 GBP 500.00
Sun small front page pic _NI 1995 GBP 300.00
Sun online 3 photographs _NI 2019 GBP 450.00
Sunday Business half page pic first UK Newspaper + wire fee £25 _BarcB 2002 GBP 100.00
Sunday Express shift _NS 2006 GBP 150.00 GR
Sunday Express half-day _UM 1997 GBP 100.00
Sunday Herald ordered job _NQ 2004 GBP 120.00
Sunday Herald repro fee _NQ 2003 GBP 62.00
Sunday Herald per job, incl exes _SMG 2001 GBP 150.00 X
Sunday Independent (Ireland) payment following copyright infringement in print and online (retrospective licence) _INM 2019 EUR 609.00 O
Sunday Mail lot of pictures for a double page spread licences for at least 2 newspapers _TMG 2007 GBP 300.00 X
Sunday Mirror stock pic FBS _TMG 2013 GBP 250.00 O
Sunday Mirror shift _TMG 2006 GBP 180.00 GR
Sunday Mirror exclusive picture _TMG 2006 GBP 1000.00 O
Sunday Mirror exclusive pic _TMG 2005 GBP 1000.00 O
Sunday Mirror day rate plus small pic _TMG 2005 GBP 320.00 O
Sunday People shift _TMG 2006 GBP 150.00 GR
Sunday Post on spec photo submission incl £25 wire fee single repro, no reuse, no resale. _DCT 2006 GBP 75.00 GR
Sunday Telegraph shift _BarcB 2006 GBP 165.00 GR
Sunday Telegraph pic _Holl 1999 GBP 151.00
Sunday Telegraph portrait session, day incl exes of 420 _Holl 1999 GBP 400.00 XXX
Sunday Times Ireland Shift/shoot FBS _NI 2013 GBP 200.00
Sunday Times photo in Culture _NI 2009 GBP 120.00 X
Sunday Times photo _NI 2009 GBP 78.00
Sunday Times culture section - single pic _NI 2008 GBP 66.00 XXX
Sunday Times shift _NI 2006 GBP 175.00 GR
Sunday Times Money supplement photo accompanying article (square of 4.5 cm sides) - not credited _NI 2006 GBP 54.00 X
Sunday Times one pic, news (small) _NI 2005 GBP 54.00 X
Sunday Times one pic, Home supplement _NI 2005 GBP 66.00
Sunday Times day shift - no wire fee _NI 2003 GBP 100.00 XX
Sunday Times commissioned job - includes wire fee + exes _NI 2003 GBP 175.00 X
Sunday Times use of small pic _NI 2002 GBP 100.00
Sunday Times Scotland 3 hours of work, 1 pix used (140 for km) One time use _NI 2007 EUR 350.00
Sunday pic _NI 1996 GBP 150.00
Telegraph online use of 1 photo _BarcB 2019 GBP 25.00 X
Telegraph print use of 1 photo _BarcB 2019 GBP 150.00
Telegraph shift FBS and web _BarcB 2007 GBP 350.00
Telegraph shift plus 38 p per mile. _BarcB 2006 GBP 165.00 GR
The Star shift up to _NS 2006 GBP 150.00 GR
Times Educational Supplements Scotland Feature photography syndication not allowed but further reproductions free _HM 2013 GBP 200.00 GR
Times Property - Bricks+Mortar - one photograph web use not notified but has also been used. _NI 2010 GBP 90.00 X
Times Money section, day _NI 2008 GBP 145.00 X
Times shift _NI 2006 GBP 130.00 GR
Times photo day - over 8 hrs FBS, expenses 28p/mile _NI 2006 GBP 200.00 GR
Times commissioned job - +mileage over 60 miles @ 25p _NI 2005 GBP 145.00
Times Travel section day FBS _NI 2002 GBP 110.00 XX
Times Crème supplement, quarter-page pic + exes _NI 2002 GBP 85.00 X
You (Mail on Sunday mag) day _Assoc 1996 GBP 350.00
Agence France Presse photo 1997 GBP 125.00 XX
Al Jazeera English photo essay + 800 words 2013 GBP 450.00
AP rate offered with exes 2000 GBP 80.00
AP flat rate offered, no exes 2000 GBP 100.00
AP pic ($100) 1996 GBP 64.50 X
APTV 1 minute footage 50% extra for online use _AP 2010 GBP 450.00
Associated Press shift _AP 2006 GBP 100.00 GR XXXX
Associated Press TV 30-second video _AP 2017 GBP 110.00
BBC News Online (Africa section) two or more pix on one story infinite repeats but non-exclusive usage _BBC 2004 GBP 50.00 XX
BBC News Online (Africa section) per pic infinite but non-exclusive usage _BBC 2004 GBP 31.00 XX
BBC News Website online picture essay 2014 GBP 270.00
BBC Online photo-essay, 8-10 pix, from Africa use on as many stories as they feel like _BBC 2004 GBP 127.00 XX
BBC Panorama archive video images for docco, per minute used , TV use only for 2 transmissions, prod/exes £150 _BBC 2009 GBP 600.00
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash UK _BBC 2008 GBP 80.00 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Rest of World _BBC 2008 GBP 60.00 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash USA _BBC 2008 GBP 80.00 GR
BBC picture library charge subsequent broadcast flashes - half of fee for first flash for example for UK _BBC 2008 GBP 40.00 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Worldwide _BBC 2008 GBP 250.00 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Australia _BBC 2008 GBP 40.00 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Europe _BBC 2008 GBP 80.00 GR
BBC TV News @ 6: 6 seconds of video _BBC 2005 GBP 250.00
BBC world news Europe one photo plus caption _BBC 2019 GBP 75.00
Channel 4 news (for broadcast?) day? _ITN 2000 GBP 250.00 X
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12a: TV stills - flash fee, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 94.93
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12c: TV stills - 10 year licence, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 176.18
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12c: TV stills - 10 year licence, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 234.90
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12b: TV stills - 4 year licence, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 107.65
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12b: TV stills - 4 year licence, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 166.38
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12a: TV stills - flash fee, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 60.68
Guardian Networks (IT support) 1 photo, 5 inches square _GMG 2014 GBP 71.00 GR
Guardian Networks (IT support) 1 photo, 5 inches square _GMG 2014 GBP 71.00 GR
ITN online videography: short DV news package using company's own equipment to be edited and voiced by others. licensed for online use, up to 8 hour shift. _ITN 2010 GBP 100.00 GR XXXX
ITV one archive photo - worldwide usage _ITV 2018 GBP 400.00 X
Leicester City football club camera operator day 2019 GBP 390.00 O
One member's going rate Video: commissioned news feature report 2016 GBP 720.00 GR
One member's going rate Video: one second of archive, per platform per second (1 minute broadcast once = £360) 2016 GBP 6.00 GR
One member's going rate Video: day shooting 2016 GBP 400.00
One member's going rate Video: commissioned filming and editing day 2016 GBP 600.00 GR
One member's going rate Video from archive: one minute for TV & internet = 60 * £6 per second * 2 platforms (UK only) 2016 GBP 360.00 GR
One member's going rate Video from archive: per second per platform, world licence 2016 GBP 36.00 GR
One member's going rate Video: shot & edited 2-3 minute package (a day's work) 2016 GBP 500.00 GR
One member's going rate Video: news day rate, up from £300 2016 GBP 400.00 GR
One member's going rate Video from archive: per second per platform, UK only 2016 GBP 6.00 GR
PA shift _PA 2000 GBP 75.00 ?
Press Association day shift _PA 2004 GBP 75.00 GR XX
Reuters short video footage of G20 demo _Reuter 2009 GBP 350.00 XX
Reuters shift _Reuter 2006 GBP 100.00 GR XXXX
RTP (Portugal) "11 minutes" (videography?) news gathering 2016 GBP 500.00
RTVE (Spanish TV) one still, file pic unlimited use on several channels 2013 EUR 600.00 GR
Sports agency day 1998 GBP 150.00
The Associated Press Rate per assignment first use world-wide _AP 2000 GBP 100.00 GR X
TV programme 2 photographs in TV programme, terms - PSR rights for unlimited transmissions including catch-up services, valid for 5 years 2019 GBP 500.00
UK tabloid newspaper single image - online use only 2018 GBP 500.00
UK tabloid newspaper single image - print use - rights deal not reported 2018 GBP 500.00
Unnamed university pictures in an exhibition 2017 GBP 650.00

^ Photography / online

Photography, whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture, whose primary purpose is for online publication.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / online * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
XXXX
Daily Mail per picture used online - half that if through an agency _Assoc 2013 GBP 25.00 GR XXXX
Demotix 1 photo, news online 2012 GBP 120.00
Guardian image sold by Rex Features for online use _GMG 2010 GBP 5.00 XXXX
Southport Reporter music events 6 images _INM 2015 GBP 0.00 XXXX
Vice day - 7 hours perpetual online usage 2016 GBP 150.00 XX
Vice half-day - 4 hours, travel and accommodation paid perpetual online usage 2016 GBP 150.00 GR X
aol.com Picture + story rights position 'unclear' 2001 GBP 800.00
Artists website and publications per day shooting paintings and sculptures for website, book and marketing, post production, hire of equipment and expenses - no terms stated as photographer "undertook without knowing" 2008 GBP 350.00
Axon 5 hours on site location for corporate head shoot, internal use only 2011 GBP 480.00
BBC 3/iPlayer - Teen Taxi per picture to be used during the programme , terms - perpetual non-exclusive license pertaining to this programme only 2019 GBP 50.00 X?
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 13: Personal or educational web pages or CD Roms - 4 year licence _HMG 2013 GBP 15.18
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 14: CD Roms, Photo CD, web pages - 4 year licence _HMG 2013 GBP 59.21
economist.com Picture to illustrate article on tourism in Burkina Faso all rights _Pearson 2013 GBP 25.00 XX
florist's website 36 images for website , licensed one year 2008 GBP 250.00 O
GLA website 3 images _HMG 2008 GBP 120.00
Intelfax pix for UK Foreign Office websites no exes! - per pic up to 2002 GBP 100.00
KeyAGENT Ltd (Property photography for estate agents) Min 20 photos + floorplan with measurements of property, per property up to 5-bed house (regardless of house value). No expenses paid. , terms - All Rights. Comprehensive contract signed, DBS and Insurance required. 2018 GBP 30.00 XXXX
Newsflare Video commissioned via Mentorn Media 2018 GBP 400.00
nightclub website to supply at least 18 images from each of 3 nightclubs (one night) for online thumbnailed gallery Internet Pub. Right only 2002 GBP 210.00 X
Online (various social media usages) MP's office: copyright theft, tracked down and billed them. Paid when threatened with court action for editorial usage (1 x 1yr), (1 x 6mths), (1 x 1mth) all with 80% uplift on each licence for breach of copyright, flagrancy, lack of attribution and derog 2016 GBP 1559.00 GR O
Online use on facebook and website. 1 hour photography of live music night club scene and people , prod/exes 1.00 First Online Use 2016 GBP 25.00 GR
Online use on facebook and website. 1 hour photography of live music night club scene and people First Online Use 2016 GBP 20.00 GR XXX
Oyster.com 100 odd photos of a single hotel, no exes all online rights, no tax deducted. 2013 USD 110.00 XXXX
Pub/restaurant website 40 photographs, 72dpi, for web use only limited to client's website: 1.5 hours work. 2008 GBP 100.00 XXXX
Pulp (they're popular musicians, m'lud) website 4 small pix 1998 GBP 350.00
Queen Mary University of London - Student Union events per hour of shooting time, one hour extra per event for editing, no exes copyright transfer 2016 GBP 9.28 XX
Sun TV short filmed DV package for Sun website, unedited, , terms website use only, rate included hire of camera equipment - agreement states "up to 8 hour shift" _NI 2009 GBP 131.89 GR XXXX
VICE News £20 per photo for news feature on top of 18p per word 2016 GBP 20.00 GR
web site 6X4 inch photo of kitesurfing one time only web use 2000 GBP 26.00 X
Website (Create Services) day 2008 GBP 225.00 XX

^ Photography / other

Photography, whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture, that's not for newspapers, magazines, books, PR or online publications.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / other * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
XXXX
10/4/10 Coalition - Save the Welfare State day commission to cover event, simply for shooting. Usage fees to be agreed with individual coalition members, mainly unions etc. at standard NUJ rates. 2010 GBP 370.00
Look North (BBC) - use of two pictures for front page story _BBC 2003 GBP 150.00
Mathias / Hinterland full day shooting production stills of S4C TV show all rights _S4C 2013 GBP 350.00 GR
A housing co-operative 5hr shoot + image processing 2008 GBP 450.00
Agency 7 hours with commercial photographer 2006 GBP 50.00 XXX
Assistant two to eight hours! 1997 GBP 65.00 XX
Baby contest photography for PR, 2 hours 2012 GBP 465.00
BBC 30 photos _BBC 2012 GBP 450.00 X
BBC Proms concert photos _BBC 2008 GBP 200.00
BBC radioplay music per pic _BBC 1999 GBP 90.00
BBC Radioplay music per pic _BBC 1999 GBP 100.00
Big international NGO photos + 2000-word eyewitness report , prod/exes per diem $100 travel exes , world rights, 3 year non-exclusive 2009 USD 500.00
British Library extended use of 44 pics _HMG 2008 GBP 1600.00 X
British Library 4 days photography for exhibition & online resource _HMG 2007 GBP 1000.00
British Library exhibition 3 photos, total 1/2 page FBS _HMG 2007 GBP 600.00
British Library exhibition guide 3 images of 1/8 page _HMG 2007 GBP 600.00
Calendars, various (Infocado) 4 stock pix UK rights 1 year; 7.5% royalty with advance of 2012 GBP 260.00
Channel 5 (for broadcast) half-day 1997 GBP 150.00 X
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12d: Educational TV stills - unlimited repeats, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 59.71
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 8: Invitations and Menus, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 44.47
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 4: Postcards, greetings cards, small reproductions (up to A3), calendars per plate, colour +100 copies _HMG 2013 GBP 176.18
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 2b: Educational (schools and colleges), colour _HMG 2013 GBP 59.71
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 4: Postcards, greetings cards, small reproductions (up to A3), calendars per plate, BW +100 copies _HMG 2013 GBP 121.36
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 9 i): Display: permanent installations _HMG 2013 GBP 121.36
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 2b: Educational (schools and colleges), BW _HMG 2013 GBP 29.84
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 9 ii): Display: temporary installations _HMG 2013 GBP 59.21
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 12d: Educational TV stills - unlimited repeats, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 29.84
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 5: Gifts, souvenirs etc. from _HMG 2013 GBP 176.18
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 6: Posters and wall charts (A3 upwards) from _HMG 2013 GBP 176.18
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 11: In-house films and videos, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 29.85
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 8: Invitations and Menus, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 72.43
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 11: In-house films and videos, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 47.47
City University day 1998 GBP 250.00
Construction company commercial website unauthorised use of photo on website (large) for 12 months - claimed £3k but accepted for a quick settlement 2018 GBP 2000.00
Cordwainers' College half-day 1996 GBP 60.00
Corporate video video production, self-shooting _HMG 2016 GBP 300.00
Council website image embedded in a downloadable PDF as an online resource, terms - one website only 2019 GBP 200.00
D. C. Pratchett / E.C. Images quarter column 1994 GBP 280.00
Dance Umbrella 6 photos 2009 GBP 120.00
Design Council day 1996 GBP 250.00
Documentary film flash fee for 1 still in non-commercial short film, terms - licensed for festivals only 2019 GBP 130.00
Frances Lincoln day with assistant 1994 GBP 350.00
Haringey People day 1994 GBP 125.00
Historic Royal Palaces filming/editing exhibition video, 10 days' work use for exhibition and publicity only _HMG 2007 GBP 2500.00
Hopla, Discovery (eh?) video - 3 short films, shot and edit 2007 GBP 4500.00
Hostel annual report 6 pix 1998 GBP 175.00
Housing Association half-day 1996 GBP 135.00
Housing Association day 1996 GBP 250.00
Imperial War Museum 15 prints for archive 1998 GBP 1500.00 O
Inst. Financial Accountants half day 1998 GBP 150.00
Interior design company photos of client's design work for website/brochures, 2hrs work 2009 EUR 200.00
Internal newsletter video, photography (extent unspecified) 2012 GBP 400.00 O
ITN Video clip _ITN 1995 GBP 150.00
Jewellery website photographing inventory - 1300 items 2013 USD 15.00 XXXX
Literary Festival 2 hrs 1998 GBP 150.00
Live Music one hours live music photography (late night) licensed for basic social media use and promotional posters for future gigs 2014 GBP 60.00 XX
Live Music one hours live music photography (late night) licensed for basic social media use and promotional posters for future gigs 2014 GBP 60.00 XX
Live Music one hours live music photography (late night) licensed for basic social media use and promotional posters for future gigs 2014 GBP 60.00 XX
London City law firm 23 corporate headshot on location - 8hours , prod/exes £600 2013 GBP 2000.00 O
London Transport 4 pix 1998 GBP 200.00
Lorne House (charity) day 1994 GBP 100.00
Massive international sports clothing manufacturer very rare 2 hour aerial shoot of sporting event for worldwide free editorial use only for 1 year +expenses. 2010 GBP 650.00 GR
Membership organisation newsletter 5 photos of evening meeting 2014 GBP 100.00 X
Membership organisation newsletter 5 photos of evening meeting 2014 GBP 100.00 X
Membership organisation newsletter 5 photos of evening meeting 2014 GBP 100.00 X
Mentorn media video footage - length unspecified 2019 GBP 800.00
Museum display (in Spain) 1 photo use for 1 month as a poster in display 2019 GBP 100.00
NAPO day 1996 GBP 170.00
Nat. Assn. Citizens' Advice Bureaux day 1998 GBP 210.00
NEC Harlequin 1 hour photo shoot 2005 GBP 250.00
Necessarily anonymous client Shoot specialist machinery being tested: expected be approx 3hrs and quoted approx £300. During the shoot said machinery - £5m worth - was written off. Client contacted photographer next morning to name a price for a lifetime licence for all 2009 GBP 3000.00 O
Newscast (EMAP agency?) job _EMAP 2008 GBP 150.00
newsletter and web gallery evening's photography 2014 GBP 110.00 X
Pageant Postcards per stock colour transparency 2002 GBP 50.00 XX
Patchwork Housing Assn. day 1998 GBP 320.00
Peninsular publishing photo feature (slow to pay) 2000 GBP 214.00
Permanent Publishing half page B+W 1998 GBP 40.00 ??
Photo syndication Rex Features: syndication 50% of sales 2011 GBP 0.00
PI Design consultancy half day 1998 GBP 250.00 O
Port of London Authority Use of one image from the Great River Race Sept 2012 - low res jpeg for single use in internal PowerPoint presentation _HMG 2013 GBP 60.00
Portrait photography Four portraits charged per pic, they said "no" to £125 per pic all rights 2011 GBP 400.00 X
press release evening's photography for small association 2014 GBP 20.00 XXXX
Private collection 200+ old used press prints (mostly 10x8 on RC paper) each 2019 GBP 50.00
Research Defence Society stock photo FBS 2005 GBP 80.00
Rex Features pic 1995 GBP 25.00
Rex Features pic 1995 GBP 60.00
Rex Features (photo agency) unspeficied use of image appearing on statment 2018 GBP 0.06 XXXX
Rex Features (photo agency) use of one photo - probably re-licensing to another agency - 2018 GBP 0.28 XXXX
RMT union paper half-day _TU 1995 GBP 90.00
Sky TV Poster pic for Sky TV drama dept 2015 GBP 80000.00 O
Sky TV Day for Sky TV drama dept _NI 2015 GBP 500.00 O
Small online retailer one hours studio photography, 12 shots supplied, Web use only 2019 GBP 150.00 GR
Small society's website photography for small society's meeting + expenses + dinner 2015 GBP 120.00 O
Southbank galleries 10 silver bromide prints _HMG 2019 GBP 12000.00
Spotlight (the casting directory?) portrait 2008 GBP 200.00
Swn Festival full coverage of festival (payment in form of festival ticket) 2013 GBP 0.00 XX
T+G (Transport and General Workers' Union?) half day - assigning rights in photos _TU 2006 GBP 50.00 XXX
The Proms photos of performer _BBC 2008 GBP 300.00
TML Group day 1997 GBP 100.00
Trades Union Congress batch of photos _TU 2008 GBP 650.00
UCATT six pix first use 2000 GBP 600.00
UNICEF editing images, each 2005 GBP 50.00
Unison half day, plus exes _TU 1998 GBP 100.00
Unnamed large charity day of video interviews, prod/exes expenses paid (amount not specified) 2010 GBP 230.00 X
Unsigned Artist CD Cover (Single) Non-exclusive use, limited web use. 2007 GBP 250.00
Urban makeovers studio portrait photography per day, £5 expenses 2015 GBP 0.00
Video producer Licence for 10 pics, 5 years, UK + Malta and Ireland TV + Video on Demand 2011 GBP 2500.00
Video producer Licence for 1 pic, 5 years, UK TV + Video on Demand 2011 GBP 350.00
Video producer Licence for 1 pic, 5 years, UK TV + Video on Demand 2011 GBP 400.00
West Midlands Unison Conference display board - three prints each _TU 2001 GBP 150.00
Workman's College photos of event 2008 GBP 200.00
World in Action Video clip _Granada 1995 GBP 200.00

^ Photography / pr

Public Relations work should attract much higher rates than reporting work, even for the same client. So ask what the pictures are for! (Also try Photography / other.)

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / pr * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
XXXX
33Shake day taking photos for website 2018 GBP 200.00 XX
Key Agent property advertising giving up all rights to images - and many other demands besides, no expenses 2017 GBP 30.00 GR XXX
The Brent magazine (London Borough of Brent) 1 hour, 30 pics wired and CD posted, no exes _HMG 2013 GBP 120.00
Area map for an advertisement location photos of different areas for an area map, for advertisement unlimited usage rights, albeit non-exclusive 2007 GBP 200.00 XX
BBC Picture Publicity day all rights + expenses/materials _BBC 2002 GBP 275.00
BP 2 hours 1996 GBP 100.00
Brent Council per hour _HMG 2006 GBP 95.00
Brent Council half day _HMG 2005 GBP 80.00 XXX
Breton Festival print 1994 GBP 80.00
Business website/brochures PR photography 2006 GBP 820.00 HA O
Camden Council half-day 1996 GBP 135.00
Charity launch event 2 hour evening shoot and images to DVD 2008 GBP 150.00
Citizens' Advice Bureau day 1994 GBP 160.00
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 7: Advertising materials, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 298.50
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 7: Advertising materials, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 352.34
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 10: Commercial films, videos, colour _HMG 2013 GBP 94.93
City of London archive stock photo Cat. 10: Commercial films, videos, BW _HMG 2013 GBP 59.71
CLIC Sargent half day shoot for cancer charity 2017 GBP 200.00
Comm. Group Public Relations extended use of pix 2005 GBP 400.00
Community Foundation one-hour photocall 1-year licence including web use 2006 GBP 155.00
Community Foundation half-day photo assignment one year licence for general PR use 2006 GBP 155.00
Community regeneration projects photography and videography per job, including exes licences for 3 and 6 years _HMG 2013 GBP 2000.00 O
Company brochure Headshots of 6-8 execs for web use only. non-exclusive 2011 GBP 400.00 O
Compilation CD (Luana Bop) cover photo 2001 GBP 500.00
Corporate literature day (10-3.30) doing headshots and lifestyle for asset management company 2008 GBP 650.00
Corporate website 3.5 hours (8 Portrait, 1 Group, 10 On-The-Job pics) , prod/exes included in fee , terms use for corporate website only. 2010 EUR 350.00 GR
Eurostar Guide 1.5 pictures (?) 1998 GBP 135.00
Event company 3 hours 2011 GBP 390.00 O
Fashion/advertising shoot Assistant per day 1999 GBP 250.00
Fashion/magazine shoot Assistant per day 1999 GBP 100.00
GMB half day (Public Relations work) _TU 2000 GBP 180.00 GR
Grayling PR videography: 90-second web package, exes included web-only licence and unlikely to be used for long 2013 GBP 500.00 GR
Greater London Authority Press Provide 3 photographers, 2 videographers 8 hours/day every day for 8 weeks. Immediate turnaround of 20 images/photographer and 100/day overall plus video coverage (not sure of time needed)to provide coverage of Olympic Events. Range of photos required, pr _HMG 2012 GBP 160.00 XXXX
Hackney Council day 1993 GBP 200.00
Hackney Council half-day 1993 GBP 125.00
Haringey Council pic, colour+exes 1995 GBP 225.00
Hill Magnet per day 2006 GBP 200.00
in-house PR half-day shoot in Essex, prod/exes 0 FBS 2013 GBP 600.00 GR O
International Year of the Family day 1994 GBP 150.00
Karen Triggs PR commissioned photography for website 4 images per day , no prod/exes 1 year licence 2008 GBP 500.00 GR
Kew (retail PR) 20-pic PR display 2005 GBP 4500.00 O
Key agent Photographs of a £1.5m house for estate agent listing; terms not discussed 2015 GBP 30.00 XX
Law firm one-day on-location portraiture , terms - licensed for all media in perpetuity but "copyright retained" - travel expenses repaid 2018 GBP 500.00 O
Law firm in London & around UK portraits for website, 4 full days and 2 hrs travel paid, web use only 2012 GBP 2200.00
Local council publicity flyer for a council event _HMG 2019 GBP 200.00
Local London charity photography day - post-processing, and some administration work; licensed for all media in perpetuity but copyright retained 2018 GBP 250.00
Local restaurant advertising photography (2 hours) licensed or advertising, display, corporate literature, local, regional and trade media + website use 2013 GBP 200.00
London Borough Council event (2 hours) , prod/exes 38 digital processing / 30 travel _HMG 2009 GBP 190.00
London Literature Festival, South Bank Centre Unauthorised full-page brochure usage, unauthorised cropping, plus mis-crediting of my iconic 1986 "rooftop" image of Gilbert&George to "Didier Hays" 2011 GBP 500.00 XXXX
Lowe Alpine day shoot abroad all rights 2005 GBP 500.00
LPO Yearbook cover 1998 GBP 200.00
Metro Media 1 PR photo; half day 1998 GBP 250.00
MIG Interactive day PR shoot extra for cover licence 2006 GBP 800.00
Myriad PR Wanted 1 hour on site doing standard presentation type pics, Travel time was 1.5 hours round trip wanted unprocessed film 2000 GBP 50.00 XXXX
National Portrait Gallery 4 images for corporate brochure FBS _HMG 2004 GBP 500.00 O
Neil Stuart Associates (lobbyists) per day 1997 GBP 250.00
Nuclear Industry Association Cover picture used from library images, single use 2011 GBP 200.00
NUJ photographing event _TU 2019 GBP 300.00
other photograph a dress rehearsal of a stage play for the princess trust and the local council _HMG 2005 GBP 0.00
Oxfam half day shoot, incl production charges (6 pictures) plus travel licensed for 5 years non-exclusive 2013 GBP 300.00 GR
Pal records per day 2001 GBP 250.00
Pegasus PR event photos 2010 GBP 100.00 XX
Photofusion agency half day for Law Society FBS 2002 GBP 237.00
Polhill Communications 6 PR photos; half day 1998 GBP 300.00 O
PR agencies hour 1994 GBP 80.00
PR agency one hour PR photography, FBS, prod/exes £40 2019 GBP 200.00 O
PR agency licence fee for single display use of image on a trade exhibition stand , terms 1 month display use only 2019 GBP 150.00 GR O
PR brochure half day, supply hi res images on DVD 2008 GBP 175.00 XXX
PR campaign full day event and an evening 2007 GBP 1000.00 GR
PR company Cheque presentation photo 2018 GBP 200.00
PR company One live photo (from my archive) , non-exclusive, worldwide, 1-year license for promotional use only (online or print) 2008 GBP 250.00
PR release (Political party) PR half day 2000 GBP 120.00 X
Prince's Trust / local council series of 14 portraits 'to encourage youth' _HMG 2011 GBP 500.00
Private school one day location PR photography, FBS, production/exes £120 2019 GBP 800.00 O
Ptarmigan Consultants 1 hour shoot 2004 GBP 100.00 O
RAC half-day 1996 GBP 200.00
Reclaim Shakespeare photographing protest for activist group press and PR use for 6 months 2013 GBP 240.00 O
Rory Peck Trust / CNN PR photo call and private event photos, no exes 2013 GBP 150.00
Saatchi 9-6 shoot, all useable images exclusive worldwide till Dec 2013 2011 GBP 1200.00
Sheffield City Council half day PR photography (various) FBS _HMG 2006 GBP 150.00 X
Shipping company (of indeterminate size) photography for PR, 2 hours 2012 GBP 350.00 O
Standard Life photos plus cover pic via Connect Communications in Scotland 2006 GBP 250.00 XXXX
SW Thames Regional Health Authority day _HMG 1993 GBP 200.00
Tate and Lyle 1/4 p for marketing brochure 2007 GBP 70.00 XXX
Tate and Lyle one-and-a-half hour shoot 2006 GBP 140.00
The Goodies photo feature FBS 2006 GBP 200.00
Tribute band souvenier brochure 1 x location shoot (2 hours) + 1 live shoot (2 hours) exclusive commercial usage 2007 GBP 900.00 O
Trident Communications day 2006 GBP 235.00
United Nations day 1994 GBP 166.67
unnamed record company week shooting band in USA plus meetings, with exes, photographer to pay assistant, indefinite promo+covers licence 2000 GBP 7000.00
unnamed record company use 3 stock pix, plus print costs 2000 GBP 500.00
US government online 3-min propaganda video videography: fee included editing and all expenses all rights 2008 USD 3000.00 GR
Walsall Voluntary Action 3 Days of photography, processing etc; travel involved FBS and 1 year web use 2005 GBP 600.00
Westminster City Council 1hr shoot 1997 GBP 75.00
Westminster City Council day 1996 GBP 150.00
Westminster City Council callout 1996 GBP 75.00
Westminster City Council day 1996 GBP 150.00
Westminster City Council half-day 1996 GBP 110.00
Westminster Council 1 hr shoot 1998 GBP 75.00
Westminster Council per job 1997 GBP 75.00
Whitbread in-house magazine PR shoot licensed for 3 years in-house magazine and web use 2013 GBP 270.00 GR
WorldComm PR day shift - world rights 1 year 2000 GBP 500.00
~various PR agencies half-day 1994 GBP 140.00

^ Photography / regional

Photography - whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture - whose primary use is in a regional newspaper. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.) See also national papers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / regional * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
XXXX
Barnsley Chronicle per pic __misc 2005 GBP 4.00 GR X^9!
Belfast Telegraph single news photograph for print edition only _INM 2019 GBP 25.00 GR
Belfast Telegraph single news photograph used online _INM 2019 GBP 15.00 GR
Belfast Telegraph Picture desk Monday to Friday rate, plus parking, mileage 58p per _INM 2017 GBP 84.00 XX
Belfast Telegraph Picture desk Sunday rate, plus parking, mileage 58p per _INM 2017 GBP 108.00 X
Belfast Telegraph Picture desk Saturday rate _INM 2017 GBP 100.00 X
Belfast Telegraph Image used anywhere in the paper Used on all titles _INM 2017 GBP 25.00 GR X
Belfast Telegraph image use per photo online _INM 2015 GBP 15.00 GR XX
Belfast Telegraph photo day _INM 2013 GBP 74.00 GR XXX
Belfast Telegraph per pic _INM 2013 GBP 25.00 GR XX
Blackmore Vale Community Magazine photos per pic _TMG 2006 GBP 15.00 XXXX
Blackpool Gazette day shift - mileage @ 25p per mile _Johnsto 2018 GBP 120.00 GR
Bolton Evening News, also Bury Times, Radliffe Per first picture on an assignment want any further use - including web or anything they fancy as often as they want! _NQ 2003 GBP 18.00 GR XXX
Bolton Evening News, also Bury Times, Radliffe day shift all rights demanded _NQ 2003 GBP 75.00 GR XX
Bolton Evening News, also Bury Times, Radliffe additional pic used on same assignment want any further use - including web or anything they fancy as often as they want! _NQ 2003 GBP 5.00 GR XXX
Bournemouth Daily Echo per pic FBS _NQ 2006 GBP 10.00 XXXX
Bristol Evening Post picture on spec 1st use - reuse fee lower depending on size; no expenses _Assoc 2007 GBP 40.00
Bristol Evening Post single job unlimited reuse within Bristol papers; expenses 46p per mile, 50p per pic wired on location; no tax deductions _Assoc 2007 GBP 40.00 XXX
Bristol Evening Post day shift unlimited reuse within Bristol papers; expenses 46p per mile, 50p per pic wired on location; no tax deductions _Assoc 2007 GBP 95.00 XX
Bristol Post photoshoot and copy pics for spread FBS + web use _Assoc 2013 GBP 85.00
Bury Free Press per day photographing all rights; mileage paid at 40ppm _Johnsto 2005 GBP 70.00 X
Cambrian News Photos, per pic single use print and online _Tindle 2015 GBP 13.00
Cambrian News per pic _Tindle 2005 GBP 10.00 XXX
Cambridge Evening News day including expenses 2008 GBP 100.00 XXXX
Camden New Journal per pic 2014 GBP 40.00 X
Carlisle News + Star photo day 40p per mile _Cumbria 2013 GBP 80.00 GR
Carlisle News + Star per pic _Cumbria 2008 GBP 10.00 XXXX
Cheltenham Echo photography day shift _Assoc 2006 GBP 140.00
Chronicle and Echo per pic: yes, zero for spot news per pic + web use and repeat use _Johnsto 2009 GBP 0.00 GR XX^9
Derry Journal one pic - used 8" x 6.5" _TMG 2005 GBP 12.50 XXX
Docklands Recorder per photo - no exes _ECN 2006 GBP 35.00 XXX
Dundee Courier per pic _DCT 2008 GBP 10.50 XXX
Ealing Gazette one pic _TMG 2006 GBP 25.00 XXXX
East Anglia Daily Times day _ECN 2008 GBP 100.00 XXXX
East Anglian Daily Times photos per pic free reuse in any Archant publication _ECN 2003 GBP 25.00 GR XX
East Anglian Daily Times 1 pic Single use _ECN 2001 GBP 50.00 GR
East Anglian Daily Times per pic _ECN 1997 GBP 40.00
East Durham Life Half-day, mileage paid 2018 GBP 60.00 GR
East London Advertiser 2 stock pics they desperately wanted (saw off attempt to drop rates to £35 for 1st and £15 for others) _ECN 2008 GBP 100.00 GR
East London Advertiser per print published _ECN 2008 GBP 35.00 XX
East London Advertiser shoot - 1 photo used _ECN 2008 GBP 35.00 XXXX
East London Advertiser shoot - half day _ECN 2008 GBP 150.00 GR XX
Eastern Daily Press, Evening News (Norwich) and any repro up to 1/4 page; they claim not to be able to pay freelancers at all, offering just a byline, but if you push... FBS - single use, single edition, not across titles _ECN 2005 GBP 80.00
Evening Gazette day _TMG 2005 GBP 90.00 GR
Evening Leader (Wrexham) per pic _NWN 2005 GBP 10.00 XXX
Evening News Edinburgh 8 hour shift all rights _BarcB 2001 GBP 120.00
Evening Telegraph single photo reproduction from submission of 10, prod/exes nil , terms Single Repro, No Re-Sale, No Re-use _DCT 2008 GBP 10.50 GR XXXX
Express+Star (West Midlands) 'short' feature and a colour pic 1994 GBP 50.00 XX
Glasgow Evening Times Two photos, one 7"x9" and one 2"x3" FBS supplied with CCS form _SMG 2003 GBP 85.00
Hackney Gazette one job _ECN 2009 GBP 35.00
Hackney Gazette sport pic 5 miles away for use as often as they wish in various Archant papers and internet _ECN 2005 GBP 25.00 XXX
Hackney Gazette covering cricket game 2h + transmission of 10 pics/no extras free re-use in any Archant publication _ECN 2005 GBP 25.00 XXX
Ham + High one job _ECN 2009 GBP 30.00
Ham and High per job _ECN 2008 GBP 30.00 XX
Ham and High per job - work unused _ECN 2008 GBP 150.00 O
Ham and High per print published _ECN 2008 GBP 35.00
Hamilton Advertiser photography, per picture, no exes _TMG 2013 GBP 20.00 GR XX
Hammersmith + Fulham News (Hammersmith & Fulham Council) shift: new editor 'changed from paying PR rates to regional newspaper rates for the same work' _HMG 2008 GBP 125.00 ?
Hartlepool Life Half-day, mileage paid 2018 GBP 60.00 GR
Highbury + Islington Express selection of 10 pics covering a football match free re-use in any Archant publication _ECN 2005 GBP 25.00 XXX
Hornsey Journal per pic _ECN 2006 GBP 20.00 XXX
Inverness Courier commission (from 1 event/story) - £20 for 1st + 2nd pic, £15 for 3rd pic, £10 each for any others. mileage - 38p per mile (but not for the first 6 miles!) _SPP 2007 GBP 20.00
Ipswich Evening Star Photograph and ISDN 6 Pictures from American Football Final, Sheffield _ECN 2000 GBP 85.00
Kentish Times day plus expenses _ECN 2007 GBP 75.00 XX
Kentish Times day rate travel expenses paid _ECN 2006 GBP 75.00
Lancashire Post day shift - plus mileage @ 25p per mile _Johnsto 2018 GBP 120.00 GR
Lancashire Telegraph day shift - mileage not paid _NQ 2018 GBP 110.00 GR XXX
Leinster Express per pic repeat use and web use, exes 0.62 per mile _Johnsto 2008 EUR 12.50 XXX
Leinster Express per pic single use no web use _Johnsto 2007 EUR 10.00 XXXX
Liverpool Daily Post + Echo picture FBS _TMG 2005 GBP 50.00 XX
londonlite day _Assoc 2008 GBP 240.00
Luton on Sunday (Local World) photo one use 2015 GBP 30.00 X
Manchester Evening News shift (8 hours) all in rate - no expenses full unlimited use across Trinity Mirror titles. 50/50 split on any syndication sales _TMG 2014 GBP 120.00 XXX
Manchester Evening News shift (8 hours) all in rate - no expenses full unlimited use across Trinity Mirror titles. 50/50 split on any syndication sales _TMG 2014 GBP 120.00 XXX
Manchester Evening News 8-hour day _TMG 2013 GBP 120.00 GR
Manchester Evening News 8 hour shift, 1 or 2 jobs, no exes licensed for all uses but syndication by firm split 50/50 _TMG 2013 GBP 120.00
Manchester Evening News in-house use only _GMG 2009 GBP 35.00 X
Manchester Evening News picture 7 day online licence _GMG 2007 GBP 425.00 GR
Manchester Evening News picture 1 day online licence _GMG 2007 GBP 85.00 GR
Manchester Evening News 8hr shift: rate was £110+ exes(average £30-40) - now offering all-in _GMG 2006 GBP 120.00 GR XXX
Manchester Evening News submitted pic, colour, up to 130sq cm licence includes further uses at half this rate _GMG 2004 GBP 36.55 GR X
Manchester Evening News submitted pic, B+W, up to 65sq cm licence includes further uses at half this rate _GMG 2004 GBP 24.56 GR X
Manchester Evening News day _GMG 2004 GBP 94.25 GR
Manchester Evening News ordered job _GMG 2004 GBP 35.00 GR X
Manchester Evening News submitted pic, B+W, up to 130sq cm licence includes further uses at half this rate _GMG 2004 GBP 27.00 GR X
Middlesex Chronicle day shift _TMG 2007 GBP 90.00 GR XX
Newbury Weekly News per half shift, regardless of how many jobs, +40p per mile unlimited use 2006 GBP 40.00 GR XXX
Newcastle Evening Chronicle front page, half page pic (tabloid) single use 1st exclusive _TMG 2006 GBP 50.00
Newcastle-upon-Tyne Evening Chronicle submitted pics single use _TMG 2006 GBP 40.00 GR XX
Newham News job+exes 1996 GBP 50.00
Newtownabbey Times per day, no expenses, expected to work up to 12 hours, prod/exes none, seem to do what they want with photos without consultation _Johnsto 2009 GBP 50.00 GR XXXX
North Wales Pioneer per pic _NWN 2005 GBP 10.00 XXX
Northern Echo day _Gannett 2005 GBP 85.00 GR X
Northern Echo single pic sports _NQ 2002 GBP 50.00
Northwest Enquirer half page photo 2006 GBP 40.00 X
Nottingham Evening Post job _Assoc 2005 GBP 50.00 XXX
Oban Times front page lead photo __misc 2006 GBP 50.00
Offaly Express per pic repeat use and web use, exes 0.62 per mile _Johnsto 2008 EUR 12.50 XXX
Offaly Express per pic single use no web use _Johnsto 2007 EUR 10.00 XXXX
Redditch Standard Photography per day, no exes 2015 GBP 100.00 GR XXX
Rotherham Advertiser two phtotos, print use only 2019 GBP 50.00
Rotherham Advertiser two phtotos, print plus web 2019 GBP 50.00
Sheffield Star shift FBS _Johnsto 2006 GBP 65.00 GR X
Sheffield Star Shift _RIM 2000 GBP 60.00 X
Shrewsbury Chronicle day _MNA 2008 GBP 80.00 X
Shrewsbury Chronicle per picture _MNA 2008 GBP 7.00 XXXX
Slough and Windsor Express day shift no expenses, same shift rate for 4 years _TMG 2006 GBP 90.00 GR
Slough and Windsor Express day shift no expenses _TMG 2006 GBP 90.00 GR XX
Slough and Windsor Observer day shift no expenses _CF 2006 GBP 90.00 GR XXX
South London Press photography day shift _TMG 2006 GBP 100.00 X
South London Press day _TMG 2004 GBP 100.00
South London Press day shift _TMG 2004 GBP 100.00
South Shropshire Journal per photo printed FBS 2007 GBP 5.00 XXXX
Stratford Guardian 2 frontpage pics single UK print use _NQ 2006 GBP 60.00 X
Stroud News + Journal photographs of local performers, events Not paid at all. Photographs are often used without accreditation or worse still with the paper's reference no. next to the photograph!! _NQ 2006 GBP 0.00 X!%X
Sunday Life Iimage used anywhere in the paper _INM 2017 GBP 25.00 X
Sunday Life Picture desk Monday to Friday rate, plus parking, mileage 58p per _INM 2017 GBP 84.00 XX
Sunday Life Picture desk - Saturday rate, plus parking, mileage 58p _INM 2017 GBP 100.00 X
Sunday Life Picture desk Sunday rate, plus parking, mileage 58p per _INM 2017 GBP 108.00 X
Sunday Life photography day _INM 2013 GBP 84.00 GR XXX
Sunday Life per pic _INM 2013 GBP 25.00 GR X
Sunday Post single photo reproduction from submission of 10 , prod/exes £25.00 , terms single repro, no re-sale, no re-use _DCT 2008 GBP 50.00 GR X
Sunday Post 1 pic used at 2 col + £25 wire fee; single use (as per iptc file) _DCT 2005 GBP 50.00 GR
Surrey Mirror offers students per day 1999 GBP 0.00 XX
Swansea Evening Post front page pic _TMG 2003 GBP 15.00 XXX
Swindon Advertiser £20 per job. Minimum £80 , mileage @ 37p pm + wire fee 50p per image FBS _NQ 2013 GBP 20.00 XX
The Bolton News per image , terms single use, no web _NQ 2008 GBP 12.00 XXX
The Courier single photo reproduction from submission of 10 , terms Single Repro, No Re-Sale, No Re-use _DCT 2008 GBP 28.00 GR XXX
The Courier, Dundee photo for other title in group, not licenced for this paper editor said would pay three times normal! _DCT 2006 GBP 50.00 XXXX
The Derry Journal news photo _Johnsto 2008 GBP 12.50 XXX
The Forester / The Citizen (Gloucestershire) unlimited photos per assignment no payment for archive reproducton _Assoc 2006 GBP 45.00 GR XXXX
The Wharf day _TMG 2006 GBP 100.00 GR XX
Weekly News 50mm square 2002 GBP 40.00
Welwyn and Hatfield Times day rate - but will fit as many as 12 jobs into the day and allow no download time. free re-use in any Archant publication _ECN 2004 GBP 85.00 GR XX
Western Daily Press picture on spec 1st use - reuse fee lower depending on size; no expenses _Assoc 2007 GBP 40.00 X
Western Daily Press single job unlimited reuse within Bristol papers; expenses 46p per mile, 50p per pic wired on location; no tax deductions _Assoc 2007 GBP 40.00 XXX
Western Daily Press day shift unlimited reuse within Bristol papers; expenses 46p per mile, 50p per pic wired on location; no tax deductions _Assoc 2007 GBP 95.00 XX
Western Daily Press per day FBS+mileage+wire fee _Assoc 2004 GBP 85.00 GR
Western Gazette pic any page no expenses or mileage or anything else _Assoc 2004 GBP 13.00 XXXX
Western Mail day _TMG 2018 GBP 150.00
Western Mail booking minimum _TMG 2018 GBP 75.00
Western Mail job took 30 mins to do all in FBS _TMG 2013 GBP 75.00 GR
Wiltshire Gazette and Herald per day, plus mileage at 40p unlimited use _NQ 2006 GBP 70.00 GR XXXX
Worcester News day rate + mileage _Gannett 2006 GBP 100.00 X
Yorkshire Post use of two pictures for front page story _INM 2003 GBP 75.00 XX
Archant (local paper) 3 for print, 1 online _ECN 2011 GBP 190.00
Archant newspaper 3 photos for print, 1 online _ECN 2010 GBP 190.00
Capital Group newspapers 2 quarter page sports pix 1993 GBP 45.00
Dimbleby Newspaper Group day 1998 GBP 23.00 XXX
Dimbleby Newspaper Group photo+report 1996 GBP 65.00 X
Herald News group pic 1995 GBP 60.00
ITV 1 archive photo for daytime TV - _ITV 2018 GBP 200.00
Johnston Press papers in NE England so-called half day - mileage not paid _Johnsto 2018 GBP 50.00 XXX
Johnston Press papers in NE England so-called half day _Johnsto 2018 GBP 50.00 XXX
Johnston Press papers in NE England day (though shifts are few and far between) _Johnsto 2018 GBP 100.00 XX
Local newspaper event photographing, second pic 2014 GBP 2.50 XXXX
Local newspaper event photographing, first pic 2014 GBP 8.00 XXXX
Local paper (Archant) 1 photo, terms 1 use print and online _ECN 2019 GBP 50.00
Morton newspapers half day (no expenses paid) _Johnsto 2014 GBP 35.00 GR XXX
Morton newspapers day (no expenses paid) _Johnsto 2014 GBP 70.00 GR X
Morton newspapers half day (no expenses paid) _Johnsto 2014 GBP 35.00 GR XXX
Morton newspapers single job (no expenses paid) _Johnsto 2014 GBP 12.00 GR XXXX
Morton newspapers single job (no expenses paid) _Johnsto 2014 GBP 12.00 GR XXXX
Morton newspapers day (no expenses paid) _Johnsto 2014 GBP 70.00 GR X
Newsflare (for London TV) 30 seconds video - 2018 GBP 50.00 XXX
NewsQuest local paper day _NQ 2007 GBP 120.00
Regional newspapers per pic 1998 GBP 30.00
Regional paper, midlands of England photo day (4+ jobs, 1-3 pics per job) _Johnsto 2013 GBP 80.00 XXX
S E London Mercury group each 1994 GBP 15.00
Scotland Today (regional news) 6-second use of still image on-air and embedded in web movie: subsequent unauthorised 12-second use on-air, in embedded web video and web still. Billed and settled in full with no deductions. SMG claimed initial payment was normally considered "buy-out", _SMG 2007 GBP 225.00
Sheffield Newspapers 8-hour day (sometimes 1 maybe 2 jobs, other times 4 or 5 jobs) mileage paid at 45p per mile _Johnsto 2013 GBP 90.00 GR X
Sheffield Newspapers photo day, 45p per mile use across group _Johnsto 2013 GBP 85.00 GR XX
Small (fledgling) regional weekly Supporting article 2004 GBP 2.00 XXXX
Tindle newspapers photography day, 34p per mile, no other expenses _Tindle 2013 GBP 50.00 GR XXX
Trinity Mirror paper day _TMG 2006 GBP 100.00 X
Weekly Local Newspaper (various editions in Hants/Surrey) day, prod/exes 0.34p per mile for petrol (plus they sell pics to public and no commission to photographer!) _Tindle 2015 GBP 50.00 GR XXX
 
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 EUR or (US) USDcurrency
5 Amount paid (total of basic licence and extra licences for web use, database resale...) Amount
7 "Going Rate" according to experienced NUJ members - do try to better it:  GR
or Minimum rate set out in NUJ House Agreement:  HA
8 Underpaid, in the fallible opinion of the Freelance editor:GBP50.00X
or Just sometimes we're pleasantly surprised:EUR1500.00O

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