Commissioning photography Tip 06 – Planning your project, the photographer’s responsibility.

When you are looking around for a PR, ProductCommercial, Industrial or Architectural photographer you will soon discover that there are a lot to select from, commissioning an inexperienced photographer could end up costing you money.

The guidelines below will help you to ask the right questions and make the most appropriate choice.

Assuming you have found a photographer suitably experienced in your industry. The next most important criteria is that they are professional in the way they conduct themselves. It isn’t simply a matter of ‘turning up on time’, confidentiality regarding production processes and future business expansion plans are hugely important.

Inside Out Photography believes that while working for you, we represent not just ourselves, but you the client. This is especially important when working at third party client’s premises. We also believe that ‘communication is king’ and will keep you informed regarding the progress of a project with appropriately regular updates.

Regardless of what you pay for something, if you end up not being happy to use it, it was expensive!

Your image is your future: trust it to a true professional!

Bernard O’Sullivan ABIPP

http://www.insideoutphoto.co.uk

Inside Out photography are commercial photographers covering Manchester, Buxton, Liverpool, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Bolton, Doncaster, Derby, and UK wide.

T  07831 344 722   –   E  info@insideoutphoto.co.uk

Advice on commissioning commercial photography Tip 01

When you are looking around for a photographer you will soon discover that there are a lot to select from, commissioning an inexperienced photographer could end up costing you money.

The guidelines below will help you to ask the right questions and make the most appropriate choice.

Anyone earning his or her living from acting as a photographer is by definition, a professional! Unfortunately, it is all too easy for someone with no professional experience or qualifications, to trade as a professional photographer.

A cheaper quote for your photography project may seem appealing, but is it worth the risk, choosing the wrong photographer could end up costing you a lot more!

One guide is whether a photographer holds any professional qualifications and is a member of a recognised professional body. At the bottom of this page, I have listed the two main UK bodies that assess standards and grade professional membership.

British Institute of Professional Photography (BIPP) http://www.bipp.com/

The Association of Photographers (AOP)http://home.the-aop.org/

Your image is your future: trust it to a true professional!

Biography Bernard O’Sullivan ABIPP

Inside Out photography are commercial photographers covering Manchester, Buxton, Liverpool, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Bolton, Doncaster, Derby, and UK wide.

T  07831 344 722   –   E  info@insideoutphoto.co.uk

Coming soon:Asking the right questions when selecting a photographer!

Here you will find a series of short articles to guide you through the process of selecting a suitable professional photographer to ensure your photography project runs smoothly.