Photographers Insurance

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How does insurance for photographers work?

Capture every crucial moment with cover you can rely on

As a professional photographer, taking the right picture is an art and provides special memories for your clients that are irreplaceable. More often than not, clients will be delighted with your work – but what if something does not go as planned? 

At The Insurance Octopus, we source business insurance policies that are designed to be flexible, allowing you to put together a bespoke Photographers Insurance policy exactly how you need it and ensuring you have all of the essential cover you need in one business insurance policy. 

Photographers Insurance covers your work and can be personalised to the type of photographer you are based on your business activity, levels of cover required and the business equipment you may need protected. 

What your Photographers Insurance policy includes

Professional Indemnity Cover

Professional Indemnity insurance, or PI insurance, will protect you and/or your business against any financial or trading loss that may be caused as a result of bad advice or a mistake made in work. Typically these claims can be a result of Negligence, Dishonesty, Defamation, infringement of Intellectual Property Rights and Loss of Data. Professional Indemnity cover limits from £50,000 to £10m.

Employers Liability

Employers Liability insurance cover is for you if you have one or more employees and then, by law, you are required to have employer’s liability insurance. Employers Liability cover is a standard £10m and will protect you as the employer against claims from your staff should they be hurt when working for you.

Public Liability Cover for Photographers

Public Liability cover protects you if one of your customers or member of the public is injured or their property is damaged. Public liability insurance protects you against the cost of repairs or any legal proceedings that may be filed against you. Standard levels of cover are available from £1m to £5m, with additional levels of cover available upon request subject to insurers terms and conditions.

Legal Expenses

With Legal Expenses cover you can protect your business against the costs associated with legal representation, including legal defends costs and other associated costs. Defending claims can be expensive, so this cover should not be overlooked. 

Photographers Contents and Equipment Cover

Content and equipment cover for photographers provides protection for all your portable equipment when working away from your own premises or at a client’s site – including cover against damage, loss and theft.

Breach of Copyright and other types of additional cover

Breach of Copyright or confidentiality, protection against Loss of Contents, Negligent Advice, Business Interruption, Personal Accident and more are all additional cover add-ons that can be increased or decreased as required. 

Why you need Photographers Insurance

As a professional photographer you need to make sure that your business and livelihood is covered and protected in the event of that something goes wrong. Professional Photographers Insurance can include not only Professional Indemnity cover, but also provide photographers liability insurance and photographer’s equipment insurance; giving you all the cover you might need in one simple policy. 

We’ll look to put together a tailored business insurance package for your business needs ensuring you get the cover you need as soon as possible. 

Don’t leave anything to chance, protect yourself and your vital photography equipment with dedicated cover

Photographer insurance specialists

When you’re considering taking out a policy, one of The Insurance Octopus’ specialists will discuss your business requirements with you and compare personalised quotes from a number of major insurance providers. You will get a bespoke policy that ensures you only pay for the cover you need.

Finding the right cover for you

We can often provide you with your business insurance documentation on the same day. To help with the costs of arranging cover, we are also able to offer monthly payment terms allowing you to spread the cost of your cover via our direct debit facility. 

Why choose The Insurance Octopus?

We proudly make buying insurance simple and transparent, and our sourced cover comes with a range of benefits. 

Up to £5 million of cover

Claims can be expensive, that’s why we source cover that offers up to £5 million worth of public liability cover for shops. With more available upon request. 

Simple specific cover

To help save you both time and money. We compare prices from a range of different insurers so you don’t have to.

A team that knows your industry

We’ll connect you with an agent who understands many of the challenges you face and can truly get to grips with the type of cover you need. 

Easy claims process

Accidents can happen, so when something does go wrong you can rest easy knowing our team is on hand to make the claims process as quick and stress free as possible.

No mid term fees, ever

We don’t charge any mid-term fees at all during the life of your policy – so there are no hidden fees following any changes you might need to make.

How it works

Examples of Photographers insurance in action

An unfortunate snap

A photographer found herself facing a nightmare situation on the way back from a successful photo shoot. The memory stick on which she had stored all of the shots that the client was very happy with became corrupted and she didn’t have a backup. This meant that the entire shoot had to be rearranged and the project it related to was pushed back by several weeks. The photographer found herself able to call on her Professional Indemnity insurance to cover the costs that arose from this and keep her very important client happy.

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