Membership Subscriptions Update

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Back at the end of March this year The BPPA announced that there would be a subscriptions holiday for any member who felt that it woud help whilst the Covid-19 Pandemic was at its height, the country was effectively locked down and work was drying up fast. This was initially for a three month period which came up for review

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The BPPA and Pool C

in Ethics, Events, Photography, Sport, The BPPA by BPPA Editor

Following the first round of matches after the resumption of English football, The British Press Photographers Association are delighted with the working relationship that they have created following the Premier League’s launch of Operation Restart. The BPPA board have been instrumental in securing positions for the smaller agencies and freelancers across the UK proportionate to access given to the newswires

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The Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

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The BPPA conducted draws for the two photo positions allocated to pool C for the following matches. For each match the entries are listed followed by the drawn names: Bournemouth v. Crystal Palace (20.06) 1. Action Plus Images. 2. Back Page Images. 3. Coloursport. 4. Copa Foto. 5. IPS Photo Agency. 6. Matchday Images. 7. TGS. Successfully drawn: 1. Action

BPPA EditorThe Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

The Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

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The BPPA conducted draws for the two photo positions allocated to pool C for the following matches. For each match the entries are listed followed by the drawn names: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal (20.06.20) 1. Pro Sport Images. 2. Telephot Images. 3. Back Page Images. 4. Prime Media. 5. Mark Pain Photography. 6. Propaganda. 7. SportImage. Successfully drawn:

BPPA EditorThe Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

The Premier League and Project Restart: The BPPA Matchday draws for Pool C

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The BPPA conducted a draw for the two photo positions allocated to pool C on 16th June 2020. This draw was for the Manchester City v. Arsenal match at the Etihad stadium in Manchester on 17th June 2020. Fourteen names were supplied, from which, two were drawn: Action Plus AMA Sports Photo Agency  Anthony Devlin Photography BPI Coloursport Danehouse Photography

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An open letter to the Premier League

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The BPPA represents the interests of over 400 full-time press photographers, many of them working in sport as freelancers. To that end, we have written to The Premier League to highlight the impact on our members should plans go ahead to severely limit the number of photographers at stadia when football returns. The BPPA has offered suggestions on Project Restart

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A Statement from The BPPA on the role of press photographers during crisis.

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During any crisis, up to date trustworthy and impartial news is vital to all governments and authorities worldwide in communicating important advice and information to their populations. The role of newsgathering falls upon the respective countries’ local, regional, national and the international media. Made up of photographers, reporters, broadcast reporters, camera operators and news crews working tirelessly out in the

BPPA EditorA Statement from The BPPA on the role of press photographers during crisis.

Important notice for members of The BPPA

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Whilst the world is experiencing turbulent times due to the Covid 19 pandemic The BPPA will try to offer as much support and advice to our members as we can. At a specially convened Board Meeting there was a unanimous vote to offer all members the option of taking a payment holiday from their membership subscriptions for an initial period of three

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Downing Street and the curtailment of press freedom

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The British Press Photographers’ Association objects to any and all attempts by Government to exclude photographers, reporters and television from events where there is a reasonable expectation from the public that those events would be covered by independent witnesses on their behalf.  Restricting access and replacing independent coverage with free images, copy and footage from special advisers, Government employees and

thebppaDowning Street and the curtailment of press freedom