The National Union of Journalists and The British Press Photographers’ Association are calling on News UK to drop its rights-grabbing contract.
Or, at least, tell the millions of viewers who search millions of pictures every day where to go to license them. From April 2020 Google links them directly to your website – provided you have entered the correct link into your IPTC metadata.
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 at a meeting of the Association’s
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 and publication positions. Before we undertook
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 Plus Images. 2. Matchday Images. Newcastle
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: 1. Mark Pain Photography. 2. Propaganda.
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 Fantasista JMP UK Magipix Ltd News
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 match coverage with health and safety
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 field supported by a plethora of
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 months. We don’t want anyone to