News gatherers are key workers. That was made clear by HM Government during the original COVID-19 lockdown and our Police forces acknowledged the vital role media workers play by recognising the UK Press Card Authority’s official Press Card as sufficient evidence that the holder is a working journalist. Members of The British Press Photographers’ Association and their colleagues with UK Press Cards issued by other bodies
For Pool C, a pool of Football Data Co licence holders are allocated to each club based on the number of matches attended at the home stadium up until March in season 2019/20. The rotations will go two names per home fixture starting from the top of each list. *Please note* It is the responsibility of each licence holder to keep check of their next fixture(s)
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