- There needs to be sensitivity to the needs of the beneficiaries, volunteers and staff. No one must feel exploited.
- The photographer needs to be able to tell a story with their work. A single image can be used to draw donors in to the story of the charity.
- It requires greater flexibility, because things can change quickly.
- The photographer must have an ability to provide original and unique images. A charity needs to look professional and have images that reflect their values.
Charity photography is needs more than a normal commercial photography service. It requires an understanding of how the photograph will be used to raise the profile of the charity. I am passionate about working with charities and have over 10 years experience undertaking different roles. I have worked with charities such as ShelterBox, Circo Kernow, and Jumblies Day Nursery. I understand the different needs a charity has compared to business. It is my aim to provide high quality photographs and services to charities in Cornwall and the south west. Working with charities is different: