Don't Shoot in the Dark
A Risk Management Guide for Self-Employed Photographers and Videographers

According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics New browser window icon., 63 percent of photographers were self-employed in 2010. The BLS New browser window icon. also states that videographers make of 17 percent of the video editing industry and that many of them are freelancers.

63% of photographers were self-employed in 2010.

Those numbers are likely to rise as two major sectors of freelance photography and videography — the wedding industry and contract photojournalism — continue to boom. But whether you've been riding the celebration tide for years or you're just now making the transition from staff journalist to freelancer, one fact remains:

You are responsible for purchasing your own small business insurance plan.

As a self-employed photographer or videographer, you may be tempted to overlook your need for business insurance. It's just you and your gear, after all. But those two things — your person and your camera — are well worth protecting with small business insurance.

This eBook will guide you through the process of identifying and mitigating your business's risk by exploring the following:

Read on to learn how small business insurance can protect you.

Next: Chapter 1: Small Business Insurance Basics for Photographers and Videographers

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