Event photography specialists with 45 event photographer Teams nationwide

Who and what is Event-Photos?

In 1996, Ian Griffiths was on holiday in the US when he recognised the potential of a brand new technology now referred to as "digital event photography" and the possibilities it held for a whole new business sector in the UK photographic industry.

After seeing two guys in a shopping mall with a strange camera that had thick wires coming out of it and watching these guys taking children’s fantasy photos against a greenscreen, and then delivering the finished prints in two sizes (7x5 and 10x8) in just a few minutes, Ian was sold! “It wasn’t the technology that got me, it was how readily parents handed over the cash!”

At the time Ian was employed by Bray Imaging, a UK manufacturer of specialist film processors. After reporting back to the Board, Ian was dispatched back to the US to secure training and distribution rights in the UK for the equipment and most importantly the software now known as 'Darkroom'.

After training in the US, Ian began selling training, equipment and software packages to the UK 'early adopters' the real pioneers of the new technology, many are still in the business today!

In 2001 Ian parted with Bray and established Event-Photos, it quickly grew in to one of the UK's largest and leading event photography service providers.

Today Event-Photos has 45 event teams nationwide and is still growing.

The business is split in to three specific areas;


1) Event Photographers - We are event photographers in our own right attending hundreds of events annually, event photography is our day-job and we take it very seriously, we believe we offer the most professional service available in the UK today.

2) Training and Mentoring - First class providers of Event Photography specific training and mentoring in all aspects of event photography, including but not limited to photography, lighting, posing, workflow, equipment selection, sales and marketing.

3) Central Booking Agency - with a nationally recognized brand clients are confident to book, Event-Photos provides it’s members with hundreds of paying event photography jobs on a “fixed fee basis”.


As far as we are aware, Event-Photos is the only organisation that can offer the full package from training to success on a non franchise basis.




Event-Photos - What's in it for me?


A question asked on a regular basis, here are just a few reasons why you might consider joining Event-Photos;

Work comes to you! - In your early days it’s the jobs you need to pay the bills, get offered regular jobs many with existing year on year financial history.

Training and Mentoring - Learn from the professionals how to cover all kinds of events with different work-flows, avoid the expensive mistakes.

Sales and Marketing - Learn how to get the very best out of every event you attend, don't miss opportunities to sell.

Brand Awareness - Benefit from being associated with a long established and well respected brand, bringing a credibility that would take you years to establish.

Camaraderie - Be part of a large group of like minded individuals you can learn from and share / exchange ideas.

Joint operations - Often jobs come along that are just too big for one team to handle alone. Our 'modular' type system makes it easy for two or more teams to work together.

Buying Power - Event-Photos has a list of "Preferred Suppliers" who offer greater levels of service and advantageous pricing for Event-Photos team members.




This isn't just a training course,
more a road map to help you succeed




Event-Photos launch "Preferred Supplier" program


The Event-Photos network of event photographer professionals has been recognised for some time as a major force in the UK event photography business, numbering 45 teams nationwide. The Event-Photos network has an ever increasing 'buying-power' as a group that manufacturers and suppliers want to access.

As a result, Event-Photos have been able to negotiate substantial discounts and improved service level agreements with many major UK suppliers for its members

The whole concept of this program rewards Event-Photos members and adds even greater value to those who join Event-Photos.

Those companies and organisations that have joined the program currently include:

Mitsubishi Printers

Darkroomsoftware Inc.

The Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP)

Everybodysmile

Flash Camera

Mid Beds Vans

More suppliers and detailed information will be added shortly, in the meanwhile existing members should contact Ian for details and codes

Suppliers not yet part of the program who would like to discuss inclusion should call 0800 5300175 for more information



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