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Member Since 19 Dec 2008
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In Topic: Copyright responsibility

Yesterday, 11:09 PM

Why do you think the shop is UK-based?

In Topic: Non Payment By Caters News Agency

21 June 2015 - 05:40 AM

Forget agencies. Ring the picture desk and negotiate directly. 


Higher return...less grief...quicker payment...

In Topic: Rectilinear wide angle lens on FX & behind Subal glass

19 June 2015 - 09:31 AM

Cheers all. Second Valentine Tank is processing right now...and the offshore Coronation wreck site comprising cannon & anchors (not all of it...) is under way...


Watch this space!

In Topic: Rectilinear wide angle lens on FX & behind Subal glass

17 June 2015 - 11:43 PM

So it sounds like I'm asking for the moon on a stick. Here's why:-


In Topic: How to charge a "major" sports equip manufacturer?? Not dive related.

16 March 2015 - 01:01 PM

Asking if they have a budget is not unreasonable...if they say "sure...it's in the ball park of $xxxx" then you know they are serious.

If they say "budget?" then perhaps they might be looking for freebies.

Size, or indeed existence of budget needs establishing very early on. You can waste a lot of time figuring out what you charge only to find out they have no money...never intended to have money and were wasting your time.

It's the golden rule of the freelance; find out what the budget is and then plan to take all of it. Additional services, extras, you name it you sell it.