*Only valid for new photoGuard customers taking out an annual policy.

Photography News

10% discount for Photography News customers*

*Only valid for new photoGuard customers taking out an annual policy.

Welcome to photoGuard

As a proud partner of Photograpy News, and with over 20 years' experience of protecting photographers across the UK, photoGuard are offering a 10% discount off their annual cover.

We know that your cameras and photography equipment don't come cheap, so it's important to keep them protected. Whether it’s an accident while out on a shoot, or if you've been victim of theft or accidental damage, photographers of all levels can be assured that photoGuard will help support the costs of keeping your gear in good shape.

Why choose photoGuard
One of the great things about photography is capturing the unexpected, but no photographer wants to be on the end of a nasty surprise. It doesn't matter if you're a professional photographer or someone who takes pictures in their spare time, our cover can keep you protected. So, if you're shooting abroad or closer to home, specialist insurance could help cover you against the risk of theft and accidental damage; helping you focus on capturing the moment.

*To access the 10% discount, you can either phone 0333 004 6555 quoting Photography News 10 or click on the GET A QUOTE buttons on this page. Note: GET A QUOTE buttons on other pages throughout this website will not include the 10% discount. Only valid for new photoGuard customers taking out an annual policy.

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Public Liability

Accidents can happen, especially if you’re out in public. That’s why we will protect you against third party damage or injury claims.

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Equipment Cover

Our insurance is designed for your camera equipment. That's why we can cover against theft, accidental damage, vandalism and even damage caused by flooding. Security requirements apply.

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In-Vehicle Cover

We know theft is an issue and you may want to cover photography equipment which is stored in the car. Our In-Vehicle Cover is automatically included. Storage and vehicle security requirements apply.

Camera Equipment Hire

Equipment Hire

Making a claim with us and still need a hire camera? It’s covered as part of our claims service. Up to £2,000 equipment hire available if you need it.

Amateur and pro photography insurance

Amateurs & Professionals

Whether photography is your hobby or your profession, we understand people who love photography need a policy that is as serious about it as they are.

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Lend to a Friend 

Letting a trusted friend borrow your camera? Don’t worry, you’ll still be protected should something happen while someone else uses it.

Amateur and pro photography insurance

Personal Accident Cover

If you've suffered an unfortunate and serious accident while using your photography equipment, then we can provide up to £10,000 in personal injury relief.

New for Old Camera Equipment

New For Old Cover

No value depreciation on your camera and kit when you use our approved claims service, which are all handled in-house by our own photography claims team – no outsourcing to a third party. Evidence of ownership is needed if you make a claim.

Pre-Owned cameras and lenses

Pre-Owned Cameras & Lenses

Choose the cover that suits your budget. Your pre-owned camera bodies and lenses can be covered on a new for old basis or at their pre-owned value - you can choose. Proof of purchase is required.

Our optional extras

Want even more from your cover? If you’ve got projects lined up abroad, or if you need extra reassurance when you’re working closer to home, our extended covers might be just what you need. You can choose to protect your gear wherever you roam, or extend your cover against liability claims in case something goes wrong.

Worldwide camera insurance

Global Travel 

30 days of travel cover not enough? If your work takes you away from home or if you’re planning a worldwide adventure, you can extend your policy to include 365 days of global travel cover.

Extended liability

£5m Public Liability

Choose to extend your Public Liability cover and get protection for you and those who assist you in photography or filming against third-party damage or injury claims of up to £5million.

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Mechanical Breakdown

It’s frustrating if your camera breaks down outside its warranty. Our extended Mechanical Breakdown option will cover faulty kit that's up to 5 years old.

What our photoGuard customers say

We pride ourselves on delivering a personal service to every photographer that we help protect. You don't have to take our word for it though - check out some of our independent reviews to see what our customers have to say! If you'd like to leave your opinion, good or bad we encourage you to submit a review too.