The Photography Show 2021

10% Photography Show discount

*This offer is exclusively for customers taking out a new policy until 26th September 2021.

Specialist photography insurance from photoGuard

The Photography Show 2021

For those of you who are attending The Photography Show, we are excited to announce that photoGuard are attending the event from 18th September 2021 to 26th September 2021, and will be offering a 10% discount off specialist photography insurance.

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 PHOTOSHOW10 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. This offer is exclusively for customers taking out a new policy until the 26th September 2021.



Over 20 years of Guardcover, supporting your passion


What can photoGuard offer photographers?

See how photoGuard can protect you, your camera and equipment

20 Years of Experience

We know what it takes to protect the things that matter to you.

Quick and Simple

We've made it quick and easy to get a quote in seconds.

0% Monthly Payment

Spread your payments across the year at no extra cost.

UK Customer Service

Our customer service team is ready to help you with all your questions.

Online Account

Your online account is an easy way to access and manage your policies 24/7.

In-House Claims Service

We don’t pass you on to third-party claims companies, our own, experienced UK claims team are there to help when you need us most.

Benefits for photoGuard customers

What am I covered for?

Look at how much protection you can enjoy with photoGuard

Heading away on holiday or for work?

Our cover automatically extends beyond the UK with 30 days worldwide cover.

Is photography your hobby or profession?

We understand that people who love photography need a policy that is as serious about it as they are.

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.

Worried about your kit while it’s in the car?

Our In-Vehicle Cover is automatically included. We know that theft is an issue, so you may want to cover photography equipment which is stored in the car when you're away from home. Storage and vehicle security requirements apply.

If disaster strikes, why should you lose out?

Get no value depreciation on your camera and kit when you use our approved claims service. Evidence of ownership is needed if you make a claim.

Want to protect your photography gear?

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.

Letting a trusted friend borrow your camera?

Don’t worry, you’ll still be protected should someone accidentally damage your kit whilst borrowing it. Limits apply.

Taking your camera out in public?

We know that accidents can happen. That’s why we will protect you against third party damage or injury claims (excludes drone use and any liability incident in North America).

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What's included with photoGuard insurance?

Optional extras for your camera

Global Travel - 30 days of travel cover not enough? If you’re away with work or if you’re planning a worldwide adventure, you can extend your policy to include 365 days of global travel cover plus additional travel benefits.

£5m Public Liability - 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. Cover does not apply in North America.

Mechanical Breakdown - It’s frustrating if your camera breaks down outside its warranty. Our breakdown option will cover faulty kit that's up to five years old and owned from new. Excludes drones and technology items.


Your policy document explorer

For customers whose policy started before 1st January 2021, you can access your policy documents here.

Existing customers: If you have an existing policy before September 23rd 2019, then you can contact our team for information on your policy.

You can email us at: or call us on: 0333 004 6555

The Photography Show Terms and Conditions

1. Entrants who register their details with photoGuard at The Photography Show between September 18th and 21st 2021 will be automatically entered into the free prize draw. 2.The prize draw commences at 9am on September 18th 2021 and closes at midnight on 26th September 2021 and after this date no more entries will be permitted. 3.The winner will be drawn at random on 27th September 2021 and notified within 7 days thereafter, by email or telephone. 4.Prize must be claimed within 14 days of being notified. 5.The prize is a £250 gift voucher for Wex Photography and Video. 6.The prize is non-exchangeable, non-refundable, non-redeemable for cash or other prizes. 7.Only one entry per person is permitted. 8.The winner may be asked by photoGuard if they wish to take part and co-operate with any publicity events taking place in conjunction with this competition. 9.Prize draw is only available to UK residents aged 18 and over. 10.Entry into the photoGuard competition is deemed acceptance of these conditions. 11.The prize draw is governed by English Law. 12.The promoter is Thistle Insurance Services Limited, Southgate House, Southgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1UB. photoGuard is a trading style of Thistle Insurance Services Limited. 13.Prize draw not open to employees of Thistle Insurance Services Limited or any other part of PIB Group Limited, their families or anyone associated with this draw. 14.By submitting your entries, you agree to being contacted by us (in line with our Privacy Policy).

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