Corononavirus / Covid-19 Safe Professional Photography Practice Policy:


Tony Cobley Photography is committed to working in a safe and responsible manner and will continue to review health and safety based on current government guidelines. I received my first vaccination for Covid on 27th February 2021 and my 2nd on May 6th 2021.

I understand that from July 19th 2021 most guidelines will become optional and I am happy to apply any or all of the following procedures for safe professional practice on location based on client preference:

  • Comply with all requirements of client’s workplace and h&s policy.
  • Maintain social distancing of the current guidelines, 2m where possible.
  • Use creative / staggered compostions for Socially Distanced Group shots
  • No contact, shaking hands, etc.
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and warm water.
  • Use hand santitiser where available and surface sanitiser spray.
  • Don’t allow clients to touch cameras, lights, computers, etc.
  • If symptoms (as per current guidelines) or temperature develop cease work immediately, isolate and follow government guidelines re testing etc.
  • Use Zoom or phone for meetings and tuition sessions where possible.
  • Wear mask (and gloves where appropriate) indoors.
  • Bear in mind that PPE is “last resort” and should not be seen as an alternative to distancing, washing and other above main precautions.
  • Travel independently in car to client and others involved.
  • Communicate: Ensure all other people involved in a shoot are aware of the above.
  • Report any Covid incidents to HSE via RIDDOR


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