ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

3 Freelance Photographers on Covering COVID-19

By March 24, 2020 COVID-19, Current News

Screenshot of article posted on PhotoShelter BlogCross-posted from PhotoShelter Blog
[by Allen Murabayashi]

As uncertainty and anxiety over coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to proliferate, media organizations have tasked a handful of freelance photographers to document the outbreak. The situation is even more perilous because unlike the sub-genres of war or natural disaster photography, these photographers aren’t offered hazard pay and are self-insured for health coverage. We reached out to three photographers to get their stories.

Interviews have been lightly edited.

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