Netflix show refuses to pay photographer?

Love is Blind
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If you're a professional photographer, the chances are that you'll have heard some iteration of "it'll be great exposure" over the course of your career. This shudder-inducing phrase is bad enough when it comes from a private individual – but just imagine how much worse it stings when coming from the producer of a Netflix show!

This is what happened to wedding photographer Megan Saul, who was recently approached to work for five days on Netflix show Love is Blind. She received an email stating, "I'm a producer for the show "Love is Blind on Netflix and wanted to reach out because we would love for you to potentially be a wedding photographer for our upcoming season".

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.