Photographers tell us how coronavirus has affected their business

Professional photographers tell us how coronavirus has affected their business
This image was supplied by Cara Bartelme, photographer at Wild Earth Weddings (Image credit: Wild Earth Weddings)

Photographers tell us how the new coronavirus has affected their business and livelihood.

Just before Christmas, there were reports of a new virus appearing in China. Fast forward to March and we're seeing the national lockdown of Italy, with Spain and France indicating that they'll soon be following suit. The past few months have seen the rapid rise of coronavirus, causing a wave of governments around the world to announce measures such as banning travel, closing events, shutting schools and asking anyone suffering from cold symptoms to self-isolate. 

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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.