In 1995, FREELENS was established by128 photojournalists in order to counteract the constant worsening of working conditions in the profession of photography. Today, the association has more than 2,400 members, making it Germany’s largest photographers’ organisation. FREELENS defends the interests of photographers at the human, political and cultural levels. Our field of responsibility includes not only intensive member service, but also hosting workshops and lectures as well as carrying out contract negotiations with publishing houses. We advise our members with respect to contracts, insurance, professional fees etc., make general business terms available and issue national and international press passes. Moreover, we are available for private consultations regarding any problem. Another important service offered by FREELENS is legal protection and free legal advice for our members.
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