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Child Protection

DBS-checked photographers

All DE Photo photographers are fully trained and DBS-checked.  We also have our own Child Protection Policy and Code of Ethics which complies with the relevant legislation and is available for inspection by you.

Child Protection

The vast majority of people involved in sporting activities derive interest and pleasure from the photos captured by DE Photo and from the enjoyment shown by the participants. Events, by their nature, are in the public arena and when entering for an event the participant acknowledges this fact, and that at least professionally approved photographers may take photographs. DE Photo will take all reasonable precautions to protect participants against the possible inappropriate use of photographic images.

DE Photo has a duty of care to safeguard all children from harm. DE Photo will ensure the safety and protection of all children at events where DE Photo are in attendance through adherence to the Child Protection Policy adopted by DE Photo.

The DE Photo Code of Ethics of Conduct is adhered to by all our photographers and staff.


DE Photo respects the guidelines issued by a number of organisations and sporting bodies, full details of which can be viewed at the links below :

» The FA - Goal
» British Gymnastics
» British Judo
» The Rugby Football League (RFL)

» Rugby Football Union
» The British Amatuer Rugby League Assoc.

Child Protection Policy

Introduction All photographers and support staff at DE Photo must ensure that : The welfare of the child is paramount; All children, whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, language, racial origin religious beliefs and/or sexual identity have the right to protection from abuse; All suspicions and allegations of abuse will be taken...

Code of Ethics

Photographers and staff : Will only attend an event in an official capacity where invited to do so by the organisers. Adhere to the DE Photo Child Protection Policy and conduct themselves in an appropriate manner at all times. Must not have unsupervised access to young people. Will undertake the appropriate enhanced DBS...

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National Association of Teachers of Dance (NATD)
Helen Jessop - Mar 11, 2018
"I was so pleased to have Simon and his crew there. Totally professional and polite. Would love to have them again."

ISGA (formerly GISGA)
Tara Oxley - Mar 10, 2018
"DE Photo were very efficient and cooperative with the competition structure and format. I would definitely recommend them for future events. Thank you."

Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club
Adriaan Andersen - Mar 10, 2018
"Promptly on time, professional. This time we could have done a better job by ensuring enough footfall for the DE stand!"

Donhead School
Harry Tabb - Mar 09, 2018
"Staff were very polite, and we received good feedback from parents regarding the photos taken. "

Affinity Gymnastics Club
Jennifer Page - Mar 04, 2018
"Steve and his team were AWESOME and added to the fun and professionalism at our event. Lovely to have you there and looking forward to future events!"

Finborough School
Graham Drury - Feb 24, 2018
"DE Photo brought a professional edge to our event. They handled all of our photography needs and removed the stress of trying to attempt it ourselves. Our experience was first class. I will definitely be using DE Photo again in the future."

Tom Bowdidge Foundation
Richard Bowdidge - Feb 24, 2018
"Really good service with helpful and courteous staff. Very professional set up. "

Chesterfield Festival of Dance
Geoff Cox - Feb 17, 2018
"The DE team that cover our festival are excellent"

North West Kent Pony Club
Terry Anne Swarbrick - Feb 11, 2018
"DE Photo staff were efficient, professional and a pleasure to work with. They took excellent photos of our event. "

Toyakwai Karate Association
Joe Anderson - Feb 04, 2018
"Very good on the day and on time."

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