It’s a tough time for photographers and filmmakers. For most of us, our work relies on being able to interact and engage with other people in the real world. But social distancing and lockdown measures in place around the globe have put a stop to that. And the consequences have hit a lot of us very hard.
Lensrentals held a survey of more than a thousand professional photographers and filmmakers about how COVID-19 has affected their business. According to their results, more than 96% of those who responded said that their income or work had been negatively impacted by COVID-19, with an average of 78% of bookings cancelled during April. And May doesn’t look like it’s going to be that much better.