Insurance designed for all photographers

From amateurs to professionals. Our specialist photography equipment insurance protects your valuable equipment and we understand the need for timely replacement or repair.
It’s never been easier to protect your photography equipment. Don’t forget your Public Liability insurance at the same time. Why not combine the equipment & public liability covers under the one policy with ease.

Our specialist staff have over 20 years’ experience insuring photographers, videographers and the like. Our specialised policy for all photographers (100% underwritten by Lloyd’s)



From Cameras to hard drives, video production equipment to USB sticks, AIS can help. Protection is offered by our specialised policy for photographers and videographers that is insured through Lloyd’s of London and can include cover for the following:

  • Photography & Videography equipment- Cameras, video cameras, camcorders, lenses, external flashes, USBs, SD cards, hard drives and other data storage, camera bags, camera straps, flash transmitters, tripods, including head and legs, and studio umbrellas and lighting
  • Electronic equipment, including, laptops, mobile phones, electronic tablets.
  • Public Liability & Professional Indemnity

Insurance for your photographic equipment and liability exposures are an essential part of protecting yourself, your investment and income.

Drones & Time Lapse Photography

Are you a qualified drone operator looking for drone insurance or have time lapse photography equipment to insure?

If you have time lapse photography equipment or your commercial drone activities are in relation to aerial photography we may be able to assist you.

For an affordable quote on suitable insurance cover for your drone activities or time lapse equipment please contact us on 1300 300 715 or click here.


  • Photographers
  • Videographers
  • Companies
  • Sole Traders
  • Individuals
  • Students
  • Schools


A simple claims process. To find out how to claim, speak with our friendly team today.


Why insure with us

Sure, we’ve been in the industry for over 20 years and are completely Australian-owned and operated. And yes, we provide coverage for photographers of all levels – from amateurs to professionals alike.

Offer extensive protection

Cover for all listed photographic and related equipment

High service standards and value insurance

You’ll deal with real people – who really care

Repair or replacement of your lost or damaged equipment



What We Cover Australia & New Zealand wide Studio Only
Fire, burglary, storm damage, earthquake YES YES
Theft from location YES N/A
Theft from locked vehicles following forced entry YES N/A
Accidental loss & damage to equipment YES YES
Transit loss & damage YES N/A
New for Old replacement regardless of age of equipment (limited to the sum insured) YES YES
Emergency hire of equipment
(Up to 30% of the sum insured)
Cover for hired or loaned equipment
(up to $2,000)
New equipment automatically covered
(up to 10% of the total sum insured)
No claim discounts applied to premiums YES YES

Public Liability
Public Liability covers your legal liability to pay compensation for injury or damage to property caused to a third party in connection to your business that you are legally responsible for. As an example, if a customer slips or trips while on your business premises and you are found to have caused the incident.
All incidents have their own circumstances and are subject to the full policy wording.

Professional Indemnity
Professional indemnity insurance is an important type of business insurance, especially for businesses that give advice or provide a professional service to clients. It can cover compensation claims if a business is sued by a client for making a mistake that leads to financial loss.
All incidents have their own circumstances and are subject to the full policy wording.

* World Wide cover available: Worldwide coverage excludes all countries on the “Do Not Travel” and “Reconsider Your Need to Travel” lists as detailed by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Travel website:

** Subject to the Subject to the Photographic Insurance Policy Wording

Note: This foregoing is only a brief summary of the cover and you are advised to read the Policy Document closely for full details. The Policy Document is available here. Cover will not attach until the application is accepted and premium paid.

From camera bodies to lighting equipment and even photographic equipment collections, we are here to help. You can choose the limit and insurance amount from our range of options, each designed to suit you and your individual needs. We’ll work with you throughout the process to ensure that your photographic equipment and public liability insurance is the best solution for you.

It pays to insure your investments. Speak with the team at AIS today to find the best cover options available to suit your insurance needs.

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