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Photographic Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Photographic Activities Market Research Report | SIC M74.200 | Mar 2017

Developing: The industry's expanding range of services could alleviate poor demand conditions

IBISWorld’s Photographic Activities market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry offers professional photography services, including video recording, to private and business consumers, and is comprised of many small enterprises. Despite industry revenue falling at the start of the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue increased over the five-year period. Rebounding economic conditions improved business confidence and real incomes. These improving conditions and increasing advertising activity boosted industry demand. However, the marriage rate in the United Kingdom remained at historically low levels, which constrained demand. Furthermore, technological developments and the rapidly declining cost of photography equipment enabled consumers to take their own high-quality photographs... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Comparing the human and capital equipment factors of production, using wages and depreciation costs as proxies, determines the level of capital intensity. Comparatively high depreciation costs indicate substantial investment in depreciable assets, such as buildings and equipment, resulting in high capital intensity. Conversely, high wage costs indicate high labour intensity.

The level of capital intensity in the Photographic Activities industry is medium. This is reflected by the industry’s capital-to-labour ratio, which indicates that for £1.00 spent on the use and replacement of capital equipment, £4.72 is spent on labour in terms of wages and salaries. Pho.. purchase to read more


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What is the Photographic Activities Industry?

The industry includes professional photographers and photographic processing services. Services provided by industry operators include portrait and aerial photography, specialist photography, photojournalism and the video recording of special events. The industry excludes the processing of motion pictures for the TV industries.

Industry Products
Commercial and industrial photographyAdvertising and fashion photographyPortraitureWedding photographyPhotographic processing servicesSchool and graduation photography
Industry Activities
Portrait photographyAerial photographyPhotomicrographyCommercial photographyVideo recording of eventsPhotojournalismFilm processing

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