Entries by Hamlet Mejloumian

Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan

Danish Siddiqui, a Reuters photographer who won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing the violence faced by Rohingya refugees, has been killed in clashes near Kandahar, Afghanistan. Siddiqui was the news agency’s chief photographer in India, based in Mumbai. Reuters reported Siddiqui’s death on Friday, citing an Afghan commander who said he had been killed while […]

Photo Agency UNP Ltd Remains Open for Business – COVID19

Government’s ‘Stay at home’ advice and freelance photography service and from hard hat, steel toe boots and hi-vis jackets to masks, eye protection and gloves? Today, 30th March 2020, is the best day so far in the mayhem of C19.  Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc has commissioned two photoshoots for this week.  For the past 2 […]


Self Employed Freelance Photographers Situation

Statutory Self Employed Pay Possibly for Freelance Photographers in UK We very much hope freelance (self-employed) photographers, who are the backbone of the industry, will not be forgotten and will get help from the government.  UNP Ltd and most photo agencies like ours, work only with freelancers across the UK and as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) […]

Coronavirus Update for Photographers

As you will be aware the situation with regard to the coronavirus is evolving daily. Like many companys we have talked to our staff and many freelance photographers  about the importance of good hygiene habits and handwashing. We are adopting a ‘business as usual’ approach, keeping photographers and client’s alike informed without unnecessarily worrying them. […]

The Photographers’ Gallery: Look before you leap

What will you do with that extra day in Feb? Our new Spring Season opens on Fri 21 Feb and as always, shines a light on the photographers and work we believe say something vital about the contemporary world and the photographic image. From the activated, tender and hyper-conscious projects from this year’s Deutsche Börse […]

PR Photographers – UNP: Availability, consistancy and quality. Atricle in PR Week

Nice little Q&A in PR Week regarding UNP @Photo_Agency, availability, consistency & quality in PR photography and on benefits of using a photographic agency. September 30, 2019.  Spotting a gap in the market 20 years ago, Hamlet Mejloumian set up the photo agency UNP as a cost-effective alternative to large multi-national agencies. PRWeek caught up […]

Photo Agency UNP made news on PAN

Many thanks to PAN for reporting on the relaunch of our website Fantastic to report PhotoArchiveNews.com friend photo agency UNP have relaunched their website this week, it’s an all new-look and we love it! View and explore the fresh look here. A bit about PAN: www.photoarchivenews.com – Founded and Edited by Will Carleton PhotoArchiveNews.com (PAN) […]

Photo Agency Photographers Welcome to 2019 Contests

The 2019 Contests countdown is on The 2019 World Press Photo Contest and 2019 Digital Storytelling Contest will open for entries on 3 December 2018!  We reccomend all UNP photographers to enter the contest. Why should you enter?  See below.  United National Photographers always reccomends WPP as we find it independent & honest with amazing showcases […]

Press Photographers watch out: The MyTown 2018 shortlist revealed

UK’s biggest outdoor exhibition of street photography Congratulations to everyone who’s made the shortlist for MyTown 2018, the UK’s biggest outdoor exhibition of street photography.   They are not the world’s best press photographers or press pictures, but they are not far off.  The winner will be announced on Wednesday 5th December.  Shortlisted images will be […]