Photographer's Manifesto

Photographers in the Philippines and worldwide need and demand:
The right to photograph what they want where, where they want, when they want
The right to work for whatever company they so desire without the risk of loosing their jobs elsewhere.
The right to be compensated fairly and appropriately for their work
The right to be able to live comfortably with their trade
The right to distribute their work where and how they want
The right to profit equally from the companies they help make successful.
The right to accessible trade tools
The right to raise a family comfortably
The right be recognized and accepted as  highly skilled trade workers
The right to have their work protected and enforced by powerful copyright laws.
The right to pass on the ownership of their copyright to their children and not corporation
The right to have every single of their images published properly credited with their names.
The right for a fair commission structure should they decide to remain free lancer and keep their independence
The right to travel wherever they need to be in order to execute their trade
The right to be adequately protected if and when their life or health is endangered
The right to have their work published wherever they feel is adequate.