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DE Photo Shoots Ahead With Its Regional Reach Event photography specialist open 11 new branches across the UK

2005-08-03

August 03, 2005, Press Dispensary. DE Photo (http://www.dephoto.co.uk), the Surrey-based digital sports and event photography specialist, is experiencing rapid growth of its business. Following the launch of its successful franchise operations in the Midlands and North earlier this year, the company has opened a further 11 new branches nationwide, in a move that vastly increases its UK coverage and photo sales.

The new DE Photo branches will be located in Middlesex, Berkshire, South London, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Avon, and Kent and are part of DE Photo's established franchise scheme.

DE Photo has already received over 500 event bookings in 2005, and demand for its on-site photo sales service is increasing. Events covered by DE Photo's photographers include football, rugby, athletics, motor sport, golf, gymnastics, netball, horse and dog shows, martial arts, and special events such as award ceremonies and charity balls.

Event organisers can use DE Photo's service to raise additional revenue by offering photo sales to their attendees, who can view and buy images on the spot at DE Photo's mobile unit. Photos can be printed on-site in less than a minute or ordered from http://www.dephoto.co.uk after the event and despatched by next day recorded delivery. At each event, the photographers take between 500 and 2,000 photos, giving customers a wide selection of shots. DE Photo has more than 230,000 photos in its online database, where they are stored for posterity.

Mike Moore, managing director of DE Photo, comments: "During 2005, we've significantly increased our capacity and added franchisees to our team who have proved a great asset. And now the opening of 11 new regional branches puts our professional and affordable photography service in reach of an even wider target audience. It seems that event organisers can't get enough of us
- so we must be doing something right!"

Information about DE Photo's franchise scheme is available at www.dephoto.co.uk/franchise.html.

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Notes for editors
DE Photo launched in 2002 and is based in Caterham, Surrey. It provides on-site photography and printing at a wide range of sporting events, including football, rugby, equestrian, gymnastic, martial arts, sailing, motor sport, golf and athletics fixtures.

Since launching as a franchise operation in June 2004, demand for DE Photo's services has been high. The company now has 13 operations throughout the UK, giving nationwide coverage of sports and events, while its on-site facilities prove increasingly popular.

For further information please contact:
Mike Moore, DE Photo
Tel: 01883 343601 / 07767 262204
Email:
Site: www.dephoto.co.uk

Media contacts

Mike Moore
Tel: 01883 343601 / 07767 262204
Email:
Site: www.dephoto.co.uk

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