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What is fair use and how does it affect the copyright of my photos?

As photographers we are creators of images – these images can be for fun, self, commercial, or just because.   The idea of what the images are for doesn’t change who owns the rights to the images (unless specifically contracted).   We own the copyright to the images we create – which gives us the right …

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Stop messing up my art

Stop messing up my art! That’s violating copyright! | Legal tips for photographers

Stand by our copyright laws. We hear about it happening. A lot. This week alone I found photos of mine on some random site that allowed people to download full-resolution files, forum posts about how big box store employees are being requested to not ask customers for a print release, and clients print-screen copying photographs …

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The Contracts Kit It can be overwhelming to run your own photography business. From contracts and release forms to intellectual property law, the complexities are intimidating. As a team of lawyers and photographers, we know what it’s like. And we don’t want fear of the unknown keeping you up at night. That’s why we offer …

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The Contracts Checklist It can be overwhelming to run your own photography business. From contracts and release forms to intellectual property law, the complexities are intimidating. As a team of lawyers and photographers, we know what it’s like. And we don’t want fear of the unknown keeping you up at night. That’s why we offer …

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How to: Sessions Inspired from Movies, Comicbooks, Superheroes and more!

“We would love a Minnie Mouse session!” “Ohhh, can you do a Superman set?” “My daughter LOVES Barbie! Can you make her Barbie?” Creative requests from your clients are going to happen..but it is up to YOU to ensure that YOU are doing the legal thing. Understand, we are providing this information for you, because …

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Covid-19 Photography Resource

COVID-19 Legal Resource Page Coronavirus & Your Photography Business EDUCATIONAL ARTICLES To keep you up-to-date and legally protected! COVID-19 has thrown a wrench in everyone’s plans – and that definitely means legal issues for photographers. We specifically developed this bundle to help aid you in this time! Want to snag our COVID-19 specific contract template …

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Revamp Your Tasks Training Phases The 3 Phases to Revamping Your Photography Business Tasks with LESS EFFORT! The quiz and videos are perfect for anyone feeling overwhelmed in their business. Even if you know what you’re doing, Rachel’s videos are a great reminder of what really needs to get done and help you structure it …

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Is your photography business legal? or are you just pretending it is? I was where you are right now. Overwhelmed. Stressed. Just needing a helping hand! See – I started my photography business while I was in law school, pregnant, and with a small child in tow.   As if that wasn’t difficult enough, my active-duty military …

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What is Fair Use of images and when does it apply to my images?

What is Fair Use of images and when does it apply to my images?

You may have heard that fair use is a defense to copyright infringement, but you’re not sure what that is. That’s completely okay. Fair use can be complicated, even for lawyers. Seriously. But we love making sure that you have the information you need to understand this concept and how it might impact your business. …

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4 Preventative measures you can take to legally protect your photography business

4 Preventative measures you can take to legally protect your photography business

We’re talking preventative measures to legally protect your photography business!  An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. Someone said that. We think they are onto something. Your business is important to you. It might even be your livelihood and help you put food on the table and a roof over your …

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Free Legal Biz Checklist I’m so glad you decided to take the leap with this amazing biz checklist that will help your business! Meet TheLawTog® Before we dig into the contract training series, let me introduce myself! I’m Rachel Brenke, a mother of five, wife to an army veteran, and lover of rescue dogs. On …

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What to do when a client enters your professional photo in a contest or submits to a magazine or newspaper

What to do when a client enters your professional photo in a contest or submits to a magazine or newspaper

Sometimes, you have a client who is so excited and proud of the work you have created capturing them, their family, or their life, that they submit your images to a contest or to a magazine or newspaper for publication. They may not have ill intent, but nevertheless, you open a publication only to find …

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Can I design and print an album for a client with another photographer's photos if the client has print release?

Can I design and print an album for a client with another photographer’s photos if the client has print release?

The legality of designing and printing an album for a client with another photographer’s photos depends on the express terms of the licenses granted by the copyright owner. Like other third party services like editing, it is essential that the appropriate licenses are granted by the copyright owner, rather than just the client (who may …

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