Protecting your photography business and outlining expectations to photography clients is a critical aspect to success.
As a photographer, you need legal protection whether you’re starting out, shooting for free or have been in business for years.
TheLawTog®’s contracts are lawyer-drafted, photographer-approved, and used by many industry leaders for legal protection.
This Commercial Photography License is the license to be given to the person seeking to use images commercially.
The Commercial Photography License provisions include
This is great for product photography, marketing/corporate headshots, and other commercial related activities!
The complexity of commercial photography can be intimidating. If you capture corporate headshots, magazine images, or product photography, you must understand how to legally protect your commercial work.
Whether you’re starting out, shooting for free, or an experienced professional, legal protection is extremely important.
That’s why we offer an affordable Commercial Contract License tailored to professionals just like you. Our team of lawyers and photographers at TheLawTog® develop, review, and approve every contract and release form.
We think this is a pretty awesome combo—legal expertise and photographer know-how.
Commercial Photography License: covers use of images in commerce, copyright ownership, indemnification, acknowledgment of rights, contract termination, third-party infringement, confidentiality and more. The agreement comes with a step-by-step guide explaining each provision area.
Not only do our contracts provide legal protection, they position you as a credible business owner. Clients will respect your clear rules, detailed expectations, and you!
As an affordable way to protect your business, our lawyer-drafted, photographer-approved Commercial License is a must-have investment for your long-term success.
Note: This is ONLY a license. This is the commercial license use of images. This does not have the protection language for the session. This would typically be used in conjunction with a contract when shooting for someone. This could be used to sell license to images that are previously taken.
All contracts come as Microsoft Word document files.
You know you need to protect your business – because, well, you value it right?
But have no clue where to start?
Click here to see our how-to guide on using TheLawTog’s contracts.
You can read all of the current terms here.
Here is a cliff notes for you:
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