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It’s a new year, and that means updating your copyright information! For photographers, this oftentimes means making updates in more than one place, like your Camera, post-processing software (such as Adobe Lightroom), and possibly your website. On Your Camera All camera models will be a little different, but they should each have a place to enter your […]

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As photographers, it’s always a good idea to watermark your work.  Not only is it an extra level of protection, but its also a chance to brand things a bit.  In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to use Adobe Brush (a free app for iOS — soon for Android). What is Adobe Brush? I […]

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Lightroom’s presets make it easy to add your copyright information to all image you import. If you haven’t created a copyright preset, now is a perfect time to do so. If you did, make sure you update your information for 2015.

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Did that headline get you attention?  Trust me…  you want to check this out. The folks at Duke University’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain has produced a comic book that explains copyright in both a clear and interesting way.  Learn about the delicate balance between intellectual property and the public domain – the realm of […]

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How do you react when a company uses your image without consent? Your response can either land you a new client or cost you an opportunity!

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This past week, many site owners of Zenfolio and SmugMug that shoot Boudoir photography had found out private and unlisted galleries were being accessed by people who were using these photos for ransom, personal pleasure and other terrible things. There are forums and chats specifically dedicated to figuring out passwords, sharing links and finding other […]

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I wanted to take a moment to discuss a concept you’ll often heard thrown around… it’s called Fair Use.  Now, before I go too deep — a few caveats. I am not a lawyer. Laws vary country to country. If you have questions, see a lawyer you trust. Okay, with that out of the way, […]

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