A popular myth in both photographic and academic cultures is fair use. The doctrine provides situations where copyrighted works can be used without paying. It places restrictions on: The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes The nature of the copyrighted […]
In the beginning of the year I wrote, “Have You Created Your 2015 Metadata Copyright Preset?” reminding us to update our copyright information for the New Year. This quick tip made sure we added our copyright information to every photo we imported into Lightroom. Our next step to protect our images is to register them […]
I wrote a Tutorial for this over a year ago and I’ve been humbled by the response. It’s time to update the article with the new and improved tools Adobe Photoshop CC has to offer. You can find the older version of the tutorial here. 1. Practice Grab a few sharpie of different sizes and […]
The first quarter of 2015 is over, have you registered your photos? Protecting your photos is not as difficult as you may think.
You have rebuilt your photo archive. Now, you have a collection of hard drives, USB drives and CF/SD card that need to be addressed. To start, decide which drives stay and which should go. Here are a few things to consider:
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 […]
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 […]