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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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We recently ran a story about Facebook’s changes to terms of service which essential require you to grant them an unlimited license (read the article here).  Many responded in the comments with a need to watermark their images more. Here are a few articles from our archives to help you out. How to Sign Your […]

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Some of you aren’t regular listeners to our podcast.  The changes to Facebook have many concerned, so we excerpted this interview so you can listen to these important opinions. Is the problem real? Yep… even the feds have gotten involved. If you post photos to Facebook, be sure to listen. Photographers are giving up even […]

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Editor’s Note: Be sure to see our update on changes to Facebook terms of service for 2015 I am a member of ASMP (the American Society of Media Photographers).  They recently sent a useful update about a change to Facebook’s Terms of Service.  The use of social media is always a balance between effective promotion and […]

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NOTE: This post was written based on my experience as a US citizen doing business from the United States. If you are not a US resident, much of the information in this post may not apply to you so consult legal help in your area to get the most accurate information. More than a year […]

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I apologize in advance for the long post. As usual, anytime I write about anything remotely related to Copyright, the kids go crazy. And this post on Twitter’s TOS was no exception. The mob has attacked me. This is nothing new. It also won’t deter me. Pretty much every time I write about something like […]

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Photos on Twitter are a reality and will soon be more closely tied to the service. Right now, many photographers use services like TwitPics to do that. The photo above from an iPhone 4 is representative of many of these photos. And for most of us, that’s not a problem. But what about the pros? […]

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