Legal Handbook for Photographers

The Rights and Liabilities of Making and Selling Images
Author: Bert P. Krages
Publisher: Amherst Media, Inc
ISBN: 1682032876
Category: Photography
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Photographers who do not understand their basic rights tend to approach legal issues with blissful ignorance, extreme caution, or reckless abandon. Foolish souls may cross the lines to obtain images, while overly cautious photographers may miss out on once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in fear of legal repercussions. In the end, each of these photographers suffers as a result of not understanding the legal issues associated with photography. In this book, intellectual property attorney and photographers-rights advocate Bert Krages spells out exactly what you need to know to protect yourself and your business when planning, shooting, publishing, and selling your photography. -- Bert P. Krages

Copyright Workflow for Photographers

Protecting, Managing, and Sharing Digital Images
Author: Christopher S. Reed
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133904202
Category: Photography
Page: 184
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Copyright Workflow for Photographers: Protecting, Managing & Sharing Digital Images will help photographers build best practices for copyright registration and management into their existing image processing workflows using the popular Adobe® Creative Cloud™ software suite. Part legal manual, part software manual, the book will go beyond existing offerings in the “copyright for photographers” space by providing step-by-step guidance on protecting, managing, and enforcing intellectual property rights in their images using specific software tools. Written by a photographer, who is also serves a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Copyright Office, there is no other resource better equipped to help photographers through this essential, yet hard-to-tackle, topic! The book’s workflow approach capitalizes on widespread interest in the photography community in copyright protection and enforcement, enhancing digital workflows, and popular workflow software such as Lightroom®, Photoshop®, and Acrobat®. This book is focused on U.S. copyright laws and requirements. Readers outside the U.S. may find it useful if they intend to register their images in the United States, or post images to websites based in the United States.

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer


Author: Tad Crawford,Chuck DeLaney
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1621535460
Category: Photography
Page: 352
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Here is a virtual treasury of advice, insight, and guidance for every freelance photographer! The step-by-step advice covers the multitude of concerns facing aspiring and beginning freelance photographers—from compiling a portfolio and promoting your work to winning the first client and running a healthy, profitable business. Esteemed attorney and writer Tad Crawford has teamed up with expert photography writer Chuck Delaney—and more than a dozen of the photo industry’s leading experts—to provide comprehensive guidance, including: Photographic careers and the skills they require How to shop for equipment and studio locations Clients, websites, portfolios, and self-promotion Studio management, insurance, and safety Negotiating contracts, pricing, and model and property releases Copyright law and protecting your work Avoiding libel, trespass, and litigation Accounting, record keeping, and taxes For anyone looking to earn money with their photography, Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer crucial marketing, business, and legal know-how for every step of the process. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

The Law (in Plain English) for Photographers


Author: Leonard D. Duboff
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581157657
Category: Photography
Page: 256
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The revisions for this third edition cover key digital issues, such as the Copyright Office's new online registration process; post-9/11 rules for shooting in "sensitive" environments; and updates to right of privacy laws. Not only can this book save thousands in attorney's fees, it also explains how to find good legal assistance when necessary. Readers will find information on: --censorship and obscenity --the rights of privacy and publicity --organizing as a business --tax deductions for the home office --relevant court cases --photography organizations --releases, contracts, and other forms

Careers for shutterbugs & other candid types


Author: Cheryl McLean
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 231
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The Careers for You series inspires career explorers to look at the job market through the unique lens of their own interests. Each book reveals dozens of ways to pursue a passion and make a living -- including many little-known but delightful careers that will surprise readers.

The Professional Photographer's Legal Handbook


Author: Nancy E. Wolff
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581158076
Category: Photography
Page: 272
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In this accessible and entertaining book, expert Nancy E. Wolff explains copyright, trademark, contracts, and privacy. Real-world examples of cases, laws, and news items torn from today’s headlines illustrate the most urgent legal situations faced by photographers: requirements, limits, and enforcement of copyright and trademark; fair use and public domain; first amendment considerations; the law of privacy and publicity; and many more issues. Detailed information on drafting contracts and licensing agreements is included. The imprimatur of the Picture Archive Council of America assures readers that the information is comprehensive and up to the minute. The Professional Photographer’s Legal Handbook is an essential tool for everyone who works in photography—and everyone who wants to.

Consultants and Consulting Organizations Directory


Author: Paul Wasserman,Janice W. McLean
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business consultants
Page: N.A
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Indexes are arranged by geographic area, activities, personal name, and consulting firm name.

Handbook of Intellectual Property Claims and Remedies


Author: Patrick J. Flinn
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 073551125X
Category: Law
Page: 1000
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Now there's a one-stop source of answers to the critical remedies questions that arise in today's intellectual property claims. Handbook of Intellectual Property Claims and Remedies is the first single-volume treatise to focus exclusively on the substantive law governing remedies and strategies for obtaining them in intellectual property litigation. Written by Patrick J. Flinn, an intellectual property specialist from Alston & Bird in Atlanta, GA, Handbook of Intellectual Property Claims and Remedies offers step-by-step guidance on how to maximize -- or minimize -- possible remedies at all stages of litigation, from pre-filing decisions through appeals. You'll find vital information you can use to: Evaluate general remedial concepts involving lost profits, unjust enrichment, and out-of-pocket damages in IP claims -- Establish which claims can affect which types of relief, and what problems may arise in joining different claims in the same action -- Avoid costly mistakes at all stages of the case. Handbook of Intellectual Property Claims and Remedies is chock full of practice tools to help you build and present your best case, including a quick-reference matrix on IP rights and remedies, sample demand letters and responses, current statistics on jury awards, case citations, checklists, and more!

Careers in Communications


Author: Shonan Noronha
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071437355
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 260
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Ideal for college-bound students or anyone thinking about making a career change, this series offers information needed to explore and choose a profession and then narrow it down to a job that suits them. Each book details the responsibilities, education and training required, and employment outlooks for dozens of satisfying careers in the field.

A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections, Third Edition


Author: Marie C. Malaro,Ildiko DeAngelis
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588343235
Category: Art
Page: 540
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Hailed when it was first published in 1985 as the bible of U.S. collections management, A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums regarding collections. This revised and expanded third edition addresses the many legal developments—including a comprehensive discussion of stolen art and the international movement of cultural property, recent developments in copyright, and the effects of burgeoning electronic uses—that have occurred during the past twenty-five years. An authorative, go-to book for any museum professional, Legal Primer offers detailed explanations of the law, suggestions for preventing legal problems, and numerous case studies of lawsuits involving museum collections.

An Introduction to Digital Imaging with Photoshop 7


Author: Philip Krejcarek
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766863231
Category: Computers
Page: 302
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Turn your digital camera and desktop printer into a state-of-the-art design studio! An Introduction to Digital Imaging with Photoshop 7 is the perfect choice for students and hobbyists who want to experiment with all of the variables involved in successful digital imaging while learning how to use Adobe® Photoshop®. Unlike software manuals that can be complicated and intimidating, the clear and concise presentation of information in this book allows future digital artists to adopt an intuitive, "right-brain" approach to mastering the basics. Exercises and assignments make it easy to get started creating and manipulating digital images for application to print, multimedia, video, and the Internet. In-depth coverage of scanning and digitizing, plus detailed instruction in how to use Photoshop features and apply special effects, exposes readers to a host of exciting and very contemporary possibilities. An interactive CD-ROM is also included to enable users to search for examples that illustrate specific techniques and review the steps necessary to create these images. A "must" for anyone seeking an entrée to the world of photography in a contemporary age – with more techniques than ever before – this how-to manual and long-lasting reference provides a complete course in the fundamentals of creating photographic art using a camera and the computer.

Navigating the Legal Minefields of Private Investigations

A Career-saving Guide for Private Investigators, Detectives and Security Police
Author: Ron Hankin
Publisher: Looseleaf Law Publications
ISBN: 1932777733
Category: Law
Page: 210
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Understanding the laws of private investigations can keep you out of court, the unemployment line...or even jail!

Beyond the Lens


Author: Gwen Thomas,Janet Ibbotson
Publisher: Proving House LLP
ISBN: 099265081X
Category: Photography
Page: N.A
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Created by the Association of Photographers (AOP), Beyond the Lens is the essential guide to rights, ethics and business practice in professional photography. Now in its fourth edition it has been likened to 'the bible for photographers and commissioners' and is used by colleges/universities as part of their courses and widely used by photographers and commissioners. This 4th edition of Beyond the Lens has a foreword by Terry O'Neill and is split into 3 parts: The Law and the Photographer: covers copyright, moral rights, contract law, privacy, photographing children, late payment, legal remedies for copyright infringements and unpaid debts both in the UK and EU plus legislation that photographers need to be aware of. The Business End: with advice on tax, VAT, accounting, bookkeeping, insurance, limited companies, pensions, savings, investments and mortgages, dealing with income/career problems, standards and codes, social media, agents, collecting societies and associations and unions. Making a Living: is written by photographers and covers how to be a student, working as an assisting photographer, specific area of photography from their perspective - advertising, editorial, architectural, corporate and design, stock, digital and moving image, working overseas, and shooting on the streets. An appendix includes 3 sets of photographers' terms and conditions for those based either in England & Wales, Scotland or Eire; model release form; template business forms and agents agreement. Disclaimer This book is intended as a guide for those people involved in photography and it is not intended to take the place of legal advice. The authors, publisher and consultants can take no responsibility for the consequence of any reliance placed on its contents. The editorial content of Part 3 ‘Making a Living’ (except Chapter 8 Standards and Codes for Assisting Photographers & Chapter 9 Negotiating Licences and Usage) does not necessarily reflect the attitude of the AOP Board or the membership.

The Software Publishers Association Legal Guide to Multimedia


Author: Thomas J. Smedinghoff
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: N.A
Category: Computers
Page: 633
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Written by a specialist in the law of new technologies, this book explains the legal principles and procedures necessary to develop, protect, and market multimedia products. The book also shows how to enter into a contract for independent multimedia development and distribution. Disk includes template agreements.

Legal Guide for the Visual Artist


Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781581150032
Category: Art
Page: 263
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Painters, illustrators, photographers, and other visual artists are advised on the copyright laws, contracts, sales by galleries and agents, leases, income tax, and wills

Law books, 1876-1981

books and serials on law and its related subjects
Author: R.R. Bowker Company
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 5039
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