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Copyright Small Claims System (CASE Act) For Photographers Officially Signed Into Law
Good news for photographers and independent creatives has arrived as the CASE act was officially signed into law this week….
Obeying the Law & Practicing Good Ethics in Street photography
Street photographer Sean Tucker is constantly putting out truly informative content. Recently, he put out a video all about the ethics of street photography and how to avoid any legal trouble that could come from the result of bad practice. There’s some great information in here you may want to take in before heading out for your next street-photography project.
If You’re Planning a Grinch Themed Photoshoot—Think Again!
Everyone loves Christmas—even the Grinch wised up after years of trying to sabotage Whoville. But that doesn’t mean he’ll be…
News Anchor Sues Top Social Media Companies Over Inappropriate Use of Photo in Advertisements
A local news anchor in Philadelphia is suing over the use of a security cam photo taken of her that’s being used in ads on social media for dating sites.
The History Of Copyright | Blood, Money, Religion, And Art
Photographers are taught to cling to their copyrights with both hands and with good reason – nefarious (or ignorant) people…
Getty Images Now Requires Disclosure of Models Photoshopped To Look Thinner
Getty is making a move toward body positivity along with the market’s move to authenticity
Freelance Isn’t Free Act Now In Effect | Brings New Protections For Freelancers
Freelancing isn’t easy. You’ve got to constantly hustle to get your next job – your life is a perpetual job…
Copyright Infringement Problem Plagues Our Community | Advice On How To Deal
An SLRL reader found out her work was being used commercially without her consent and asked what she could do. My response was bleak, but there are things you can do.