How using photography contract templates can save you money

How using photography contract templates can save you money

Starting up a photography business is hard on the patience, time and (most importantly) money.  There are so many working parts to ensure your business is legitimate, including the use of contracts.  TheLawTog, is THE legal resource for photographers, offering contract templates to us in the course of your photography business.   Let's walk through the reasons why we provide … [Read more...]

Photography & Copyright Registration

Photography & Copyright Registration

You have tens of thousands of images taken for your photography business and you want to make sure your work is protected. Do you have to register every one with the U.S. Copyright Office for protection? How do you register your work? Is there a difference if you have published the work or not? Let's take a look at how copyright works with your photography, the difference … [Read more...]

Facebook and Paypal are not stealing your photographs

Facebook and Paypal are not stealing your photography!

Despite the many status updates, frantic forum postings and articles circling by photography industry blogs, Facebook and Paypal are not trying to steal ownership of your photography at upload.   [Tweet "Facebook and Paypal are not trying to steal ownership of your photography at upload"] We are at a day in the technology world where we blindly accept Terms and Conditions … [Read more...]

Legal Issues of Photographing School Events

Legal Issues of Photographing School Events

Today everyone has the ability to take a photo anywhere, of anyone, at anytime. With this insurgence of cameras at-the-ready, a lot of uncertainty and wariness has arisen regarding what is and is not allowed. This uncertainty may not apply to you since you have likely spent time researching the legal parameters of what a professional photographer can do, but may apply to your … [Read more...]