Photography Sessions and No Show Clients

Photography Sessions and No Show Clients

You have been emailing with a potential client, set up a photo shoot date, researched posing and theme ideas, turned down other clients, set up and paid for child care, arrive at the location and wait and wait and wait…a NO SHOW!  You set up a model call and have booked four back-to-back sessions in one day. Again, you have spent time and money on props and pose ideas, … [Read more...]

Does the Cooling Off Rule Apply to Photographers?

Does the Cooling Off Rule apply to photographers?

If you buy something at a store and later change your mind, you may not be able to return the merchandise. But if you buy an item in your home or at a location that is not the seller's permanent place of business, you may have the option. The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC's) Cooling-Off Rule gives you three days to cancel purchases of $130* or more. Under the Cooling-Off … [Read more...]

Reproduction of Photographs: What is legal?

Reproduction of Photographs

Do you remember in 2nd grade when Susie copied your cool new high top converse all stars and your side pony tail? Remember when your Mom said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? Well, that may be true, but don’t forget about this little thing called copyright! Here is the scenario: You take a lot of scenic photos of your area and you display them in a local … [Read more...]

How to Legally Partner Up in Photography

How to Legally Partner Up in Photography

LLC. LLP. DBA. CEO. CIO. IDK???  The business world and the legal world are filled with acronyms that can be a big headache to attempt to navigate. As a business owner, you probably already know the basics, but as your business grows you may be faced with a number of decisions and options dealing with some of the lesser-known acronyms. For example, you may want to … [Read more...]