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Using Others Photos for Education Purposes

  It has probably happened to every single one of us.  You wake up one morning, open your Facebook feed or Instagram and see an amazing photograph that someone has posted. Sometimes, the photograph is a share and you can trace it back to the original source.  Other times, someone has just copied someone else’s...
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Copyright Considerations for UK Members. How to Register Copyright in the UK.

Under UK copyright law, “copyright” means the “sole right to produce or reproduce the work.” It includes the sole right to do the following, or to authorize others to do the following, with works you hold copyright in: copying your work distributing copies of it, whether free of charge or for sale renting or lending...
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How to Register Copyright in Canada

How to Register Copyright in Canada

Canadian photographers are just as concerned as photographers of any other country about how to protect their copyright. This article will discuss copyright considerations for Canadian photographers and specifically why you might formally register your copyright in an image under Canadian law.  Copyright under Canadian law is detailed in the Copyright Act (R.S.C., 1985, c....
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Australian Copyright Considerations for Photographers

Australian Copyright Considerations for Photographers

Copyright law in Australia has some different features from US, UK and Canadian copyright law. Copyright in Australia is covered by the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Firstly, there is no requirement for registration, nor does a copyright notice needed to be attached to an image. While the general rule in Australia is that the first...
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Can I play music during a photo shoot?

Can I play music during a photo shoot?

Whether inside or outside, sometimes you just want to help your clients relax and allow their personalities to shine. One way some photographers do this is to play some music before or during the photoshoot. It makes sense, music has a wonderful ability to evoke positive emotions and to encourage people to drop some of...
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