Photographers – Know Your (Copy)Rights!

Photographers - Know Your (Copy)Rights!

[BEWARE PHOTOGRAPHERS] Not Knowing These Facts Can Cause You A Great Deal Of Distress

One of the most difficult issues for us photographers are copyrights, understanding them and trying to protect our images from unauthorized use.

These days when it’s so easy to steal digital images online, we need to know our rights as photographers.

It’s a good idea to prepare yourself for possible copyright infringement so that you’ll know what to do, should you ever face such an unfortunate incident.

For most of us, who have started as hobbyists, copyright laws seem complicated. I personally know many photographers who wouldn’t have the slightest idea what to do if they found out someone was using their image without permission.


The following article will give you the basics of photographers copyrights in the United States. While some of this information applies worldwide, I would advice you to find out about the details in your own country.

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