Creative Experience: Photographer Michole Forks

Michole Forks, age 35, is a professional photographer in the Bay Area. He’s passionate about working with families to create meaningful portraits. Micholino Photography How long have you been a professional photographer, and how did you get your start? I have been a professional photographer for 10 years. My journey in photography began as aContinue reading “Creative Experience: Photographer Michole Forks”

5 Reasons Photographers Should Build Copyright Registration into the Budget

It’s affordable. As an afterthought, any kind of fee might seem pricey. But when you’re planning a project, accommodating less than $100 is probably easy. And because that will cover the registration of up to 750 images on one application, you can protect the photos from a whole job, or possibly more than one job.Continue reading “5 Reasons Photographers Should Build Copyright Registration into the Budget”

Did You Publish Photographs in 2023?

As the year draws to a close, we want to remind photographers in particular about group registration of published photographs. Ideally, your work is best protected when it’s registered with the Copyright Office before it leaves the studio. But deadlines and schedules being what they are, we know that registration often slips through the cracks.Continue reading “Did You Publish Photographs in 2023?”

Commercial Publishers Keep Using Photos Without Permission

by David Newhoff – Republished from The Illusion of More I understand pursuing a fair use defense in a copyright case when the user of a work does something new and creative and believes there is a plausible argument to be made. I also understand why copyright skeptics file amicus briefs seeking opinions that wouldContinue reading “Commercial Publishers Keep Using Photos Without Permission”