Posts Tagged ‘COPYRIGHT’

How Much Does Commercial Photography Cost?

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 28, 2017 in Blog |

Ask three commercial photographers to quote on the same job and you could receive three different prices. Why is that? Commercial Photography typically isn’t a la carte where you pick a package. Instead services are custom priced for your individual and unique requirements. This can be frustrating for clients looking to commission photography for their first […]

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Photography Workflow 2015

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 28, 2015 in Blog |

For the first 10 years of digital capture photographers were obsessed with workflow. There were hundreds of books, workshops, seminars, and forums dedicated to it. Over time a workflow standard was achieved. So has anything changed? Not really it’s basically the same as it was in 1998! Only now the file sizes and storage capacity are far […]

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Radio 88.7FM Interview follow up

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 11, 2013 in Blog |

A follow up radio interview from last weeks episode where I was invited by David Peach to discuss photography and digital asset management along with fellow photographer Eden Connell. Below is the recording from the second episode. Episode Two [44:28]: This week we discuss specific programs including Phase One Media Pro, Adobe Lightroom and Extensis […]

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Radio 88.7FM interview

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 4, 2013 in Blog |

A few weeks ago I was invited by David Peach onto a local radio show to discuss photography and digital asset management along with fellow photographer Eden Connell. We discussed many topics including DAM best practise and protecting photographers rights. Here’s a recording from the show. Episode One [51:04]: A basic overview of Digital Asset Management, why […]

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David Bailey speaks out against UK Orphan Works bill

Posted by Robert Edwards on April 30, 2013 in Blog |

The UK Government has passed the Enterprise Regulatory Reform Bill. This effectively allows anyone to use images without payment to the rightful owner – if they attempt a “diligent search”. This totally shifts the power in protecting copyright away from individual photographers. In a letter written by renowned UK photographer David Bailey to the Chancellor […]

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Copyright versus Freedom of the Press

Posted by Robert Edwards on March 29, 2013 in Blog |

Fiona Phillips has written a great piece for The Larrikin Post covering another view on the media reform debate in Australia. Offering some balance to recent hysteria about copyright she puts it in perspective. Fiona is well versed to write on the topic as Executive Director of the Australian Copyright Council.

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Google Search (possible) Copyright Infringers

Posted by Robert Edwards on January 24, 2013 in Blog |

Google Image Search makes it easy to find photos and illustrations. Too easy for some people who intend using the images without permission. Google also makes it easy to look for sites using your images by uploading a sample. Click on the camera icon in the search field: via TWiP

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Social Media Terms of Service

Posted by Robert Edwards on October 24, 2012 in Blog |

Before you put content on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, etc, read Jim Goldstein’s article on “Social Media and Copyright” and “How I Evaluate Terms of Service for Social Media Web Sites“. Via: DigitalPhotoPro Magazine

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Embedded Metadata Manifesto

Posted by Robert Edwards on December 13, 2011 in Blog |

The International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) have launched the Embedded Metadata Manifesto to promote the protection of information in digital media. From the media release the key principles are: 1. Metadata is essential to describe, identify and track digital media and should be applied to all media items which are exchanged as files or by […]

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Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Posted by Robert Edwards on September 30, 2011 in Blog |

US attorney Carolyn E. Wright (aka Photo Attorney) explains the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) on DP Review (http://bit.ly/pimgES). Who can use DMCA for copyright infringement and how to go about it. You don’t have to be in the USA to enforce DMCA rights – I’ve used it with a Yahoo hosted website.

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