Stealing Photos for Social Media to be Penalized More Than for the Web

2019-07-31T12:32:51+00:00July 31st, 2019|Tags: , , |

Have you scrolled through your Facebook feed today? What about Instagram? Oh, of course, you have been there as well! Checking social media is now a part of our daily routine. It became as natural as making coffee in the morning. Millions of pictures are being shared every single day on different platforms. At the [...]

How to Find Out If Someone Is Using Your Pictures

2019-07-02T13:46:30+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

‘I love my job!’ – oh, we are happy to hear that! No wonder, photography can bring a lot of joy and satisfaction as a profession. Unfortunately, there might be some darker moments when you come across your pictures being used without your consent. Read the next couple of paragraphs and learn some tricks on [...]

Are You a Photographer? Know Your Rights!

2019-06-19T08:18:13+00:00June 19th, 2019|Tags: , , |

 Got a spare while? Read this short article and have no doubts about your rights. Learn how to act when your photos get stolen and where to seek assistance. © Pae Jar As a photographer you would rather spend the next couple of minutes on editing your pictures, reading about the [...]

5 Myths About Copyright

2019-06-07T15:07:31+00:00June 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Copyright law is often misinterpreted. We heard legends about people using pictures which do not belong to them. Make sure you do not make these common mistakes. © g-stockstudio Stealing photos is easy but it should not escape unseen. Ignorantia legis non excusat  – ignorance of the law is not an [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Copyright

2019-06-05T09:23:55+00:00June 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Copyright law can be tricky. There is a grand idea of finding a balance between the rights of creators and the rights of the public thanks to it. Sounds ideal but the reality is not always that easy and colourful. Find the answer to the most common copyright doubts. Are the copyright rules [...]

How the New EU Copyright Directive Might Impact You?

2019-07-10T12:39:31+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , |

Latest news in the section of photography copyright law! A little while ago, the European Parliament has approved a new EU Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. Find out how it may impact you as a photographer and active content creator. WHEN THE NEW EU DIRECTIVE COMES INTO [...]

The Importance of Photo Credits

2019-06-10T11:53:45+00:00May 17th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Sharing is caring – this popular saying applies to a lot of different life situations. It also fits pretty well when talking about pictures. Just one more thing here – these should be shared with photo credits. Read more on why they matter so much. ©OlivierLeMoal Being [...]

Happy World Intellectual Property Day

2019-06-05T09:33:37+00:00April 26th, 2019|

April, 26th is an important date to celebrate! It’s all about intellectual property today. Check if you understand its purpose right. ©13_pohunkod WHAT IS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY? Intellectual property (IP) refers to all the intangible forms of the human intellect, such as inventions, artistic works, symbols, designs, slogans, [...]

Copyright Law vs. Public Domain

2019-06-05T09:41:41+00:00April 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

A term frequently used in the copyright parlance but never clearly defined. No wonder so many people struggle with its definition and usage. How to figure out if something is in the public domain? Let’s find the answer to this question together.   ©olivier le moal PUBLIC [...]

Why Watermark Is Not a Perfect Protection for Your Pictures

2019-06-05T09:44:02+00:00March 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

So, you watermarked your pictures? Alright, what’s the next step that you plan on taking to protect your photos from being stolen? Oh, you have not even thought about it? Let us explain why watermark is not enough to make sure your photographs are being secured. ©studiostoks [...]

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