COPYRIGHT PROTECTION

A Short History of the Copyright Symbol

2019-09-20T13:13:07+00:00September 20th, 2019|Tags: , , |

If you are a photographer or a content creator, you must be familiar with the symbol ‘©’. But was it always the capitalised C letter in a circle? Also, do you know the history behind it? @VectorMine FIRST COPYRIGHT NOTICE Did the symbol always look the same and when was it [...]

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

2019-10-23T08:54:20+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 [...]

Did You Sign a Contract with 500px or Getty Images? Be Aware of the Consequences

2019-10-23T08:58:03+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , |

500px, Getty Images – if you just signed a contract with those agencies, you may want to find out what you signed up for. In case you are still considering starting new cooperation, you’d better check the conditions first. ©Canva DID YOU AGREE TO SUBLICENSING? Oh yes, if you signed a [...]

How to Find Out If Someone Is Using Your Pictures

2019-10-23T09:04:51+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 [...]

5 Myths About Copyright

2019-10-23T09:05:16+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 [...]

Publish Your Pictures – Do It Right

2019-10-22T13:13:48+00:00March 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Every photographer should not only know how to take pictures but also how to take good care of them once they are published. Read our guide with professional tips! Know your basic rights Copyright is something you do not apply for. Unless you signed a specific legal agreement, once you create an [...]

Bad publicity? We’ll take care of that for you!

2019-10-22T13:14:50+00:00March 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The vast ocean of the Internet can be both a blessing and a curse at the same time. You may find there everything you are looking for and… even more. It might be the unmeasurable space or the illusion of being anonymous which very often lead to some abusive practices. Don’t be surprised if you [...]

How to Make the Most Out of Your Copyrights?

2019-10-22T13:15:45+00:00February 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you think you have it all under control?Are you sure you receive all the money that you deserve from your copyrights?Find out! ©almagamui PhotoClaim: How often do you check if your photos are not getting stolen? Photographer: Hey, why would you even ask? I’m a professional photographer. [...]

The Origins of Copyright Law – When Photographers Gained Protection

2019-10-23T09:31:16+00:00January 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Copyright is currently classified among the most basic rights which shall be granted to anyone creating art, but it was not always the case. Let's go on a short journey back to the ancient times to see if the first artists had any clue about such a term. Then we [...]

Bulgaria – Full of Sun and Copyright Infringement

2019-10-23T09:37:52+00:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Holiday destination. A place which most people usually associate with sandy beaches and the Black Sea. Why link it with copyright infringements? Find the answer in the next couple of paragraphs. © sdecoret For landscape photographers, Bulgaria used to be a spot [...]

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