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US vs. Canada – Differences in Copyright Law

2019-10-23T08:17:38+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The United States and Canada – neighbours but with different copyright rules for photos, books, paintings, music and all sorts of creative content. Get into the swing of the regulations in these parts of the world!   @Canva THE BERNE CONVENTION FOR EVERYONE Let’s start with something that both countries have [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Use Photos from Unsplash?

2019-10-23T08:41:25+00:00September 9th, 2019|Tags: , , |

You might think that Unsplash is just another stock images service. Everything looks pretty legit, images are put into categories, all you have to do is register for free. But there is one thing which remains unclear – the copyrights of the pictures you are going to use. ©Canva A lot [...]

How to Submit a DMCA Takedown Notice on Google – Is It Worth The Time?

2019-10-23T08:45:12+00:00September 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

What should you do when someone copies and uses your image? File a DMCA complaint. Let’s see what steps need to be taken and whether it is worth your time. ©Imagentle WHAT IS DMCA? DMCA stands for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act under the U.S. copyright law. It covers the rights [...]

Image Theft Online and How You Can Fight It Back

2019-10-22T11:25:39+00:00September 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Today we are sharing an eye-opening personal story of Christiana Key, the photographer and author of the book "Style, Light, Shoot! – Creative Photography with DIY-Equipment" - about how her pictures were getting stolen without her consent and how we managed to regain the money from the copyrights. [...]

Learn More About Creative Photography with Christina Key

2019-10-22T11:29:47+00:00August 30th, 2019|Tags: , , |

It is about time to introduce our Happy Photographers to whom image theft does not give sleepless nights anymore. Now, they can focus on doing their thing! Today, we would like you to meet Christina Key – the expert in creative photography. ©Christina Key HOW WE JOINED FORCES Christina Key is [...]

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 the New EU Copyright Directive Might Impact You?

2019-10-23T09:07:53+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 [...]