They Lie

For about the past 50 years or so the mantra spouted by mainstream media has been that, unlike say The National Enquirer,  “We don’t pay for news”. Typically this was the answer given to photographers (and others) who were in possession of timely and valuable images or footage which they want to sell or license. All […]

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Our Webinar On TWiP’s Street Focus Is Up

If you have the time and inclination, the upload of our webinar on TWiP’s Street Focus. Get it? Street photography, street focus. We like it. Anyway, here is the link. Check it out and let us know what ya’all think.       Like this:Like Loading…

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Svenson II

As we predicted, the NY appellate court has upheld the decision of the lower court in dismissing the claims of persons who were photographed without giving their written consent.  See our original piece: One Size Does Not Fit All , for the basic facts. In this New York case, brought under the New York Civil […]

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A Day At The Zoo, And What To Do

    This article first appeared as one of our first “Copyright Zone” columns in Photoshop User Magazine. It remains one of our most requested columns. It’s about the still hot topic of photographing in public and semi-public places. By the way, the surprised monkey photo was shot in the wild in Africa, since we […]

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If You Missed Our Webinar

If you’re kicking yourself because you missed our fabulous webinar on PhotoShelter yesterday “Copyright and Your Rights”, stop kicking right now. Here’s the link to view it. You just have to sign in with your email address (so they know you’re real and not a bot). Happy viewing. And if you have any questions, feel […]


Catch Us Live on PhotoShelter- A Free Webinar

Hey all – We’ll be doing a free live webinar on Wednesday May 25th from 4:00pm to 5:pm ET for PhotoShelter. I’m sure they’ll have it as a download later, but if you want to ask questions, experience it live. They have lots of room, but there is a limit they can have, so sign […]

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Wisdom From the School of Hard Knocks – Part 1

Rather than subject you to more admittedly elegant legal and business advice from us, we’ve decided to offer up some of the wisdom of our clients, friends and associates. There is not a single “newbie” among them and they have the scars to prove it. If you have you own words of wisdom via the school […]

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Catch Us On The Grid

We did our live Grid gig with Scott Kelby and RC Concepcion yesterday and I must say, one of us was brilliant. The other one was, well…… ok. You can catch the episode at any time on    We’re the current video, episode 181. Seriously, as you can see by Scott and RC’s expressions below, […]

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Finished Our New Kelby One Copyright Class

Hey all, we both finished taping our updated Copyright class at Kelby One. A lot of new stuff and went over the new screens for registering at the Copyright Office. We’ll let you know when it’s up. We both thought that one of us was brilliant. Below is a photo of us on set. Like […]

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We’ll Be on The Grid 2/25

We’ll be live, on Scott Kelby’s “The Grid” February 25th, 4-5pm ET.  Viewers are encouraged to chime in on their Liveblog on or via Twitter by adding #TheGridLive to their tweets. We’ll be going over some new stuff with Scott and RC, pushing out new book, and answering your questions- live. Come check it […]

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