Archive for category Copyright

Presentation On Model and Other Releases

The two of us, Ed and Jack, are devoting their B&H talk on Wednesday June 9th at 5:00 ET on model and other release issues. We will answer questions you might have about what wording to have in a model release, model and non-model releases, releases for pets, buildings, the importance of location releases in […]

A&Q&A March 10th at 5pm – Great Topics From The Headlines

We’re at it again, another B&H Event space Zoom (and on Facebook) this Wednesday, March 10th at 5pm. We’ll be covering the Jeff Sedlik vs Kat Von D tattoo lawsuit, the controversial Harvard slave images, cops playing music to thwart videos taken of them, and other issues torn from the headlines. And as always, questions […]

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At It Again With A&Q&A- Issues In The News

Looks like we’re on B&H’s Event Space Zoom/Facebook broadcasts every month. This month we’re going to cover some interesting topics and as always, taking questions. But you can always ask us questions here. Here’s the description and signup link for the January session: A&Q&A | Legal Issues in the News Photographer Jack Reznicki and IP […]

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Our Third A&Q&A on 11/11 at 1pm ET

This Wednesday, the 11th day of the 11th month at the 13th hour (1:00pm ET) the two of us will be at it again doing our third A&Q&A (answer and question and answer) session on the B&H Event Space. You can either follow us on Facebook on B&H’s channel or go to directly at https://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/eventDetails.jsp/id/3664 […]

Copyright A&Q&A on Oct 14th

  Ed & I will be doing another A&Q&A (Answers, Questions, and Answers) at the B&H Event Space online. The B&H info page is https://www.bhphotovideo.com/find/eventDetails.jsp/id/3636 Or you can “Zoom in” at https://zoom.us/j/94706947382?pwd=YzFvZUF3azNUdVpWUUFNbXlCczQ3dz09with the passcode number 512709 Or, you can follow the live stream on Facebook as it happens in real time at@ www.facebook.com/bheventspace/ & livestream.com/bheventspace Come join the […]

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The Whole Magillah – Instagram’s Sub-License

There have been some issues lately that seems to get everyone’s drawers in a knot, above and beyond politics. For photographers it’s court cases that generate headlines, but don’t really tell the whole story. In some court cases the story changes 180 degrees and while the first iteration burns up social media sites, the second […]

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Trademarks, Copyrights and Photographing Buildings

A little while ago, we got a question from one of the readers to this blog, Matthew, who asked: “Hello Jack and Ed, one of my bucket list life goals is to see the 1894, 1915, and 1939-40 World’s Fairs of San Francisco digitally reconstructed, so one could explore these bygone historical spaces virtually. Ideally, these […]

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The Silent Gorilla In The Room Strikes

So along comes a court ruling that makes photographers more anxious than they already are in this lethal time of quarantines, face masks and businesses shut down. Federal Court Judge Kimba Wood has issued a decision that has caused a large uptick in the consumption of adult beverages by photographers. Sinclair v Mashable Ziff Davis […]

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Silence is Golden

There are times where instead of a photographer finding an infringement, a photographer (gasps) finds out that the shoe is on the other foot and OMG, you’ve infringed on someone’s work! It happens. Sometimes, it’s true and sometimes it’s not true. If you are accused of appropriating, infringing, stealing, copying or misusing the work of […]

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The Liebowitz Chronicles – An Update

It is impossible for us to effectively cover the seemingly endless saga of attorney Richard Liebowitz. First off, we simply don’t have investigators and reporters on staff to do the amount of research and digging necessary to cover the exploits of his actions and/or what effect they have had on his staggering number of cases. […]