Posts Tagged licensing

OOH NO!

Lawyers, parents and members of the clergy are understandably fond of saying, “Words have meaning”.  Sometimes they really don’t. But sometimes a single word can be worth a bucket of money, either entering or exiting your pocket. Photographers and most artists are visual people and looking at a bunch of words is like trying to […]

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Whitewashing a Fence

Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer whitewashing a fence yesterday and the Creative Commons doing it today.

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The Myths of Infringement

  While wrapping up and doing the final edits for our next book we came across several myths and mythconceptions which some photographers inexplicably hold dear. Here are some of these misguided beliefs which we have followed with a “straightener”.   MYTH: An award of statutory damages for copyright infringement must have some relationship to the […]

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Another One Bites the Dust

As reported in Mashable.com, like Flickr yesterday, the photo site 500px is adding an option to tag your images with a Creative Commons (or as we like to call it, Creative Confusion) license. We again will say we find this a terrible option for photographers. That is unless you have a large trust fund or […]

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