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The Highsmith vs Getty Saga Begins

Jerry Seinfield showed us that a TV show about nothing could be worth something, like more than 3 Billion (with a capital B) dollars. That’s the syndication revenue from 1995 to 2014 as referenced here. We now see a lawsuit, Carol M. Highsmith v. Getty Images (and others including Picscout which Getty owns) seeking one […]

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Paying it Forward

There is a great story about an accomplished photojournalist, Yunghi Kim donating $10,000 to set up 10 one-time grants for photographers.  You can read about it in this story on the Photoshelter blog, here. We present it here with a smile. Ms Kim is able to make a wonderful donation because she collected a sum of money by […]

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Major Changes in Canada’s Copyright Laws

Effective November 7th, 2012, Canada made sweeping changes via their Copyright Modernization Act. There are many changes, but the major one for photographers is that now photographers own their own copyright rather than the commissioning party. Previously, if you hired a photographer, you owned the copyright and photographers had to transfer the copyright to themselves […]

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