This story is getting pretty common so, hopefully, the more we talk about it, the less likely people are to screw up. Celebs sharing pictures of themselves that someone else has taken on social media is probably one of the single most common reasons we talk about them on this blog. And it’s just amazing […]
This happens so often that you’d think celebrities would talk to one another and warn each other off of this kind of thing but here we are again. LeBron James apparently posted a photographer’s picture of himself to social media and he’s now getting sued because, of course, he didn’t own the rights to the […]
As photographers, protecting your images is of real importance to most of us. Ensure you’ve done all you can to keep your images “yours”.
In case you didn’t know, if you embed a stolen image, you could possibly be liable for the copyright infringement that entails. At least that was the conclusion of one photographer’s court case against an embedded tweet featuring his stolen picture, and now he’s taking his fight to other publications that embedded the tweet with […]
Copyright is always a thorny subject among photographers. Some photographers are happy to allow their images to be used freely online. Others, in particular professionals, try to protect their copyright as much as possible. For photographers, the great irony of the Internet age is that in order to get “seen” you need to put your […]
Another day, another celebrity challenging a paparazzi’s rights to ownership over a photo of the star. But this story has a unique twist in that model Gigi Hadid hopes to take back ownership of paparazzi photographs of her by claiming her smile and outfit constitutes her participation in the photo and thus gives her part […]