Labor Day Copyright Updates

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Copyright. Image by Pete Linforth, Pixabay license.

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

Since this article comes out on Labor Day, it’s probably fitting that it addresses copyright issues. How cases like these are resolved determines, at least to some extent, how much of the fruit of your labors you can retain. Here are three copyright examples to keep your eye on.

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Think Twice about Uploading to Free Microstock Sites

Free microstock sites include Unsplash, Pixabay, Gratisography, and Pexels.
Free microstock sites include Unsplash, Pixabay, Gratisography, and Pexels.

By Frank Gallagher, NANPA Blog Coordinator

For anyone making their living from photography, the appeal of free microstock websites is hard to fathom. Why would you give your photos away, free? Any why would you allow someone else to transform your image into something you never intended? A recent case involving a photographer from Atlanta, Georgia, and the government of the United Kingdom raises many questions.

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