Chapter 2. Foundations of Copyright Management

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In the Introduction and Chapter 1, I write about the basics of copyright law and how the digital environment has impacted photographers and their ability to protect their use from unauthorized uses. In this chapter, I build on that basic knowledge by discussing some practical best practices that will help you manage the copyright aspects of your image library and get ready to register your works with the U.S. Copyright Office, which will help maximize your rights.

Camera Considerations

In most cases, the copyright workflow begins right in the camera. Most modern DSLR cameras have the ability to include ...

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