Legal Handbook for Photographers

Legal Handbook for Photographers

The Rights and Liabilities of Making Images

Book - 2012
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This book describes rights, concerns and legal issues for photographers both before and after shooting their images. It addresses a variety of topics, including: how laws are made and enforced on state and federal levels; rights when photographing in public places; how to safely and legally gain access to private property; photography on tribal lands, at government and military facilities, and other specialized locations; privacy and liability; security monitoring and photography in the workplace by both employers and employees; obtaining permission to photograph children, adults, and private properties, plus tips for ensuring release forms are adequate and enforceable; restricted subject matter and common misconceptions about what can't be photographed; how to avoid confrontations and what to do should they arise; what to do if equipment is seized by law enforcement, government agent, or private individual; protecting intellectual property; rights of the photographer and subjects when licensing images or publishing in a commercial context; and formulating a clear ethical code.
Publisher: Buffalo, NY : Amherst Media, ©2012
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781608954759
Characteristics: 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm


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