Legal Handbook for Photographers: The Rights and Liabilities of Making Images

Legal Handbook for Photographers: The Rights and Liabilities of Making Images

by Bert P Krages
     
 

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Beginning with the basic laws that govern photography, this legal manual helps photographers understand the basic matters of access and privacy, covering issues such as shooting images on private property, consent, and the photography of public groups. Subjects addressed include the legalities of photographing currency, stamps, securities, trademarks, seals, and

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Beginning with the basic laws that govern photography, this legal manual helps photographers understand the basic matters of access and privacy, covering issues such as shooting images on private property, consent, and the photography of public groups. Subjects addressed include the legalities of photographing currency, stamps, securities, trademarks, seals, and insignia; military and nuclear installations; copyrighted materials; children; and animals. This updated handbook includes changes in the copyright and national security laws, including law as it applies to digital imaging as well as video and audio recording of public and private activities.

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From the Publisher

"The information is as eye-opening as it is vital and covers a broad range of subjects, from photographing public buildings to seizures of equipment. Legal Handbook for Photographers belongs in any responsible photographer’s library."  —Andrea Klein, portlandbookreview.com

"The information is as eye-opening as it is vital. ...belongs in any responsible photographer’s library." —Andrea Klein, The Portland Book Review

Studio Photography
"The book includes tips for protecting your intellectual property by using copyrights, patents, and trademarks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608954759
Publisher:
Amherst Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2012
Edition description:
Third edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Bert P. Krages, Esq., is an attorney who specializes in intellectual property. He is the author of "Handbook for""Photographers" and "Heavenly Bodies "and Photography: The Art of Composition"." He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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