Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Keeping Your Photos, Your Photos
As a photographer, you take photographs to capture and preserve specific moments, and in the age of social media, sharing these photographs is ubiquitous. But just because online sharing is common, does not mean that anyone is entitled to use your photographs – especially if that use is for profit. So how can photographers protect their photographs from unwanted use?
The first action that a photographer should take is to register their photograph(s) for copyright protection with the U.S. Copyright Office. Registering for