Bert P. Krages II
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1: The Importance of Knowing Your Rights
Explains why it is important to know the legal issues associated with making images, and describes how laws are made and why the laws affecting photography are sometimes uncertain.
2. Access to Property
Covers the rights of private and governmental property owners to limit photography on their premises.
3. Privacy Issues
Covers the laws that affect personal privacy and explains when consent is required.
4. Restrictions on Subject Matter
Explains the legal aspects of photographing subjects such as currency, stamps, military facilities, nuclear plants, copyrighted works, trademarks, and nudity.
5. Confrontations and Remedies
Discusses the general rule that equipment and film cannot be lawfully seized, the exceptions to that rule, and provides guidance on how to handle many types of confrontations. The chapter also describes the remedies available to photographers who are wronged while making images.
6. Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Explains the importance of copyright protection, how to register copyrights, and enforcement of copyrights as well as issues relating to patents and trademarks.
7. Publishing and Licensing
Describes the legal issues associated with publishing your photographs as well as the business aspects of licensing your images to publications and stock agencies.
Discusses the importance of formulating your personal ethic and and the ethical issues commonly encountered in photography.