Posts Tagged ‘Copyright’

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Video about Getty’s Copyright Decision

Posted on Monday, Apr 14th, 2014 by Alan Murphy

Recently Getty Images made a decision to allow their images be free to use in certain circumstances online. Here is a video that investigates this decision and the implications that might result.

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Kerry Photographer sues Sean Kelly over use of photographs

Posted on Friday, Mar 28th, 2014 by Alan Murphy

Today's Irish Independent reports that Kerry photographer Michelle Cooper Galvin is suing MEP and Former GAA Boss Sean Kelly over photographs used in his 2007 book "Rule 42 and all that". Ms Cooper Galvin argues that Mr Kelly and the publishers ...

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Getty strike again…

Thursday, Mar 6th, 2014 | Source: Pete Jenkins Photo Thoughts

The British Journal of Photography has just run a very interesting story Getty Images makes 35 million images free in fight against copyright infringement » British... bjp-online.com The controversial move is set to draw professional photographers’ ire ...

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Getty strike again…

Thursday, Mar 6th, 2014 | Source: Pete Jenkins Photo Thoughts

The British Journal of Photography has just run a very interesting story Getty Images makes 35 million images free in fight against copyright infringement » British... bjp-online.com The controversial move is set to draw professional photographers’ ire ...

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Getty strike again…

Thursday, Mar 6th, 2014 | Source: Pete Jenkins Photo Thoughts

The British Journal of Photography has just run a very interesting story Getty Images makes 35 million images free in fight against copyright infringement » British... bjp-online.com The controversial move is set to draw professional photographers’ ire ...

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Stealing Images – How not to build a photographic business.

Posted on Thursday, Apr 26th, 2012 by Alan Murphy

I love the internet. I like how photographers can be connected with customers and peers. But there is a downside to all this sharing online and much debate about copyright and licence usage. How this pans out over time is ...

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Consultation Paper on Copyright Published

Posted on Thursday, Mar 1st, 2012 by Alan Murphy

Yesterday Minister Sherlock launched the next stage of the Copyright Review Committee review of Ireland’s copyright legislation when he release the paper prepared by Dr Eoin O’Dell (Trinity College Dublin) and his committee - you can download it here. Section 4.11 deals specifically with Photographers. “4.11 ...

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Copyright Act Review by Dominic Lee

Tuesday, Jul 5th, 2011 | Source: Priory Studios

© Copyright Act Review by Dominic Lee Copyright law under review. I attended the Copyright Review Committee public meeting in Trinity College today #CRC11 While this was a “Review”, it quickly became clear to me that the committee’s agenda is to attempt to ...

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Dublin Architects O’Donnell + Tuomey at centre of copyright abuse claim

Posted on Monday, Mar 7th, 2011 by Alan Murphy

Dublin Architects O'Donnell + Tuomey have found themselves at the centre of a copyright controversy as a result of claims made by Canadian street photographer  John Goldsmith. When asked to comment to photographers.ie the architects firm, who have won many RIAI awards ...

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Give And Take

Thursday, Nov 4th, 2010 | Source: The Circle of Confusion With Peter & Roger

Social media channels have become vital marketing tools for photographers. Yet as we discussed in episode 6, photographers need to be careful when choosing a platform from which to broadcast their photography to the internet audience. Unwittingly, you could be ...

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When copyright is enough.

Posted on Sunday, Aug 29th, 2010 by Alan Murphy

I recently blogged about how sometimes ownership isn't the only factor photographers must consider when selling images to media groups. I have just heard of a case taken by a Dublin photographer against a Sunday newspaper which used his work ...

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When copyright isn’t enough

Posted on Saturday, Jul 17th, 2010 by Alan Murphy

I got a call from Bray based social photographer Charlie Sharkey recently. The Sunday Independent was looking for photographs of Sean Fitzpatrick and his wife. Charlie had a suitable picture but was concerned about releasing the pictures. I started by ...

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Moral Rights

Friday, Jul 9th, 2010 | Source: Pete Jenkins Photo Thoughts

 “It is a logical and legal absurdity to talk of licensing works whose authors cannot be identified while there are still significant groups of authors who do not have the right to be identified.”This was Viscount Bridgeman, speaking in ...

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Moral Rights

Friday, Jul 9th, 2010 | Source: Pete Jenkins Photo Thoughts

 “It is a logical and legal absurdity to talk of licensing works whose authors cannot be identified while there are still significant groups of authors who do not have the right to be identified.”This was Viscount Bridgeman, speaking in ...

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Moral Rights

Friday, Jul 9th, 2010 | Source: Pete Jenkins Photo Thoughts

 “It is a logical and legal absurdity to talk of licensing works whose authors cannot be identified while there are still significant groups of authors who do not have the right to be identified.”This was Viscount Bridgeman, speaking in ...

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