How do you copyright a photograph?

Answer It isn't necessary to take any action for a photograph to be protected. Copyright protection is automatic, as soon as work of sufficient originality is "fixed in a tangible medium, perceptible to h... Read More »

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If you get someone to take a photograph of you who has the copyright to that photograph?

Unless the job is work for hire or work for employer the photographer holds the copyright.

How to Copyright a Personal Photograph?

With the booming of social networking sites, such as MySpace and Facebook, it has become much more convenient for anyone to upload and share personal photographs online. Unfortunately, such accessi... Read More »

Who owns copyright on a photograph?

Usually the photographer, unless it was a work-made-for-hire, in which case the contract should indicate who has rights for the resulting work.

Is redrawing a photograph copyright infringement?

Yes, it's called a "derivative work" and infringes the copyright owners exclusive right to make and distribute derivative works.