Business and Legal Forms for Photographers

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1581156693
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Business and Legal Forms for Photographers, 4th Edition contains 34 forms for photographers, each accompanied by step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists to guide professionals to the best deal. Included are contracts for wedding, portrait, and assignment photography; publishing, collaboration, and licensing contracts; property and model releases; assignment estimate/confirmation/invoice; delivery memo; stock photography invoice; stock agency agreement; permission form; copyright registration and transfer forms; nondisclosure agreement; license of rights; license of electronic rights; trademark application; employment application and agreement; and more Electronic versions of each form are provided online on a supplemental website, with instructions in the book on how to gain access. New to this edition are forms for leases, subleases, and lease assignments, plus an update to cover changes in copyright registration. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Business and Legal Forms for Photographers

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781581152067
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Here's the classic "bible" of forms and checklists for every situation a professional photographer may face. Thoroughly expanded and updated to cover the Internet, this brand-new Third Edition contains 28 forms, each ready-to-use as is, or easily tailored to fit any situation. Photographers will find contracts for wedding, portrait, and assignment photography; property and model releases, assignment estimates, confirmations, and invoices; delivery memos; license for Web usage; nondisclosure agreements; and much, much more. An accompanying CD-ROM provides electronic versions of these forms, ready to use on both Macs and PCs. "Every photographer needs this book. If you don't add this book to your library you may regret it later; this one I consider indispensable." —Shutterbug. "Crawford has created what is probably the most complete book of forms for photographers who work in commercial, editorial, stock, wedding, fine art, even video. His contracts are safe, easy-to-use, and cover all the bases." —ASMP Newsletter.

Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1581152809
Format: PDF, ePub
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Here is a virtual treasury of advice, insight, and guidance for every freelance photographer! The step-by-step advice covers the multitude of concerns facing aspiring and beginning freelance photographers--from compiling a portfolio and promoting your work to winning the first client and running a healthy, profitable business. Esteemed attorney and writer Tad Crawford has teamed up with expert photography writer Chuck Delaney--and more than a dozen of the photo industry's leading experts--to provide comprehensive guidance, including: Photographic careers and the skills they require How to shop for equipment and studio locations Clients, websites, portfolios, and self-promotion Studio management, insurance, and safety Negotiating contracts, pricing, and model and property releases Copyright law and protecting your work Avoiding libel, trespass, and litigation Accounting, record keeping, and taxes For anyone looking to earn money with their photography, Starting Your Career as a Freelance Photographer crucial marketing, business, and legal know-how for every step of the process. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Pricing Photography

Author: Michal Heron
Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 1581152078
Format: PDF, ePub
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Topics discussed include practical information on the economics of photography, cutting-edge negotiation techniques, pricing guidance for photography buyers, how to structure prices to fit any type of market and usage, how to define prices in a way that guarantees long-term profitability, and the specifics of pricing electronic media. A must-have addition to every photographer’s bookshelf.

ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography

Author: American Society of Media Photographers
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1581157584
Format: PDF, Kindle
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At last! The eagerly anticipated revised edition of the photographer’s "business bible" is here, fully updated with the last word on key business practices, industry standards, and resources. Up-to-the-minute coverage now includes digital asset management; metadata standards; the role of Internet, FTP, and e-mail technologies; the impact of media consolidation on assignment and stock photography; and much more. This indispensable guide covers the full range of business and legal questions that photographers might have, with comprehensive advice from the ASMP, the foremost authority in the field. In eleven in-depth chapters, more than two dozen industry experts explore pricing and negotiating, ethics, rights in traditional and electronic media, publishing, and much more. Business and legal forms, checklists, and an extensive cross-media bibliography make this the one reference book that deserves a place on every successful photographer’s bookshelf. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

The Professional Photographer s Legal Handbook

Author: Nancy E. Wolff
Publisher: Allworth Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 1581154771
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Want to make a living in photography? Anyone who does needs this indispensable guide to licensing picture rights. In this accessible and entertaining book, expert Nancy E. Wolff explains copyright, trademark, contracts, and privacy. Real-world examples of cases, laws, and news items torn from today’s headlines illustrate the most urgent legal situations faced by photographers: requirements, limits, and enforcement of copyright and trademark; fair use and public domain; first amendment considerations; the law of privacy and publicity; and many more issues. Detailed information on drafting contracts and licensing agreements is included. The imprimatur of the Picture Archive Council of America assures readers that the information is comprehensive and up to the minute. The Professional Photographer’s Legal Handbook is an essential tool for everyone who works in photography—and everyone who wants to.

Start Your Own Photography Business

Author: Entrepreneur Press
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
ISBN: 161308188X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Photographers can turn a hobby into a lucrative business with these great tips on how to set up a studio, build a portfolio, take great pictures, purchase the best equipment, find paying jobs, set pricing and more. Davis also discusses the advantages of submitting work to contests, participating in art festivals and displaying work in art galleries and other locales. It covers both full-time and part-time options and discusses operating at home or in a commercial location. Detailed advice is offered on legal issues such as copyright infringement, privacy laws, the difference between public and private property, handling conflict and seeking out available remedies to legal situations.

The Copyright Zone

Author: Edward C. Greenberg
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317692209
Format: PDF
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If you license or publish images, this guide is as indispensable as your camera. It provides specific information on the legal rights of photographers, illustrators, artists, covering intellectual property, copyright, and business concerns in an easy-to-read, accessible manner. The Copyright Zone, Second Edition covers: what is and isn’t copyrightable, copyright registration, fair use, model releases, contracts and invoices, pricing and negotiation, and much more. Presented in a fun and easy to digest style, Jack Reznicki and Ed Greenberg, LLC help explain the need-to-know facts of the confusing world of legal jargon and technicalities through real world case studies, personal asides, and the clear writing style that has made their blog Thecopyrightzone.com and monthly column by the same name in Photoshop User magazine two industry favorites. The second edition of this well-reviewed text has almost doubled in size to ensure that every legal issue you need to know about as a photographer or artist is covered and enjoyable to learn!

Business and Legal Forms for Fine Artists

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Allworth Press
ISBN: 9781621534037
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The fourth edition of this eminently useful book includes new forms for hiring and firing employees, agreements to arbitrate, promissory notes, and general releases. Also included are a contract for the sale of an artwork, contract for a commission, delivery-of-art confirmation form, artist-gallery contract, contract for an exhibition loan, model release, commercial lease, sublease, and lease assignment, and much more. Each form includes step-by-step instructions, advice, and unique negotiation checklists for making the best deal possible. A convenient CD-ROM lets buyers customize and print their forms from any PC or Mac. Every fine artist needs a copy of this remarkable guide!

Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self Publishers

Author: Tad Crawford
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1621534758
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Professional and aspiring writers, including those who wish to self-publish, will find indispensable tools in this practical, complete, and time-saving popular resource. Business and Legal Forms for Authors and Self-Publishers contains all of the essential forms for success, including assignment confirmations, contracts between author and agent, publisher, collaborator, designer, printer, sales representative, book distributor, and more, copyright applications and transfers, licenses of rights (including electronic rights), permissions, nondisclosure, and invoices. The collection includes a CD-ROM with all the forms as well as a QR Code. In addition to updating the entire book, this fourth edition includes new material covering: Digital Millenial Copyright Act (DMCA) take down notices Dunning letters to go after royalties or fees owed Small claims court, arbitration, and mediation Statutory right of termination notice Self-publishing contracts, including what to avoid for both physical books and e-books Step-by-step instructions, advice on standard contractual provisions, and unique negotiation checklists are presented to aid in achieving the best results. Thorough discussions of contractual issues relevant to the industry make this a must-read for any author or self-publisher seeking the path to success. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.