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Making a living from photography

Published 12.02.08 at 18:30

When you decide you want to be a photographer it is generally because you love taking pictures; not many people work as a photographer because they love learning about intellectual property rights. However, understanding how to protect and exploit your pictures can have a big impact on who sees your work and whether you can make a living out of it. There are so many questions to ask and this podcast's aim is to help provide a legal overview of licensing, copyright and how it works in reality.

The speaker is Gwen Thomas, executive director of the Association of Photographers (AOP). The event took place at the London College of Fashion in February 2008.

The podcast is downloadable in two parts.

Please note that these podcasts discuss the legal position in the UK at the time of publication. They provide general information only and are not to be regarded as legal advice. You must take advice from a specialist lawyer in relation to your specific circumstances. Further, you should seek additional legal advice when dealing with parties based in other parts of the world or works originating from other parts of the world as the legal position may vary.

Photo credit: Rev Dan Catt

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