Posts Tagged ‘National Press Photographers Association’

Photographers Settle Copyright Suit Against Google. But On What Terms?

Posted by on Friday September 5, 2014 | Copyright/Legal

A copyright infringement lawsuit against Google that began with a bang in 2010 and plenty of bluster by trade groups about protecting the rights of their members has finally ended with a whimper. The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), Advertising Photographers of America (APA), Professional Photographers of America (PPA)... More

PDN Video: A Photographer’s Guide to the First Amendment and Dealing with Police Intimidation

Posted by on Thursday February 20, 2014 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism

Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, news photographers have been subject to police intimidation and arrest, as if photography is a crime. But federal law protects photography and photographers, as Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel to the National Press Photographers Association, explains in this video. The challenge for photographers is knowing how to assert your rights in... More

PPE 2013: Photography & The Law: Access, Copyright and Social Media Issues

Posted by on Thursday October 24, 2013 | Copyright/Legal

During a talk at PhotoPlus Expo 2013, sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), attorneys Mickey Osterreicher and Alicia Wagner Calzada provided tips for how photographers can protect their First Amendment rights and control the copyright and distribution of their work. Tips On the Right to Photograph in Public Osterreicher, who is the general... More