This can be a touchy and heated subject. With the advent of digital photography and the ease of duplicating a photo. Clients and other photographers and printers can easily run into copyright infringement. Continue reading “Copyright – What is it and what it means to a photographer.”
I see it all the time, photographers posting pictures of their clients on and around train tracks.
1) It is illegal – Photographing on active tracks is always illegal and photographing dormant tracks is almost always illegal. The tracks and the area surrounding them are private property, so when you shoot on the tracks you are breaking the law (criminal trespassing). Even if you don’t see trains on the tracks, and there’s vegetation growing up in the railbed, it is still private property and those tracks can be active at any time.
If the tracks are dormant and non-functional they will be clearly marked, and even then your presence on them is still trespassing. Continue reading “Stay off the train tracks!”