Forms and Tutorials

Bad Contracts

This review of the worst editorial contract on the market outlines the language to look for and offers some alternative language suggestions.
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Business Forms

Ready-to-use legal forms for the digital age. Use them to update your estimates, delivery memos and invoices. ASMP members can customize the details for print-ready pages.
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Copyright

Creating an image creates the copyright – but for best legal protection, you should register the image with the Copyright Office. Here’s how you do it.
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Licensing Guide

Read this guide to learn the differences in commercial, editorial and retail photography; the basics of copyright and licensing; and how to determine what to charge.
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Releases

To license your photos for commercial uses, you need written permission from the people you are photographing. Here is the what, why and how of releases.
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Terms and Conditions

This module outlines in layman terms what each terms and conditions item means. Members have access to customizable terms and conditions form feature.

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Video

An overview of the business practices and technical issues in the growing field of video. Topics include: how to get started; roles a photographer might play; how licensing is handled; and standards for deliverables.
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