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Dear America, You Do Have to Register Drones with the FAA After All

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Cross-posted from DIYPhotography.net [by John Aldred] Yes, that’s right, the drone registry introduced in 2015, and deemed unconstitutional back in May of this year is now back. When the drone registration system was first introduced it was met with mixed response. On the one hand, there’s those worried about privacy, and on the other the “Well, if you’re not doing anything illegal, what do you have to worry about?” Now, it seems privacy be damned,…

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How to Get Late Payments for Your Freelance Work – No Crowbar Required

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Cross-posted from Poynter.org [by Jen A. Miller] I’ve been a full time freelancer writer for almost 13 years and the worst part of the job — by far — is trying to get paid. This doesn’t mean publishers are always trying to stiff independent writers (I don’t run into this problem as much anymore because I’ll only work with companies that pay me on time without me having to show up to their front door…

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ASMP Intensifies Its Efforts in Support of HR 3945

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In an effort to build additional support for HR 3945, the “Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017” (the “CASE Act”) introduced by Representatives Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Tom Marino (R-PA), and to urge the House Judiciary Committee to take prompt action on the legislation, last week, ASMP Executive Director, Tom Kennedy, and ASMP copyright counsel, Mike Klipper, joined with other organizations that support the legislation and visited the offices of several members of…

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Kyoto’s Five Best Photo Locations

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Cross-posted from Fstpoppers [by Alfonso Calero] For first time travelers to Kyoto, it can be a bit confusing to choose where to shoot. Unlike my previous posts on Madrid and Barcelona which are about three-hour photo walks, this article will be similar to my Tokyo article which involves five different locations. Here is a link to a great website to give you a better overview of each location and other locations worth a look. For…

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Four Great Ways to Manage Your Time

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Cross-posted from Freelancers Union Blog [By Tyra Seldon] Time flies while you are having fun, or so they say. Well, actually, time is one of the greatest assets that you can have as a freelancer. But if you’re not careful, it really can be easy to lose track of time or not account for your time wisely while you’re engrossed in your work. Thankfully, there are apps, devices, and techniques that you can use to…

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