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Quick Legal Checklist: How to start a photography business- the right way!

FREE step-by-step legal biz checklist for the steps to protect yourself, your business and your photography! What is your primary type of photography? Yes - download now! NUMBER NOT REQUIRED FOR FREEBIE. If you do enter your number, you agree to receive marketing text messages from TheLawTog at the number provided, including messages sent by autodialer. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Message and data rates may apply....

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Do parents have to legally come to a senior photography session?

Interacting with a senior in their custom- planned photography session is critical to a successful outcome. There is a fine line in wanting to please the senior graduate but also needing to please mom and dad. This is especially true when Mom and Dad are typically the legal clients on the contracted session. But, as many senior photographers well know, seniors have a busy schedule, as well as the parents....

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Legal Rights for Photographers (Video)

Where can I shoot from? What are my rights?   Have no fear! TheLawTog is here with quick reference video for you!   Running a photography business is very overwhelming. Knowing how to photograph is only a sliver of it. Knowing how to set up and pay your taxes and adhere to all the laws is a whole other thing.   So I want to walk you through a little...

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Arkansas Bill keeps the Shutter Open to Lawsuits

Hear that sound?  That was the sound of Photographers “shuttering” over this new Arkansas bill and what it come mean to photography as a whole.  On March 24, the Arkansas Senate passed a Bill, titled “The Personal Rights Protection Act,” to protect the Individual’s name, voice, signature, and likeness from exploitation and authorized commercial use without the individual’s consent. (See SB-79  ) SB 79 was originally proposed in response to the request from...

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5 Tips to successful photography portfolio building

5 Tips to successful photography portfolio building

Portfolio building is a great way to get your photography business off the ground, propelled into offering a new type of photography, or simply getting yourself out of a rut by getting creative. However, in order for portfolio building to be successful for you, there are come key things to understand.   How can I portfolio build? Oh man – there are so many different things you can do!  You don’t have to...

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Model Call Photography Contract – Now Available!

Model Call Photography Contract – Now Available!

SALE Model Call Photography Contract  4 sold in last 10 hours Regular price$399.00 $1,250.00 This contract is intended for photographers actively portfolio building with model calls or have models for a variety of reasons (workshop/mentoring modeling, continued portfolio building, etc.) The goal with this agreement is to outline all responsibilities of both parties and... Read more below!                                                            Default Title                                                    ADD TO CART BUY IT NOW  46 People looking for this product right now...

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If I own copyright of the image do I still need a permission to post?

“I am a portrait photographer and I have a website where I maintain online galleries.  In my viewpoint this is not an ad, merely an art exhibit; I do not view them as being used in a commercial way. My contract has a clause in it stating that I can use the images from that session for self-promotion. However, since I am a newbie, I have a included photographs that...

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How to legally run a senior rep program in your photography business

How to legally run a senior rep program in your photography business

Wahoo! You’re getting your Senior Representative program (Senior Rep Program) set up and going – full with a contract, representative education and motivation.  One of the trickiest parts of implementing a Senior Representative program to promote your senior portrait photography business is identifying the incentives. The laws in this post were evaluated as of March 30, 2014 and are based on United States law.   What is a Senior Representative Program?...

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