Blogging & Copyright Issues: When Can you use Copyrighted Materials?

I would have been thrilled to see my foxhunting collage as the image from the Masters of Foxhound Association’s Thanksgiving message if they’d asked me in advance or listed me as the creator. Unfortunately, they didn’t do either. They had incorporated my image into a graphic design of Thanksgiving cheer.  On the bottom right hand […]

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What is “fair use” of photography? And what does that mean for my blog?

Great blogs almost always use photography well. And there is just so much great photography out there on the ‘net! The problem is, much of that great photography is owned by the photographer who owns the copyright for its use (see Who Owns that Photo of your Horse). There has been a long (and somewhat […]

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Equine photography: Who owns that photo of your horse?

At many horse shows and events, equine photographers are present to help immortalize your experience. Unlike your parent, friend or spouse, these folks are trained to catch your horse at the height of its jump, not right before you take off or right after you land. We all wait with bated breath to receive the […]

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