Beginning with the basic laws that govern photography, this legal manual helps photographers understand the basic matters of access and privacy, covering issues such as shooting images on private property, consent and the photography of public groups. Subjects addressed include the legalities of photographing currency, stamps, securities, trademarks, seals and insignia; military and nuclear installations; copyrighted materials; children and animals. Fully updated, including law as it applies to digital imagaing as well as video and audio recording.
Bert P. Krages, Esq., is an attorney who specializes in intellectual property. He is the author of Handbook for Photographers and Heavenly Bodies and Photography: The Art of Composition. He lives in Portland, Oregon.