US organisations representing photographers and photo agencies have written to the UK government to oppose proposed changes to the country's copyright laws making it legal to use "foreign works without...
Copyright 20 Nov 2012
The ASA has banned two Channel 4 ads used to promote its hit show, My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. BJP speaks to the author of the photographs featured in the ads
Copyright 05 Oct 2012
Artist Shepard Fairey, who illegally used an Associated Press image to create the Obama "Hope" poster, receives two years of probation following conviction for criminal contempt
Copyright 07 Sep 2012
The London Organising Committee claims it would be "impractical" to publish a list of authorised cameras and lenses for use at Olympic venues
Street Rights 13 Jul 2012
Argyll and Bute Council has been forced to overturn a photography ban it imposed on a nine-year-old student, following intense media coverage of her school meals photography blog
Rights 15 Jun 2012
The London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games has announced that "large photographic and broadcast equipment over 30cm in length" will not be allowed in the venues during the July and August sport...
Rights 01 Jun 2012
"[Agence France-Presse] got caught with a hand in the cookie jar and will have to pay." This statement, written in 2010 by an AFP photo desk editor, could become reality if a judge finds in favour of freelance...
Copyright 01 May 2012
A manager for G4S, a security firm, has said that security guards working to protect the Olympic site in London are trained to deter people from taking photographs, it has been claimed
Street Rights 23 Apr 2012
A French organisation representing professional photographers has launched a new campaign against the abusive use of photographs, often without proper remuneration, by editors and marketers
Rights 06 Apr 2012
Pinterest, the new social networking site that lets people "pin" images found online, has been accused of encouraging the copyright infringement of photographs. But, BJP finds, photographers can easily...
Copyright 22 Mar 2012
Ed Vaizey, the UK's Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, will address the photographic industry at the upcoming Sony World Photography Awards ceremony in London, says the Stop43...
Rights 21 Mar 2012
A deputy picture editor for The Daily Telegraph's website has been caught arguing that editorial staff is not required to gain clearance for the use of images online due to the nature of the industry,...
Rights 10 Feb 2012
Getty Images stands accused of intellectual property right infringement after it was successfully sued in a French court by the heiresses of iconic furniture designers
Stock Agencies 23 Jan 2012
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