After the session, who owns the rights of the photographs?

kid playing with his feet, while at mom's piggyback

One of the concerns that a family may have when planning a photo session is related to the photo usage rights.
”Who owns these rights? Can the photographer, use the photos from our session to promote her work? Or is it the other way around? Do we, by paying for the session, get to own those rights?”
This post is intended to explain all about author and image rights (which is much simpler than it seems) and to explain how I work so that the rights of the families I photograph are respected.

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Why there is no posing in a documentary photography session?

why is there no posing in a documentary session

Documentary photography follows a series of characteristics based on the beauty of real photography, which makes it an increasingly sought-after style for families. Documentary photography – capturing reality When a picture is taken without anyone realizing they are going to be photographed, there is the capture of a pure moment, made of real expressions, movements …

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When pets are part of the family

family relaxing outside with their dog

About two years ago, we adopted Roma, our dog. For those who still don’t know, Roma used to belong to the first family that I photographed. Two years ago they went to live abroad and couldn’t take Roma with them. We fell in love with him and since then he has been part of our …

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How to choose your family photographer

family of 5 at dinner table

Family photography has exploded in the last years. A few years ago, in order to have professional photos of our family, our only choice was to go to a studio for classic family portraits. Nowadays there are so many amazing photographers out there with such varied approaches, that choosing one can be an overwhelming task. …

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5 reasons to book a documentary family session

kids playing on the floor

Why should you do a documentary family session?In this post I give you 5 reasons why. Documentary family photography is now starting to have some momentum in Portugal. More and more photographers are already offering this kind of service and more families are choosing this approach for their family photos.But documentary family photography is still …

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