Contest Rules Continue To Grab Photographers’ Rights

We all love contests and participating in one is a way to test our photography skills — and perhaps win a prize! But, beware because you may be losing the rights to your pictures just by entering the contest, whether you win a prize or not. This is not because companies want to steal your rights (though some shady ones do), but their lawyers are simply too lazy to word the rules properly. What do you have to look for? The following series of articles by Carolyn E. Wright, photo attorney, shed light on this issue: