OCTOBER 23: APA National Advocacy Day

Tue 23rd Oct, 2012 – Tue 23rd Oct, 2012

Posted by Andrew H. Kim

Join American Photographic Artists on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at the School of Visual Arts Beatrice Theater for two exciting programs that will have a huge impact on your business.  The protection of your images through licensing and copyright registration will improve your bottom line.

It’s a difficult market out there.

Brian Smith and Jeff Sedlik will help you understand how licensing and copyright registration will protect you.

Doors Open: 11:30 am

Program: Noon – 4:00 PM


SVA Beatrice Theater

333 West 23rd Street

New York, NY 10011


 Brian Smith

A Survival Guide to Editorial Photography Licensing

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith, President of Editorial Photographers, will discuss how to maximize the creative and commercial rewards while avoiding bad contracts and stagnant rates. Seminar Topics include: How production value can make your work stand out; How to charge properly for digital processing; The best things you can do in a slow economy; How to maximize re-licensing, syndication and reprint revenue; How the shift to online content will affect rates; What you should know about editorial that nobody told you.

 Jeff Sedlik

Protecting and Using Your Copyright

Are you receiving the full value from your work, or leaving money on the table? Is your work fully protected? How do your copyrights fit into your business plan? Ever struggled with the wording of an estimate or proposal?  Do you confidently respond to client requests for “buy-outs” and work-made for-hire terms? Do you know all of the most important factors to consider when quoting fees to your clients? In this presentation by photographer and image licensing expert Jeff Sedlik, you will learn not only how to protect your rights, but how to use those rights to maximize your profits.



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