Hey Photographers: What Does Your Copyright Protect?

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So I've made the case for why artists should copyright their creative works, the next question is: once it's copyrighted, what's protected, and what can others take for themselves? Since the types of works that are subject to copyright protection are so diverse - from sculptures to songs to dance steps - the protectable elements of each type of work all have their own quirks and nuances. In the end though, it all comes back to originality. For photographers, courts have set up a system to describe the various ways a photograph can be original and therefore the various ways in which it's protected by copyright. Who's the pivotal figure in the whole thing? You guessed it... Kevin Garnett.

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