Copyright for Photographers

In his Copyright for Photographers, Leighton gives a “crash course” on how to register your images for copyright protection and why. Join us as we discuss the nature of copyright, fair use, the copyright process and importance of doing so. Leighton will go step by step through the process live of registering a catalog of images with the U.S. Copyright Office.

Your Instructor


Leighton DaCosta is a wedding and fine art portraits photographer in Charleston, South Carolina. He approaches photography from the business perspective of clarity, consistency, and standardization. A digital and film photographer, Leighton understands the journey is what makes the destination worthwhile and continuously looks to improve his processes in creating, delivering, and preservation of content.

With over two and a half decades of photographic experience, Leighton has been fortunate to have completed assignments in seven countries and three continents. Leighton is a current MBA student at the University of Miami and has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.

Course Curriculum

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