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INDUSTRY NEWS

DEDICATED PHOTO LICENSING SOFTWARE A WORLD FIRST
Photo Toolbox Ltd has today launched the world’s first dedicated photo licensing software, LicensePro, that is designed to make the process of photo licensing simpler for professional photographers and their clients.
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GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES REVIEW OF NZ COPYRIGHT ACT
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Jacqui Dean has today released the terms of reference for a review of the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.
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IPTC RELEASES RESULTS OF 2016 SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO METADATA TEST
Important image metadata is not retained in images after upload to some of the most popular social media sites, according to a study by the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC). The missing data includes key copyright and identification information as well as descriptive data about the image.
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FEATURES & COLUMNS

NEW PRODUCTS: SONY ALPHA 7R IV
Sony has announced the latest addition to its acclaimed Alpha 7R series full-frame mirrorless camera line-up: the extremely versatile, powerful Alpha 7R IV.
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NEW PRODUCTS: PROFOTO B10 PLUS
With the B10 Plus, shooting on location isn't about problems, it's about opportunities. Despite its small and lightweight appearance, the Profoto B10 Plus packs a considerable punch. Twice as powerful as the B10, the B10 Plus gives you ten times more light than a speedlight.
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LEGAL MATTERS: COPYRIGHT AND COMMISSIONED WORKS
One of the most important parts of the New Zealand Copyright Act for photographers, designers, artists, software developers and other creators of original works - and their clients - is the "Commissioning Rule". This Rule (contained in section 21(3) of the NZ Copyright Act 1994) provides that, where an original work is created on a client's instructions for a fee (or other reward), then the client (not the creator) owns the copyright in the work.
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