If I’m editing photographs you’ve taken, then you retain the copyright of all raw/unedited files, while I retain the copyright of the editing/ edited files. Credit should be displayed similar to “photograph by (name), edited by Dana Schiemann of danaschiemannphotography.com” If you provide photographs for me to edit, you must have taken or own the copyright to said photographs. See below for an important note regarding this.

If I have taken photos for you, then I always retain the copyright of said photographs’ raw/unedited files, and edited files (if I also preform editing on said photographs). No reproduction is allowable without my written permission, even if said photographs are later edited by a third party. Credit is always required.

An important note about copyright: The Client agrees to indemnify and hold the photo editor harmless against any and all claims, costs, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, due to materials in the design at the request of the client to which the client does not possess copyright permission or usage rights.