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Reinterment of British soldiers, Loos, France, March 2014. Photo © Brian Harris

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An open letter from EPUK to Alamy regarding the new contributor contract terms

New contract terms giving Alamy perpetual rights cause consternation among photographers.

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Legal developments that help photographers

The application of copyright law to photographs has been clarified by recent judgments in the UK, Europe and Australia say Alex Wilson and Alex Borthwick of the London-based intellectual property law firm, Powell Gilbert LLP, who provide analysis of these cases along with other general litigation advice for photographers.

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David Hurn to give his last UK lecture

EPUK EXCLUSIVE! David Hurn, the Magnum photographer and founder of the celebrated ‘Docphot’ course at Newport says a lecture he is giving there on Thursday is likely to be his last in the UK.

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NUJ members under police surveillance mount collective legal challenge

Six NUJ members have discovered that their lawful journalistic and union activities are being monitored and recorded by the Metropolitan Police. They are now taking legal action against the Metropolitan Police Commissioner and the Home Secretary to challenge this ongoing police surveillance. By David Hoffman and others.

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Talking Photography at Oxford

Photography Oxford 2014, Oxford’s first international festival of photography, was launched on Friday by Minister for Culture Ed Vaizey with the promise of bringing an ongoing debate about the medium to the city. By Graham Harrison.

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