Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (USC Title 17, US Copyright Law) to the authors of “original works of authorship”, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to do and to authorize others to do the following:

  • To reproduce the work in copies.
  • To distribute copies of the work to the public by sale or other transfer of ownership, or by rental, lease or lending.
  • To display the work publicly.
  • In addition, certain authors of works of visual art have the rights of attribution and integrity as described in Section 106A of the 1976 Copyright Act.
  • It is illegal for anyone to violate any of the rights provided by the Copyright Law to the owner of Copyright.






All images and previews taken by Eileen Nelson (doing business as) Eileen Nelson Photography are under copyright protection.   A Photographer has full copyright ownership to any photographs they capture. All images are protected under Federal Copyright Law and remain the copyright of the Photographer. It is illegal to copy, scan, download, print, modify, reproduce or otherwise steal any image created by a Photographer unless given written consent in the form of a Copyright Release. This applies to images posted in a Private Online Gallery, Blog, Facebook or Hard Copy images. If anyone steals images via any method above, or any other method, they will be charged legal fines and invoiced for the cost of EACH digital image stolen, at Photographer’s current price per image. If anyone has any questions regarding copyright and the use of photographs, then please contact the Photographer