Teak Phillips is a long-time photojournalist now working as editor of the St. Louis Review and Catholic St. Louis. He previously was a photo editor and staff photographer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a staff photographer at the (Champaign, Ill.) News-Gazette. He has a degree in Photojournalism from Western Kentucky University. Although his job tends to interfere with his time behind a lens, he continues his passion for visual storytelling through editing, personal photography and probably too much time looking for great Instagram accounts. He previously was a photo editor and staff photographer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a staff photographer at the (Champaign, Ill.) News-Gazette and has taught photojournalism at Saint Louis University.
Photography & Copyright:
Hey! Don’t just use that image you found on Google
Thursday, June 14th, 2018
1:30 P.m. to 2:45 P.M.
Room: Grand C
The internet is full of images, and it’s tempting to do a quick search and just plop a picture onto your website, newsletter, or publication. But that has legal risks, with potentially damaging consequences. Plus, it’s not good resource stewardship. This session will cover the importance of imagery to the mission in a visual age, how to legally and ethically acquire great images, and copyright issues.