Important Note: The option for registering a “collection” unpublished photographs was eliminated February 20, 2018. Applicants may not use the Standard Application or a paper application to register multiple unpublished photographs on or after that date.
You may register up to 750 unpublished photographs using the online application designated for “Unpublished Photographs”. Likewise, the online application designated for “Published Photographs” may be used to register up to 750 published photographs. Read more.
The Copyright Act protects a wide variety of photographic works. This category includes photographs that are created with a camera and captured in a digital file or other visual medium such as film. Examples include color photos, black and white photos, and similar types of images.