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How do I add a Copyright to a photo?

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Copyright is designed to enable you or the owner of the image to be credited for the media.  Displaying the copyright notice on the image is an option.  If you choose not to display the copyright notice on the image, the copyright will be retained as part of the meta data associated with that image.  If you choose to display the copyright notice on the image, it will be overlaid on that image itself so that it can be visible online as well as on the downloaded image.
Watermarks are used to protect and prevent images from being replicated. When you watermark an image in Vidigami, a digital screen will be overlaid on that image and the download option will be removed. (See How do I add a Watermark to a photo?)
Choosing "Display Watermark" will over-ride "Copyright Display".
Users are able to copyright or watermark their own photos. Students can add a copyright to their work when growing their digital portfolio. Vidigami Administrators are able to add a copyright or watermark to any photo. 
Copyrighting and Watermarking media can be especially helpful if sharing photos from a professional photo studio. 
 
To add a Copyright Notice to a single photo:

1. Click on a photo to open the Lightbox.

2. Click on the "three dots" icon at the top right to open the Metadata panel:

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3. Click on the "pencil" icon to edit Metadata settings:

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NOTE: The "Edit Metadata" icon is only available to the User who uploaded the photo.

 

4. In the "Copyright" field, enter the text you wish to be displayed, then click the "Display Copyright" toggle ON:

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5. Click "SAVE" at the top of the Metadata panel:
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6. Click on the "X" to exit the Metadata panel:
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7. You may have to re-fresh your browser in order to see the Copyright overlay:
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