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There are other options: You retain copyright but grant your client exclusive use and perpetual use. In that scenario, since you retain the rights to the images, you could conceivably require conditions for use. One such condition might be proper credit to you as the creator/owner of the image whenever it is displayed. You could also assign all copyright ...


Disclaimer I am not a lawyer. Go hire one if you need legal advice. Also, I am located in the United States, and this answer is given in that context. Things may be a little (or a lot) different if you're in a different country. Transferring Copyright It's like anything else in business: you and your client sign a contract in which you agree to assign ...


There is a legal form you can get at the office where you submitted for original copyright. If photos were in a group then only one release is needed, if each individual photo is copyrighted then a release for each is needed. I do recommend however not releasing your copyrights, as someone might very well claim your work as theirs, cutting you out of ...


Uncle Bob goes to a movie theater. And take a video footage of the movie... The only diference of this situation and the one you are describing is that you did not took the pictures of the photographer's cameras screen. Probably this is not a matter of legal jurisdiccion. It is a matter of ethics.


So let's take a look at some stories from Uncle Bob and Susan, some totally unrelated fictional characters, to illustrate some common things, that also got mentioned in the comments. Uncle Bob in Paris Last year Uncle Bob visited Paris. He also climbed to the top of the Eiffel Tower (kind of mandatory if you are there) It's about 300m tall. He tried to ...


I'm not a lawyer, but it seems unlikely that the photographer has a strong legal claim in the absence of special circumstances — just like the bride's hairdresser probably also can't demand credit. However, some of those circumstances may be part of the photographer's contract with your friend, and you may be placing your friend in awkward position by (even ...


This is a situation where any legal situation/case would be tested on it's merits and would depend entirely on the image. In most jurisdictions if the arrangement of the products and their lighting show an artistic intent then you are in 'fair use' territory. Even if that work is sold for profit. In this situation it's probably better to ask forgiveness ...


I'm not sure. But you probably signed a "model relese" document. In this kind of documents the model renounces some rights to comercialize, demand, ask for aditional remuneration, complain for the use or ask for removal, etc. See if you have a copy of that. If this is regarding only for asking remuneration and not "all use" you can use them as a personal ...


I don't think your jurisdiction even matters. Let's take a common sense approach. You have an image of yourself. It was taken by some photographer. You think this is a very good image and you want to add it to your portfolio. Here are the possible scenarios when adding the image: You do not need the permission to do this, but the photographer does not ...


You would need permission as the work is their copyright, however you could propose that you credit back to them. The photographer may feel a benefit in getting additional publicity for their work. I wouldn't mind as long as I'm credited, however I am not a professional photographer

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