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It depends if the images were released and under what conditions. Generally speaking, in most cases the creator of an image has the copyright for it and it can only be used with their permission except of a select few situations known as "fair use". Fair Use varies by legal jurisdiction and consists of the situations in which it is legally deemed to be in ...


Yes, there is a breathtaking amount of copyright infringement going on on the internet. The thing is: where it concerns images, most of it happens with the implicit approval of the copyright holders, who basically like to have their stuff shared and pinned and retweeted all over the internet (at least by consumers) because that gets them attention and ...


I am not a lawyer and you should neither act, nor refrain from acting on any opinions. The link posted originally would seem to be answered by this comment from SeraphinaWinsham. ... David Slater had brought the cameras and set up the photography session. Under those circumstances, even if a human being had pressed the button to take an image with one ...


Since your question appears to be about the effort to create/compose a photograph, I'm expanding the discussion to any art (including photography) because copyright laws equally apply and there is precedence regarding your question. So, in general, in jurisdictions I know of, unless it's a work for hire, the creator of the art (a photograph,a painting, ...


Consent is necessary. Unless otherwise agreed, the photographs are the intellectual property of the photographer. In Getty's model release, the model even agrees that he/she has no rights to the content. ".... I agree that I have no rights to the Content, and all rights to the Content belong to the Photographer / Filmmaker ...."


Photographer here. This isn't a question about privacy, but rather commercial use of your image by a private company on private property which is open to the public. You and your kids have the same rights that a child actor from Modern Family would have. The restaurant hung the picture to enhance their commercial interest. You can't do that without written ...

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