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Your use sounds to me like "fair use" of copyrighted material, which you can read about at this site: http://libguides.mit.edu/usingimages you can also use this checklist to help you think it through: https://www.lib.umn.edu/copyright/fairthoughts According to them and their interpretation of US Copyright law, there are four factors to consider: Purpose ...


I'm not a lawyer, but my armchair opinion is: not legally, no. You don't hold the copyright, and there is no special exception in the law for subjects. In fact, consider that this is how many photographers earn their living: selling photographs to the people photographed. In this case, if you look at the licensing options for that photo, I see choices for ...


AFAIK copyright is initially owned by the person who snapped the image, which is not you. You, being one of the subjects, can sign a release, stating that you permit certain or all uses of the photo. Your release is one of the releases needed for the photo to be used commercially - all identifiable individuals need to provide similar releases for the photo ...

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