It's a bird

by Vian Esterhuizen

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Here's the text from the proposal that's causing the stir, and it's indeed troublesome to say the least: Considers that the commercial use of photographs, video footage or other images of works which are permanently located in physical public places should always be subject to prior authorisation from the authors or any ...


Here is the draft on "harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society": Note the paragraph numbered 16. There are amendments here: ...


One possibility is the combination of a long exposure time + flash; you do the long exposure for the sky and, at the end of the exposure, you use a flash/strobe to expose the house/model (in this case). Of course you have to take into account the placement of the flash, so it wouldn't shine directly at your lens, but I believe this is possible.


but let's say the photographer didn't have possibility to turn off the light there... Why not? You are making it artificially complicated by not allowing it without knowing if it was indeed not possible. Maybe he just did it this way. Turning a light off can be as simple as covering it with something. Take a look at how the shadows of the framework ...

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