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I would add something. Asking Coca Cola itself might clarify things. Companies are usually worried about their trademark and copyright properties being diluted. They are not worried about going after every reproduction, especially if it enhances their brand value. Of course this is subjective, and yet, it might save money if you are worried about the expense ...
There's four possible copy rights to consider here: The Coca-Cola logo is a trademark, so reproduction is heavily restricted. A logo simply appearing in a photo doesn't necessarily mean you can't sell it, but if it's the primary subject then you're commercialising Coke's trademark. The logo was hand-painted by someone, and either they or Coca-Cola (e.g. if ...
I am not a lawyer in any country but my general understanding is that a lot depends on which country you are in but in general and in most countries you need to have permission to take photographs on private property, in many you need model releases from the people that you photograph and there can be real land mines if there any minors in the shot without ...
Yes, always ask for permission. Contact them with a full description of the pictures you want to take, the location where they will be taken. Show previous work you've done (prints or web sites) If they do not want you on their campus, do not push it and find another space. good luck.
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