In order to license pictures to stock photography providers, one needs to include a model or property release when needed. For instance, in EyeEm.com they claim that:
- The Eiffel tower by day does not need a property release, however, the Eiffel tower by night does.
- If you own a car you cannot own the property release, as the car manufacturer owns the intellectual rights.
- Pets don’t need a release, however animals in the zoo do.
- The Flatiron building in NYC doesn’t need a property release, however a rubix cube does.
Where can I find this trivia-like information in general? how can I know whether my inanimate subject requires a property release?