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Can a tripod be used on the grounds of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich?

It can't be a by-law, as it's private property; it can only be a 'management decision' & frankly they can be as capricious as they like. I've been there with a full film crew & 100 movie ...
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Editor's rights to results of processing photographer's RAW image file?

In general: no rights at all. Somebody posting something on the web doesn't give you a right to edit it. Typical retouching isn't going to count as creating something "materially new" - it would be ...
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Model Using Photographs Without Permission?

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 ...
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Right to use a photo taken at a Russian train station

To confirm, you should ask for permission to make photos of Russian railroad. Here is web page with information about this (in Russian). Unfortunately I do not find this page in English on the web ...
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Editor's rights to results of processing photographer's RAW image file?

I'm not a lawyer; if this extends beyond idle curiosity, go see one. ... have I created something materially 'new' to which I now can claim my own (limited?) copyright? You've created what's ...
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TV show is asking to use a photo, what now?

They're banking on the hope that your desire to have one of your images used in their production (or maybe in the promotion of their production, you haven't exactly made that clear) will overcome your ...
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What is the impact of the EU discussion on restricting freedom of panorama?

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 ...
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How to obtain high resolution photographs for personal use?

In this particular case, you will find by clicking on the photo details of that page that the image is sourced from the Wikimedia Commons, a collection of images and other media licensed by creators ...
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How to obtain high resolution photographs for personal use?

It never hurts to email or otherwise ask. Them accepting is not sure and will vary greatly depending on the person. A digital image is highly valuable, so if the person taking the photo is a ...
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What am I legally entitled to do with a photograph I've purchased?

If you purchase a professional photograph (as in a print) then what you get to do is display the goods you've bought so that you and others can look at it, admire it and enjoy the memories/feelings ...
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Right to use a photo taken at a Russian train station

Unfortunately, Russian regulations do not allow the use of images of any railway structure for commercial purposes, without permission from Russian Railways.
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Do I deserve credit for photos I took for work?

Photographs, paintings, drawings, sculptures, created by an employee in the course of employment (on-the-clock), are covered by a common-law copyright. The employer owns this copyright. An expectation ...
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How to obtain high resolution photographs for personal use?

I think Ital's answer is very good. In addition, I think you need to understand that your "personal use" is exactly what a professional fine art photographer is looking to sell a picture for. I would ...
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Can a tripod be used on the grounds of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich?

Tetsujin is correct in that they can make any rules they like. But much depends on whether you are a problem or not. Look around and observe the people flow. Work to stay out of the flow, out of ...
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What is the impact of the EU discussion on restricting freedom of panorama?

Here is the draft on "harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society": http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//NONSGML+COMPARL+PE-546....
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Looking for info on photographer/camera settings for AppleTV Stock screensaver photos

Advice on getting image files out of Apple TV (so you could peek at their EXIF info directly) is clearly beyond scope of this site, but you could try your luck with taking a photo of the screen and ...
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