No court or state has established a law—either by statute or through court rulings—creating a right to protect or prevent property from being photographed from a public area, or from that photograph being used editorially or commercially. Thus, no legal reason exists for a “property release,” except perhaps when photographing other copyrighted works or trademarks. Note that some stock agencies require a property release for fear of being sued.Good news for my current project. See the full article for other legal tips.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Some good legal pointers
I was particularly happy to learn the following from the post "Top 10 Misconceptions about Photography and the Law":
Labels: photography law