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Image rights: A review of the basics for photographers

Graham   •     •   Uncategorized

Whenever you shoot a photo of a recognizable person, the individual in the photo has a separate set of image rights. Photographers are sometimes surprised to learn that owning the copyright to a photo does not give them all the rights to their work. In many situations, the people depicted in a work also have control over how it is used, and in some countries these rights may not even let you publish a photo without the subject’s permission.

Here’s an review of image rights in several countries and how they apply to photography.


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