Using Photos of Strangers?

Started Apr 16, 2014 | Discussions thread
OP Lisetta Contributing Member • Posts: 562
Re: Using Photos of Strangers?

Danielepaolo wrote:

Lisetta wrote:

Quick question. I believe, but am not certain, that if you sell a photo with anyone in it you need to have a signed model release form from them along with some (often token) compensation.

So if you, for example, had a book with a photo in it of the Washington Monument with people in it who were identifiable but hadn't given signed consent, you couldn't use it, correct?

These people are in a public place so I don't think it matters.

That's what a lot of people think, but it isn't true.

Here's a link to a Steve's Digicam note about it, but I was looking for something more as well.

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