Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica Photography
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Fri, 07 Aug 1998 19:45:12 -0500

At 07:50 AM 8/7/98 -0600, you wrote:

>Unfortunately, for some contests now, model releases are requested.  This
>puts an unrealistic burden on the candid street photographer, requiring

Likely because they plan to use winners in advertising. Some contests are
actually come-ons to get cheap photos. Notice the small print, saying you
sign over all rights to the picture.

Be very careful what you sign off on when you enter a contest!
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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