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At 11:07 PM 8/7/98 -0700, you wrote: >I've been recently chastised by relatives for taking an opportunistic >snap of a minor media celebrity (mirror reflection in dark restaurant) >with my M6 35mm. Apparently I needed his/her permission for taking a >snap. While I do this discretely (as quietly as an M6 can whisper) and Did they own the place? If not, then you having nothing to worry about unless you start selling the picture as posters, or for ads or something like that. You don't need anyone's permission to take their photograph unless you are going to make a commercial profit off of it. Editorial, no release needed. Of course, did the establishment had a prohibition on photography? On private property, the owner sets the photo rules. Not the celebrity who is visiting. - -- Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch After all is said and done, usually more is said.