Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/04/09

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Subject: [Leica] Taking photos during school play
From: firkin at (Alastair Firkin)
Date: Sat Apr 9 00:05:25 2005
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Sad world we are moving towards Gerry :-(

On 08/04/2005, at 4:30 PM, Gerry walden wrote:

> I am sorry, but I think the drama director was absolutely right if 
> maybe a little over zealous under the circumstances. The production, 
> the stage set, the costumes, the lighting etc. etc. would all have 
> been copyright in their own right so it is not only the copyright of 
> Rogers and Hammerstein that has to be taken into consideration.
> You would quite likely have been banned for totally different reasons 
> here in the UK. About 99% of all photography in schools is now banned 
> in case you are a paedophile, and if I am doing any commercial job 
> involving school children (e.g. a charity cheque presentation to the 
> school) the school has to ensure the specific permission of the 
> parents of every single child involved. My own daughter (estranged 
> from me) raised hell recently because her son was included in the 
> class photo.
> Gerry
>  Gerry Walden


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