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Subject: [Leica] Question about releases for images of others' property
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:04:21 -0800
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Consult a lawyer, BUT :-) if you are on public property when you take the
photos, then almost certainly you are OK.

On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Susan Ryan <skalte at> wrote:

> LUG family, I need advice.
> Do I need a written release from owners of property for photos I took from
> the public right of way? What about if I was on the property of a business
> during posted business hours? (The place was closed even though the signs
> said it was open, and no one was around to ask permission.) No humans are
> in any images.
> I have images of Como, Colorado that I would like to offer for sale. Some
> I've posted on the LUG in the past. I plan to talk to the property owners
> of the images I have already, offer them photos, explain what my intention
> is, etc. before offering anything for sale, regardless of my legal
> obligations or lack thereof. I want to establish myself as a good neighbor
> and be welcome in the community. The town has a population of 16 so there
> is no anonymity, plus I'd love to be trusted enough to be invited into
> places I wouldn't have access to otherwise.
> Nevertheless, I was just wondering about what legal obligations I need to
> consider.
> Thanks in advance.
> Sue
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