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    I took a close-up picture of an NBA player with MY camera. It's MY picture. Am I aloud to sell it???

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    Jada,

    Yes for Two specific reasons:
    1. The person's name or likeness is PD (Public Domain) happens once you get "famous"
    2. You own the (C) to that particular image

    As long as you do not sell the "master" or "negative" (35mm film) then you can seel the image night and day!

    Haiko

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    WOOOOHHHH!! Thanks Haiko.

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    Uhm, if he was playing a game, there might be a hitch!

    I believe the Fine Print on the back of tickets specifically prohibits taking pictures...at least of games in progress.

    Other than that, I can't think of anything against selling it.

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    I am under the impression (as an ex photographer) that any image you create is your copyright. BUT if you want to sell an image that includes a person as a main part of that image, permission should be got from the person concerned.

    On saying that like Haiko says <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> 1. The person's name or likeness is PD (Public Domain) happens once you get "famous"
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    Leaders right ...

    The back of my Spurs tickets read:

    "The holder agrees not to distribute,transmit or sell (or aide in distributing,transmitting or selling)any discription,account,video, picture or audio or any other form of reproduction for the event for which this ticket was issued"

    Damn ... that print is small [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

    Dave

    [ 12-20-2001: Message edited by: dhelle ]

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    Dave

    You must be the proud owner of an old ticket [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

    Ex Man City supporter

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    Even so, that may not hold water. It could be worth asking a copyright lawyer.

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    If it were Illegal, then how could freelance photographers take pictures of celebrities in their own back yard, and sell them to magazines and tabloids.

    OOPS - I used the free word in this message. Will I get a nasty letter from FREEBIES Publishing Company too? :eek:

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    Gordon...

    Yes ... I save all playoff tickets ... signed by the people I attended the game with.

    I great memento [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]


    Dave

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    Cow Patch,
    When those freelancers take pictures in someones back yard, they are holding a ticket that says it is against some rules, as in Jadas situation....

    Jada, I don't think you could get away with selling them for profit. I have tons of pics of some cool musicians that have come by our radio station...good for my collection, but don't think I could get away with selling posters...

    Tom Pyles

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    I'd go for it Jada!

    That reminds me, I have some nice pics I took of AJ Foyt at his last Indy 500. I snuck down in pitrow and got alot of nice pics. I bought my ticket from a scalper, so I should be ok. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

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