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Property Releases For Aircraft Photos  
User currently offlineAye29 From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3425 times:

Under what circumstances would I need to get a property release for a photo of an aircraft? Would I need one to upload an image of a commercial/private/military aircraft to this site? What if I want to sell an image either as a print or the rights to use the image?


aye29
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User currently offlineSluger020889 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 456 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 3370 times:



Quoting Aye29 (Thread starter):
Would I need one to upload an image of a commercial/private/military aircraft to this site?

Some private jet owners are touchy about photographers taking pictures of their aircraft. Other than that no release should be needed to upload pictures to this site.

And as for sales, I know Alaska Airlines doesn't like it but other than that I don't think there's a problem.

Joey



I would love to fly a cargo plane full of rubber dog shit out of Hong Kong!
User currently offlineCalgaryBill From Canada, joined May 2006, 686 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3325 times:

It depends on copyright laws in your country. Generally, if the logo of the aircraft is your primary subject or if the photo was taken from private property (including things like cockpit shots) then it certainly won't hurt to get a property release.

Pictures taken from public property where the logo is not the dominant subject should not require a property release.

Seriously though, if you plan to "go pro" then get a legal opinion.

B


User currently offlinePrat From Canada, joined Jun 2005, 229 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3288 times:

A property release should not be needed for A.net purposes unless you intend on selling the images, in which case you may need one.

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