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photo:copyright [2018/07/02 21:35]
gary1 [copyright law and photography in Australia]
photo:copyright [2018/11/20 20:24] (current)
gary1 [copyright and photography in Australia]
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     * **commissioned photographs where a client pays the photographer** (I will only include the current rule, not pre-1998): ​     * **commissioned photographs where a client pays the photographer** (I will only include the current rule, not pre-1998): ​
       * if the photographs are taken for "​private or domestic"​ purposes such as family portraits or wedding photos, then the client owns the copyright BUT the photographer has the right to restrain use of the photograph for purposes other than for what it was commissioned. ​       * if the photographs are taken for "​private or domestic"​ purposes such as family portraits or wedding photos, then the client owns the copyright BUT the photographer has the right to restrain use of the photograph for purposes other than for what it was commissioned. ​
-      * if the photographs are for commercial purposes, then copyright resides with the photographer unless agreed otherwise, however, the client may still have implied licence to make reproductions if it is for the commercial purpose as agreed.  +      * if the photographs are for commercial purposes, then copyright resides with the photographer unless agreed otherwise, however, the client may still have implied licence to make reproductions if it is for the commercial purpose as agreed.  
 +    * creative performances may be subject to copyright law with each aspect of a performance subject to copyright such as the music, scripts, background scenery or costumes, and choreography,​ hence to video or photograph a performance,​ even one with your own child in it, may require a licence (([[https://​www.abc.net.au/​news/​2018-11-21/​copyright-on-childrens-performances/​10515302]])) ​
   * **copyright duration:​** ​   * **copyright duration:​** ​
     * copyright of photographs last for the life of the creator plus 70 years (but if the government owns it then it is 50yrs from 1st published or indefinite if never published), but for photographs taken prior to 1st Jan 1955, their copyright has expired. ​     * copyright of photographs last for the life of the creator plus 70 years (but if the government owns it then it is 50yrs from 1st published or indefinite if never published), but for photographs taken prior to 1st Jan 1955, their copyright has expired. ​
photo/copyright.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/20 20:24 by gary1