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    Test shoot involving nudity with agency signed model

    I did a test shoot with a model (22yrs old) from a small local agency, the shoot was given the go ahead by her agent but the mood board was not specific about styling at all. As the shoot unfolded and with the complete input and encouragement of the model, the decision was made to shoot one of...
  2. wsDK_II

    VIC Australian Law on Photography in Public Areas?

    Hello, I'm hoping there are some here who can help me out. In the USA, they have the 1st amendment to their constitution which explicitly allows public photography within publicly accessible areas of public buildings, and in public of anything that can be seen from public. Australia has no...
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    VIC What are the laws around publishing and sharing my photography of other people?

    I am a portrait photographer in Australia. I want to publish and share images I have taken on ABC Open and other sites. Some of them show other people (mostly minors/children under 18) who have said yes to me taking their photo, but I have not received their parent\'s permission. Am I allowed to...
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    VIC What are the laws around publishing and sharing my photography of other people?

    I am a portrait photographer in Australia. I want to publish and share images I have taken on ABC Open and other sites. Some of them show other people (mostly minors/children under 18) who have said yes to me taking their photo, but I have not received their parent\'s permission. Am I allowed to...
  5. Valerie Kerr

    ACT Photography in Apartment Block - Breach of Privacy?

    My neighbour breaks all the Body Corporate rules in my apartment block. I often report her for things like: - Parking on grassed common areas regardless of the fact she has 2 car spots. -Watering the plants in her courtyard to the point where she floods the underground carpark. As evidence...
  6. Connor

    NSW Recording and publishing videos taken in a public place if I blur out someone's face.

    Hello, I was just wondering if I can record someone without their permission in a public place and publish it if I blur out their face so they aren't identifiable. Because I know that I can record someone in a public place without their consent but it has to be for personal use. Kind regards...
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    ACT Photography in the Supreme Court - Legal?

    I went to the Supreme Court less than 5 hours ago and while I was there I took a photo of the accused. Can I be arrested or prosecuted if no one saw me take the photo?
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    NSW Photography - Copyright Issues on Taking Photos of Objects?

    Hello, I'm just getting started in photography and considering selling photos/taking photos for my employer as part of marketing. Basically, I'd like to know where I can find good information on Intellectual Property Law in Australia concerning photography? Particularly regarding objects bought...
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    VIC Dating Website Based on Photography - Intellectual Property Law Issues?

    I am looking for information on registering a website that relates to dating apps but not of the same name. My site is based around photography, and will be photographing people from these apps for new shots, to then use as before and afters, and to increase their match rates. Would this...
  10. Kusanagi

    VIC How Strong are Verbal Contracts?

    I couldn't see a specific forum topic for copyright so I'm hoping this one's alright. Last year I produced an independent short film that required the use of an old car, in this case a 1965 EH Holden. By independent I mean it was made by some students, and friends of friends. We successfully...