Model Release Needed for Book Cover
Rebecca Tushnet over at the 43(B)log reports on a recent case in New York where the court determined that the use of a woman’s photograph for a fiction book cover required a model release. This ruling creates an anomaly with other NY cases where the court ruled that a photograph of a person used for a news article does not require a release. The lesson? It’s always safest to get a model release when using a photograph of a person.Check Photo Attorney on Lynda.com, in the Lynda.com Article Center, and on Twitter!