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Katherine L. Lhotka

copy right laws concerning photo's

if I were to take a photo, on a public walkway, of another persons glass art work on that walkway, would I have the copy right laws to that photo? I am new to this, and have taken some fantastic photo's of some blown glass art that was displayed outside of the Glass Art Museum here in Washington. Only the glass art is of a very famous glass blower, and considering how awesome the picture's are, I would like to sell them, but do not know if I have the rights for that since another person is responsible for the actual glass art. Is not photography an art also? I tend to believe it is.

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3/8/2006 7:58:45 PM

Autumn Hernandez   If you're talking about Dale Chihuly's stuff, no, you cannot sell it. Nor can you sell pictures of any of the artwork in downtown Tacoma. That includes that weird stack thing behind the museum, the glass pyramid things in the water, or any of that. If you wanted to make money off of that you have to be commissioned by the city of
Tacoma and then work out a contract with them.

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3/8/2006 8:36:13 PM

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