[Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Fri Jul 27 03:20:43 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 10:06 PM,  <Birgitte_sb at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Jul 26, 2012, at 5:51 PM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 6:23 PM, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
>>> Copyrights wouldn't apply because you own the copyrights in the pictures you
>>> take.
>> Maybe.  You own the copyright fully if you are the sole contributor of
>> the creative input which went into the picture.  If someone else also
>> contributed, then you might own the copyright in the picture as a
>> derivative work (extending only to your contributions), <snip>
> I hope you don' t my picking out this piece from your email and ignoring the rest. Simply photographing a
> copyrighted work does NOT create a photograph that is a derivative works.

Not necessarily.  Hence the word "might".

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