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by Mariagarcia82
Fri Jun 25, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Copyright on old B&W photos and selling a colourised version
Replies: 7
Views: 4227

Re: Copyright on old B&W photos and selling a colourised version

Hi Mariagarcia, As I explained in my earlier replies, if you are based in the UK and are uncertain about whether a photograph you would like to use is in the public domain or not, you can apply for an orphan works licence which will indemnify you against any claims if the copyright owner does come ...
by Mariagarcia82
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Copyright Law
Topic: Copyright on old B&W photos and selling a colourised version
Replies: 7
Views: 4227

Re: Copyright on old B&W photos and selling a colourised version

I recently commissioned a graphic designer to colourise a favourite black and white photograph, from 1880 as a gift. The file that the designer worked on was located from Wiki Commons and marked as being in the public domain and the author 'Unknown'. I am now in possession of a fully coloured digit...