Freedom of panorama about nonbuilding structures

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Anna
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Freedom of panorama about nonbuilding structures

Post by Anna » Wed Mar 23, 2016 1:33 am

Do nonbuilding structures, e.g. street signs, bridges, railway, walkways, etc. enjoy copyright protection? I know they do not have copyright in the US. What about other countries? Can I shoot them freely?

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Post by Lumberjack » Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:13 am

I would not give it a second thought! Even if they were, it would make most photogrphs illegal and would be unenforceable. I am sure the law has better things to do than prosecute practically everyone who has a camera! :lol:
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Post by AndyJ » Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:16 am

Hi Anna,
No you don't need to worry about mundane or utilitarian objects such as street signs etc.
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Post by Anna » Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:17 am

Lumberjack,

You're probably right. :D

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