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Will photographers do green screen photos with fictional backgrounds?

My fiancée and I want to have our engagement photos done. Rather than pose in front of scenic backdrops, we'd like to have photos taken in front of a green screen, then have vistas from video games that are special to us inserted behind us. For instance, in the finished product, we're in front of the castle from Super Mario 64 or a Paris nightclub from Sly Cooper. Is this something that professional photographers can/will do? I know there's green screen photo places, but will they add the game backgrounds that we provide? Are there licensing/copyright issues in play that will get in the way of this?
posted by Servo5678 on Aug 21, 2013 - 7 answers

Selling my photo of someone else's art

Someone has asked to license a photo I took of someone else's art. I have no right to the artist's work; I took the photo at a museum. I have no intention of licensing my photo unless and until appropriate arrangements are made with the artist and museum. How to proceed? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Jan 14, 2013 - 12 answers

Copyright Law and Advertisements

Can I legally reprint an ad from 1930, or an ad from 1990 for that matter, in a pamphlet that I will profit from? If not, how can I get rights to do so? [more inside]
posted by curiositykilledthelemur on Jun 8, 2010 - 5 answers

Is weblocal.ca's use of Flickr photos illegal?

Is weblocal.ca's use of Flickr photos illegal? [more inside]
posted by oulipian on Mar 17, 2010 - 9 answers

Competitor is using a photo of me without permission.

My competitor is using a photo of me and a profile page about me on their website. What can I do (in the US)? [more inside]
posted by lapsang on Nov 12, 2008 - 12 answers

Does my Flickr photo infringe on a trademark? Do I have to remove it?

Does my Flickr photo infringe on a trademark? Do I have to remove it? [more inside]
posted by bryanjbusch on Sep 16, 2008 - 21 answers

Do they own my son's likeness now?

I just had my son's pictures taken at a national portrait studio that I'd never used before. The back of my receipt says, "[Studio name] reserves the right to use any portrait for advertising, promotions, and display purposes." [more inside]
posted by peep on Dec 3, 2007 - 20 answers

How can I do right by this photographer?

I would like to use a Creative Commons-licensed photo in the top-of-the-page banner of a web site I am developing. The photo has this license. What is the best way to fairly attribute the photo and respect the photographer's wishes? [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Sep 3, 2007 - 4 answers

How should my friend and I handle the copyright violation of one of his photos?

My friend snapped a photo of me which was used for the cover of a for-profit magazine without his permission. We contacted the magazine about their copyright violation, but their offer was paltry with regard to normal rates for the use of photographs. [more inside]
posted by bryanzera on May 14, 2007 - 33 answers

Seeking the photographer. Really. I want to ask you a question.

I've read through the AskMe archives, and I didn't really find an answer to my question. We found a photo on Flickr that we want to use as a banner on the site for our new production of a play that is in the public domain. I've mocked up the banner and tried to contact the owner of the photo. . . but what if she doesn't contact us back? [more inside]
posted by Medieval Maven on Jun 30, 2006 - 27 answers

Someone is using my photo without permission

I post photos of my dogs onto my personal website. I just found someone on Ebay selling prints and t-shirts using a photo of one of my dogs. [more inside]
posted by disaster77 on Mar 21, 2006 - 38 answers

Who owns Abu Ghraib photos?

How does the New Yorker control the rights to the infamous Abu Ghraib photos? [more inside]
posted by Brian James on Jul 7, 2005 - 1 answer

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