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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:38 pm 
Hi Everyone
I've took some images of candy called "Softmints Ice" product of Cadbury Ltd, but I just did it for testing my studio setup so it wasn't something official.
Now when i checked those images they are looking quite cool and that's where question arise:
* Can i a ask "Cadbury Ltd" if they want to buy high resolution images for one of there products?
* Is it legal to take product photos without the manufactures permission?

Do let me know
Regards
Anas

here's the quick look for those images
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Softmints Ice by Anas Ahmad, on Flickr


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:58 pm 
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I'm pretty sure it's legal to photograph the product, but to post them online...not entirely sure.
I highly doubt they will sue you for it though, if anything it's free promotion. I also doubt the company will buy your images (I've tried mailing similar companies, never got a response).

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:11 pm 
Nice shots
You won't need a lawyer,

Yes ask Cadbury ltd
yes you can shoot products without the manufactures permission.

But just don't publish them to make money (let'S say those photos are in a art gallery and people pay to visit the gallery). And the big no no changing the logo or brand name. This depends the country you live in also.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:54 pm 
Citruspers & lowliferider: thanks for writing

my intentions to put these images on internet is only to showcase my work, nothing else :)


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