geogphotos Posted August 27, 2020 Share Posted August 27, 2020 (edited) I have bought some slides at auction which show a British motor racing driver of the 1960s. I see no other pictures of him on any stock sites. I assume that many of the photos of other cars at Grand Prix and other motors sports events were taken by the racing driver himself. But clearly the ones of him himself were taken by somebody else. So, if we assume that it was his camera and he handed it to his wife ( of the time) for the photos of him posing, sitting in his car, driving around the track - who owns copyright - the driver or his wife? When you pass your camera to somebody else to take a picture of you I bet you assume copyright. Yes? And if the driver and his wife divorce, he marries somebody else, takes the slides with him to the new marriage, then later dies, does the 'old' wife own the copyright or has the 'new' wife inherited it? Edited August 28, 2020 by geogphotos Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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