Olympic Photography: the rules, and how to beat them
Olympic Photography Rule 4: Images aren’t to be sold
Any images taken by non-accredited photographers (and, frankly, that’s most of us) at the Olympics are to be used solely for private or domestic purposes. That means you can’t sell them.
The same applies for any videos or audio recordings you may make, according to LOCOG.
In fact, you’re even prohibited from putting audio and video files of the Games on your social media channels.
How to work around this rule
There isn’t a whole lot of wiggle room on this one, but note the social media ban only applies to audio and video. According to the full terms at London 2012, you can post your still images to Facebook all you like.
In fact, you can post them to our Facebook wall!
RULE 1 (and how to beat it)
RULE 2 (and how to beat it)
RULE 3 (and how to beat it)
RULE 4 (and how to beat it)
RULE 5 (and how to beat it)
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on Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 2:00 am under Photography Tips.
Tags: action photography, sports photography