Better to ask then beg for forgiveness later

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by go2moto, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. go2moto

    go2moto Adventurer

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    I am working on a documentary film project about riders. I wanted to add some "ADV Rider" type of photos to it. Rather then go to Google and right click a few, I had a better idea. I want to ask you to use your picture. I will compile those into a short 2 min Promo video that I will use to then promote the film. All I can offer is your name in the credits next to your pic if I select it. If the film gets picked up I can send you some perks like a finished DVD. So dig in your album and send me your one favorite ona reply here on ADV. Once I get the video promo together you will get a copy of it for your final approval before It goes public. A release allowing your image will be provided. This is not a film to promote my tour company.

    Thanks,
    Dan Patino

    • File not too large
    • Your name and or your username
    • Where it was taken


    Thanks and send away.....:ricky
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  2. It'sNotTheBike

    It'sNotTheBike Banned

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    So, you're willing to take stuff for free and then use it for your own personal gain ?


    That's pretty pathetic, given that you are running a motorcycle-related business
    which more than likely stands to benefit from the publicity generated by the photos
    you are asking people to provide for free.


    Using photos which belong to others without asking would result in a bit more than
    needing to "beg for forgiveness", it would probably require you to spend some time in court
    answering the question of why you used things which did not belong to you and could very
    well result in you being required by the court to compensate those who owned the photos.



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  3. Dances_With_Trees

    Dances_With_Trees Been here awhile

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    Hey Dan,

    Due to the fact that you're a Colorado based tour company would you prefer Colorado photos?
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  4. go2moto

    go2moto Adventurer

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    It's not so much the location. It is what the picture says. I have a ton and could just use my own. That seems a bit self serving. The film is not about me, but the riding public. The film will have nothing to do about my company or Colorado specifically.
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  5. LoneTraveler

    LoneTraveler Captain Zoomtastic

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    You might want to consider creating some sort of legal document that sets guidelines for what the images will be used for, who will see it, how it will be exhibited, etc, etc. Could help protect intellectual property and possibly assuage any fears of loss of rights, etc.
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  6. go2moto

    go2moto Adventurer

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    Thanks. Anything used I will have a release. I will message back and inform those I picked with a release form. They will be able to preview it in the drafted video before released live. This also goes to those I interview or have in the film. This is a documentary independent project. Not to be used in a promo for my tour business or any product, just a film. The 2 min promo film is then shown on a public platform to get backing to make the full feature film.
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  7. Horton

    Horton Been here awhile

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    Sounds like you want to make a newes "On any Sunday" movie. . .


    I didn't clearly understand, what should have to be in the photo. Only a bike, or a bike and a "nightmare" (for example). . .
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  8. evanqueen

    evanqueen Learning Contentment

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    He wouldn't be taking anything. People would be GIVING their pics for free, he is asking for them. If you don't want to send a pic don't. Your response was pathetic, not go2moto asking for pics. Get a life.....
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  9. GB

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    Not in the Pics forum, moved to Vendors.

    Please read the site and forum rules in regards to commercial enterprises and copyright issues.
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  10. 4corners14

    4corners14 Been here awhile

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  11. ghostryder

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    The guy was asking for people to VOLUNTARILY submit photos. You don't want him using your stuff....don't submit anything.
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  12. Cycleman4

    Cycleman4 Been here awhile

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    :rofl:rofl
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  13. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Typical of most of his responses. He must be a very unhappy person.:deal

    I wish I had some worth photos, but all mine are road based, or mechanics based.

    Jim :brow
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