Sure, there are some artists who would create their art without hope of compensation anyway. I suppose this thread will now hear from a few folks who have just gotten back from Burning Man, are beating the dust off their luggage, and are scanning Metafilter for the first time in a week, like me. Much fun was had by all. I've wondered for a long time how those "girls gone wild" guys get away with shooting and selling this footage without apparently a consent form from the subjects. I made my first trip to Burning Man in and have been back numerous times since. So, why should I not be able to do that?
Burning Man: Inside the world's WILDEST festival
Eric White blackrock nevada artsfestival. Yes, I'll support half-naked ladies. Following the publication of some of my Burning Man photos on the Burning Man Galleries , I was invited by the Burning Man organization to participate as a photographer of its 'DocTeam'. Once there was even a booth that would spank you, assuming you needed it. See my best photos of The Man:
Burning Man: World's wildest festival in Nevada desert pictured | Daily Star
Burning Man Uploaded by Nikolaki8. Use My Facebook Avatar. Come now, our you'll be late for your appointment with the Wicker Man. There's a huge difference between taking pictures for personal use and mass-producing them for profit. I don't find this funny at all; I find it sick and pathetic.
We see that you're using an ad-blocker! As seen in both here and the older thread jannak linked to, there's the obvious rationale that there's no claim towards invasion of privacy- after all, exposing yourself in public hardly merits the idea you had privacy in the first place. Though I support the right of photographers and videographers to take noncommercial images of people in public places, BM is a private event, and its organizers have every right to get legal with these voyeurs. They pay me so that they can control and direct my creative output. It is one of the most unique events I have ever attended.
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