Posts Tagged Arne Svenson

Svenson Again

As discussed in our prior articles (here, here, and yet again here) residents of an apartment building in the uber trendy Tribeca area of Manhattan, sued fine art photographer Arne Svenson for photographing them without obtaining their consent.  Svenson had photographed residents including partially unclothed children, while in their own apartments.  There was no dispute that […]

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Svenson II

As we predicted, the NY appellate court has upheld the decision of the lower court in dismissing the claims of persons who were photographed without giving their written consent.  See our original piece: One Size Does Not Fit All , for the basic facts. In this New York case, brought under the New York Civil […]

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State of Confusion

A while back we did a piece about New York photographer, Arne Svenson, who photographed his neighbors in their apartments through their open windows and without their permission. A couple whose children had been photographed in their apartment, sued him. You can read the whole story here if you missed it the first time. Short […]

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One Size Does Not Fit All

We have both been getting questions from photographers looking for a one-size fit all answer to questions. Many people quote a specific case to support their flawed business practice or disregard of the law. We have always tried to emphasize that many examples and many situations are very much case dependent, meaning the answers are […]

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