While most commercial photographers know about copyright laws and the use of a model for their images, it seems the answer isn’t so clear when it comes to travel photography. If you’re traveling the world with your camera, what laws apply for you and for your subject?

You might need to consider what it means, taking photos of people in a foreign country — photos that you may one day print, sell or publish.

I am not here to explain the law to you. (Sorry!) Because there are already plenty of resources to explain that in detail. I am here to discuss how can we practically make use of what we theoretically know. Let’s start with the basics.

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