Revered Manchester rockers, the Stone Roses are facing a photographer’s boycott over a dispute about who owns the rights of any professional photos snapped of the band on their sold out reunion tour!
The band offered a contract to photographers stating that they, the Stone Roses would offer the photographer a payment of £1/$1.50 for exclusive rights to the image and they would be able to reproduce this image without any further reference or payment to said photographer. The photographer would also have to supply the band with all digital copies of the image upon request.
Currently, under British law, the photographer owns the rights to his/her image and usually when they agree to sell those on, it is for a hell of a lot more than a £1!!! Continue Reading