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by Jens Peermann on Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:28 pm
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If I take some pictures of someone who is an identical twin, with the intention to license those pictures, do I need model releases from both twins or will one be OK? Please advise.

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by Jeff Pearl on Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:27 pm
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I would think only from the twin whose photos you are taking and using.
 

by Jens Peermann on Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:10 pm
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Jeff Pearl wrote:
I would think only from the twin whose photos you are taking and using.


That's what I'm not so sure about. There may be a possibility that the identical twin can claim that his/her likeness was used without authorization.
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by signgrap on Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:14 pm
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Jeff Pearl wrote:
I would think only from the twin whose photos you are taking and using.

However that begs the question; since both twins are identical could the photo be mistaken for the twin who's NOT in the photo and could he sue since his likeness is being used without his consent? Interesting question.
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by Mike in O on Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:10 pm
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Just list that your model is left or right handed.
 

by Jens Peermann on Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:16 pm
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Mike in O wrote:
Just list that your model is left or right handed.


???
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by Mike in O on Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:28 pm
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twins_and_handedness
 

by Jens Peermann on Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:34 pm
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Mike in O wrote:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twins_and_handedness


Thanks for the explain. Unfortunately, it's not applicable in my case. I know three sets of identical twins and they all are right-handed.
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