Does a model have rights over photos I took of her?

I took some photos of an aspiring model to help her get work. Can I sell those photos? She wants a piece of anything I make from sales of photos she is in. Does she have rights to all the photos, or just the ones where you can see her face?

Michael on May 30, 2012

You own the copyright, but she owns rights to her likeness. So you can’t sell images of her (where she can recognize herself) without her permission. She only has privacy/publicity rights in the images where she can recognize herself.

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