By "random", I mean shots of people, places, or things that are in a photo but not the primary subject, or event photos, or candid shots.
The main point of the post is; Do photos, which would require a release if sold commercially, still require a release if their sole use will be in a portfolio which will be used to solicit work, i.e. advertising?
Perhaps I should have made this a poll.
An example of what I'm getting at is; You have a photo of person A (no release) in your portfolio and a friend of theirs hires you in part because of the photo of person A and then tells person A about that photo.
I'm not looking for legal advice. I'm looking for opinions from other photographers.
I'm sure someone has photos in their portfolio which fall into this category. If I only displayed photos in my portfolio which had a release for the identifiable people in it, my portfolio would be a fraction of what it is now.
Again, thanks in advance.
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