“Can I put a photo I took of a statue on my book’s cover?”

“Can I put a photo I took of a statue on my book’s cover?”

Q –

Hi Angela,

I have a question regarding cover art. I have a photograph that I took of a statue that I would like to use as cover/back cover art for a book I’ve written. The statue sits in a public space but on the campus of a private university. Do I need permission to use this image?

– T.R.


A –

Aaaah, the easiest questions I receive are the ones I can Google in mere seconds. 😉

Your answer is RIGHT HERE.

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