Ask an Agent / Tattoos
I have been commissioned to shoot some people with tattoos for an ad campaign for a body wash. Can you tell me if the models in the shots need to be a certain age as they have tattoos?
Thanks for your question. Yes the models do need to be 18 years of age or over if they have tattoos. But hopefully most people with tattoos are anyway.
The other thing to be aware of is that if the design of the tattoo is a unique piece of art it may well be that the creator owns the copyright, and as such is the only person who can authorize others to copy the image. So you may need to get their permission before you reproduce a tattoo in a photograph.
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