Hi Anirudh, 2011/3/10 Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com>: > Hi Yann, > > I spoke with a friend who has been to the museum before. And then > another journalist with FrenchTV is acquainted with you and your work > with Ekta Parishad.
Yeah, she called me this morning! ;o) > On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Yann Forget <yan...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Hi Liam, >> >> 2011/3/10 Liam Wyatt <liamwy...@gmail.com>: >>> Hi Yann, >> >> Well, there are several problems with that. >> >> 1. In order to make good photographs, a tripod will be necessary. I >> doubt they will allow that for the usual fees. > > The National Museum permits the use of tripods on Mondays (for no > extra charge) and for other days a request for permission has to be > filed with the administration. Oh, that's great! >> 2. Seeing the size of the museum, many days will be needed to take >> good photographs (not snapshots) of a sizeable portion of the museum. >> At 300 Rs. each, it would be expensive for me. Actually I might not >> need to pay that much, as I am a resident in India, and I am entitled >> to the Indian fees. > > The differentiation is between Indian and foreign nationals, therefore > you will be required to pay the usual fees for foreigners. This is > for still photography only. No, I have a P.I.O. card, and I only pay the Indian fees when visiting places. >> 3. For some items, there might copyright issues to publish the >> resulting images under a free license. > > Please speak to Mr. Grover in the administration. Apparently, they > have some conditions with regard to publication of pictures taken in > the museum. Every picture should be tagged with "Courtesy: National > Museum, New Delhi" and three copies of the published work must be > placed with the museum. Ok, noted. The museum has a very interesting exhibition on history of Indian alphabets, with diagrams which would be absolutely great for Wikipedia. > Gautam, are there restrictions by copyright law on publishing pictures > of art-work available in publicly-accessible galleries? [We did have > a discussion on this with Pranesh at the last Bangalore Wikipedia > meetup]. > > Yours sincerely, > > anirudh Best regards, Yann _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l