Hmm....I guess the choice is personal here - "copyrightable" captures that 
well. And if a copyright is chosen, perhaps "sweat of the brow" reasoning 
applies? ( anyways, the license 
chosen in this case is not restrictive. 

On 29-Jun-2011, at 11:46 AM, Gautam John <> wrote:

> On 29 June 2011 15:15, Ashwin Baindur <> wrote:
>> We have many people who scan images from books, etc. In those cases we give
>> copyright as applicable, as public domain if they are old. Is the case
>> different in case we take photos from art?
> Very much! A picture of the Mona Lisa is copyrightable. Even if the
> painting of the Mona Lisa is out of copyright.
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