War, the latest visitor to Syria's fabled Palmyra Syria's fabled desert Greco-Roman oasis of Palmyra saw its last tourist in September 2011, six months after the uprising began. Its most recent visitors are violence and looting. Ancient Palmyra now bears the scars of modern warfare but also greed in the form of pillaged tombs. The UNESCO-listed "pearl of the desert" world heritage site in Homs province, just over 200 kilometres (130 miles) northeast of Damascus, was one of the most important cultural centres of the ancient world. Images and soundbites
Also referred to as third party rights or underlying rights. The most common releases are model and property releases. They are designed to ensure that the people and owners of the property in the footage gave permission for themselves or their property to be used in a commercial context.
Do I need a release?
You are reporting for a newsworthy event or illustrating a subject of general interest.
This is editorial use
Releases are not necessary. Edit away to your hearts content.
You are helping sell or promote a product, a company, goods, services or raise money.
This is commercial use
Does the footage contain identifiable people, buildings, products, logos or works of art?
You will need to consider releases.
Please contact us for further advice and assistance.