Q1: When and why was this website created?
A: This website, launched in September 2016, celebrates the life and work of the late Fan Ho (1931 – 2016), whose photographs of Hong Kong in the 1950s and 1960s inspired photographers worldwide. It also serves as an official platform for announcements and fact verification by Fan Ho’s Trust and Estate.

Q2: Is this the authenticate website of Fan Ho’s family?
A: Yes, Fan Ho Trust and Estate was formed by Fan Ho’s family and authenticated the setup of this Website. In addition to this website, there is also the authenticate Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FanHoForgetMeNot.

Q3: Who has the copyright of Fan Ho’s artworks?
A: Fan Ho’s Trust and Estate is the exclusive owner of the copyright in Fan Ho’s works.

Q4: Can I download images from this website?
A: No. The materials on this website are copyright Fan Ho’s Trust and Estate and are not for download.

Q5: Who is the authorized representative of Fan Ho?
A: Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong is the sole authorized representative for Fan Ho’s Trust and Estate. All other prior representations were revoked.

Q6: There are explicit remarks throughout this website about legal copyright ownership of Fan Ho’s artworks and on warning of possibly fraudulent misrepresentation. It seems there are confusions on both issues. Can you comment?
A: Fan Ho’s Trust and Estate commenced an action to address questions raised concerning ownership of the copyright in Fan Ho’s works in late December 2017. The dispute before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California was ultimately resolved amicably, and included confirmation of Fan Ho’s Trust and Estate are the sole owners of the copyright in his and derivative works.

Q7: Was there any lawsuit filed and can you provide information?
A: United States federal court proceedings are public records. They can be searched and viewed on various on-line venues such as pacer.gov (17-CV-06520-PJH).

Q8: Where do I go if I am interested in purchasing Fan Ho’s artwork?
A: Please contact Blue Lotus Gallery for inquiries and the sales of artwork.

Q9: Are there any vintages for sales?
A: Yes, autographed vintages by Fan Ho are still available for purchase through Blue Lotus Gallery.

Q10: Who can I contact for inquiries other than sales?
A: For general inquiries, Fan Ho’s Trust and Estate can be reached at Photographer.FanHo@gmail.com (primary), Photographer.FanHo@outlook.com or Photographer.FanHo@yahoo.com. For sales or press requests, please contact Blue Lotus Gallery

問1:這個網站在何時創建,用意是什麼?
答:這網站在2016年9月發布,旨在紀念已故何藩先生(1931-2016)的生平和藝術。他的照片在香港50和60年代啟發了世界各地的攝影師。此網站也是何藩產業信託的官方平台,進行公告和事實驗證。

問2:這網站是何藩家人認可的嗎?
答:是的,這網站是由何藩家人成立的何藩產業信託認証。除了這個網站,還有https://www.facebook.com/FanHoForgetMeNot 的面書專頁。

問3:誰擁有何藩先生的作品版權?
答:何藩產業信託是何藩先生所有作品的獨家版權者。

問4:我可以從這個網站下載圖片嗎?
答:不可以,本網站上的材料的版權是何藩產業信託所擁有,不得下載。

問5:何藩先生的授權代表是誰?
答:香港藍蓮畫廊(Blue Lotus Gallery)是何藩產業信託的唯一授權代表。所有先前的代表,均被撤銷。

問6:這網站有明確的字句,說明何藩先生作品的合法版權所有及可能存在欺詐性或虛假陳述的警告。以上兩個問題,似乎有一些混淆,你能評論嗎?
答:何藩產業信託於2017年12月底採取法律行動解決有關何藩先生的作品版權問題,在美國北加州地方法院最終得到解決,結果包括確認何藩產業信託是何藩先生的作品及其衍生作品的獨家版權者。

問7:對於以上訴訟,你能提供其他信息嗎?
答:美國聯邦地方法院的記錄是公開的在互聯網上例如pacer.gov或其他網站可以搜索和閱讀(17-CV-06520-PJH)。

問8:如果我有興趣購買何藩先生的作品,我該怎麼辦?
答:請向藍蓮畫廊查詢有關銷售問題。

問9:你們還有何藩先生的原作品以供銷售嗎?
答:有的,我們仍有何藩先生親筆簽名的原作,可以通過藍蓮畫廊購買。

問10:除銷售外,我可以向誰查詢?
答:關於一般查詢,可以通過Photographer.FanHo@gmail.com(主),Photographer.FanHo@outlook.comPhotographer.FanHo@yahoo.com與何藩產業信託聯繫。有關銷售或公關問題,請聯繫Blue Lotus Gallery