Ben Smith has a nice Wolverine thing going on which actually works pretty well on him…
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This is MY picture. It’s been cropped down and put through some filters, but the picture is still MINE. (Original here.)
I understand people like to “artsy” up pictures, play with filters, etc. But to those of you who do, and chop of watermarks and then don’t put photo credit, etc, on the pictures…. learn your copyright law, and learn it in a hurry.
I am very happy and flattered that people like my photography enough that it gets shared, etc. But when you take people’s pictures (not just mine; anybody’s!) and chop off copyrights and then don’t credit the original photographer, it doesn’t take away the original photographer’s copyrights.
Nor does it make the photograph “yours”!!
You’re doing a disservice to every photographer out there when you don’t credit people’s work. For people like myself who are trying to build name recognition in order to pursue a potential career in the field, you cut off the ability for people to contact me when they like my work. Which means you are potentially cutting me (or any other photographer) off from job opportunities. Didn’t think of that before, did any of you?
As a photographer, nothing is more startling than to be surfing around the web, and stumble across some web site you’re not familiar with, and find one of your own photographs staring back at you. We remember our work. People might manipulate it, but we remember our own work.
Please, please, please, for the love of all that is artsy, and for the sake of every photographer (and any other artist out there), MAKE SURE YOU CREDIT WORK PROPERLY. You’d be pretty annoyed if you were in the same position.
The young guys playing Rock Paper Scissors at the end of practice to decide who was going to have to lug in the milk crate full of pucks. All five of them filled it up, but Kruger got stuck dragging it in.
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