I apologize in advance for the long post. As usual, anytime I write about anything remotely related to Copyright, the kids go crazy. And this post on Twitter’s TOS was no exception. The mob has attacked me. This is nothing new. It also won’t deter me. Pretty much every time I write about something like […]

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Photos on Twitter are a reality and will soon be more closely tied to the service. Right now, many photographers use services like TwitPics to do that. The photo above from an iPhone 4 is representative of many of these photos. And for most of us, that’s not a problem. But what about the pros? […]

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The younger you are – the more likely you are to dislike watermarks on photos. That is the result of my unscientific poll. I’ve read some articles on watermarks lately, including one at Photoshelter that caused me to think I should publish my own thoughts. Grover Sanschagrin makes the case against watermarks here. He makes […]

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Those who follow this site regularly know that I am a strong proponent of Copyright protection from photographers. If you’re someone who doesn’t care if people use your work without your permission, this information won’t be valuable to you. But if you do care about it, you need to know about ImageRights and their new […]

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NOTE: This was cross – posted at GoingPro2010.com Do you actually read the Terms of Service Agreements and EULAs that you sign or click “OK” on? I bet you don’t – but you should. Especially if you are a photographer who worries about people taking your images and profiting by them without your permission or […]

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Since I often write about photography and Copyright I am painfully aware that not only do most people not understand the notion of Copyright protection, most photographers don’t even know much about it. So it stands to reason that having some additional tools will help both groups. When a client buys a print from me, […]

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There are some great photographers who we will never hear about. There are some great images we will never see. Why? Because there are those among us who are in stealth mode. They are so afraid of Copyright infringement that they never, ever show their pictures in public. It’s a shame. These photographers are right […]

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