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Tracking Sale Destinations

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Skyoftexas
2 posts
Message posted at 02/21/2013, 12:57:00 PM by Skyoftexas
In another stock site, one can see who bought ones photos. I wish we had that here.


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Miraclemoments
1182 posts
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Message posted at 02/21/2013, 14:43:12 PM by Miraclemoments
Would it be of any use if we knew who was using our images?
Canon 60D I AM A SIGMA AMBASSADOR Sigma 8-16 f4.5-5....

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Afagundes
3243 posts
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Message posted at 02/21/2013, 19:58:49 PM by Afagundes
It would be nice to know, though, I found many of mine surfing on the net and in some magazines.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Canon EF 17-40mm USM f/4L Canon EF 24...

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Wisconsinart
1493 posts
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Message posted at 02/21/2013, 21:44:21 PM by Wisconsinart

Originally posted by Miraclemoments:
Quoted Message: Would it be of any use if we knew who was using our images?


I have one image that was purchased and then edited which makes it unique. THAT image has been stolen by a number of other web sites. It would be nice to know who purchased because then I would know the rest stole the image.

Very rare situation though.
Nikon D800, D100, Canon G15

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Bogdanzagan
288 posts
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Message posted at 02/22/2013, 00:35:31 AM by Bogdanzagan
Never thought about tracing my images... until now. How you can do that?!
Does Google images search can accomplish the task?
Photography I use Nikon 105mm F2.8G, Nikon 35mm F1.8G, Nikon...

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Melonstone
836 posts
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Message posted at 02/22/2013, 10:13:33 AM by Melonstone
I think the reason for not disclosing identities of buyers is that some contributors would try to contact those buyers direct - and buyers just want to buy images & get on with it, they don't want to discuss the images they've bought or be pestered to buy more!

Of course, that's not to say I wouldn't like to know the identities of those who buy my images ;-)
CANON EOS 50D

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Lehmanphotos
139 posts
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Message posted at 02/22/2013, 16:56:03 PM by Lehmanphotos
As most have mentioned at one time or another, it's always nice to know how your images are being used. Maybe just a friendly reminder to buyers each time they complete a project that the photographers like to see the end result of how their work was used.
Canon 50D and assorted lenses.

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