The joy of finding out where your images have been used

Elegant woman & Airedale Terrier dog on vacation

Hi everyone,

I am so excited and just wanted to share with you all that I have just found out that one of my images, the one with myself and my pet Airedale Terrier dog Mordi on the beach,was used in the latest edition of the Dogs Victoria Magazine. The Dogs Vic Magazine is the Australian Canine Council organization and part of the Australian Kennel Club. The photo was on the first inside page on the Presidents page, in full color. I was amazed and only found out through a friend.

I am a member of an online Airedale Terrier group on Facebook and have many good friends in that group, most of who show their pet Airdale dogs. One of my closest friends emailed me immediately after she received the October issue of the Dogs Victoria Magazine and told me that my photograph of Mordi and myself was on the first inside page on the Presidents page. Wowser!!! I was thrilled.

I only know of where one other image has been used, which was the Brisbane City lights festival photograph and it was used in a Brisbane tourist magazine of what to do in Brisbane.

The Brisbane City Festival of Lights September 12

I would love to know any advice or hints of easy ways to find out how my images have been used and if anyone could give me some helpful tips on how to search them out I would be grateful.

It is such a thrill when you actually see your images being used and of course I was more than thrilled when my photograph was used in such a prestigious magazine as the Dogs Vic monthly magazine.

Woo Hoo!!!!

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I have been addicted to photography since I was old enough to hold a camera in my hand, although I did not take it too seriously until about 3 years ago. My biggest challenge is challenging myself to do better constantly and to continually lift the bar for myself to achieve excellence. The perfect photo for me is one that is not only technically perfect but carries with it great mood and tells a story.
I also love writing and of course travel. My favorite place in the world to travel is Africa. I spent 2 months in Uganda doing aid work and it transformed my life forever. I am sure a large part of my heart will always remain the rich red soil of Africa and in the smiles of it's beautiful people.

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October 18, 2013

Thankyou Luanateutzi for your helpful advice on finding photos. Much appreciated! :)


October 18, 2013

Well done! Congrats!!!


October 18, 2013

You can find photos with Mozilla. Download the add it...mozilla image serch or something like that. After you have it installed just go on a stock site, click right on the image and press search image by google. I found a lot of photos like this on different sites. Good luck! It's fun finding your images.


October 18, 2013

Great news and interesting to find out who is using your images. You and your dog are famous now :)


October 17, 2013

And thanks to Clearwista - thats useful :-)


October 16, 2013

Thankyou for that searching advice Clearvista. I will definately try it out soon.


October 16, 2013

I copy and paste into a new folder on my desktop the images I want to search for. Open that folder and minimize the folder. I open a new page and open google images on the page, then minimize that page so you have two next to each other. If you left click over the photo you wish to search for and hold that click down. Now move the photo and hover over the space for searching in the images page. Let go of the left button. Images will search and if you are lucky find any web page with your photo on. I have found many this way and it is worth repeating the same photos occasionally as it is sometimes a bit later after purchase that the photo may be used.



October 16, 2013

Congratulations! You are very lucky to be able to see your photos in the magazine! I think a lot of people do not know their own image with which magazine!


October 16, 2013

Thankyou so much. I will have to try that. Not sure how to drag images onto google though (wish I was more tech minded) :(


October 15, 2013

Oh great image. So exciting to see the photo in a magazine. I sometimes spend time dragging my sold images into Google images and do a reverse search. I have found my images in many online articles by doing this, and is great fun to see them being used. All the best to you.