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UK lawyers are above law or out of law ?

 Today, I discovered an amazing thing about the misuse of pictures downloaded illegally on Dreamstime.By a sudden curiosity, I installed a plugin on my internet explorer to search my photos on the internet. After some research, I came across a site called ELSA, an association of lawyers based in London. I left them a message to remind them that one of their pages is using one of my photos illegally with the Dreamstime watermark without the bottom right credit informations.What do you think... continue reading

Secure Your Models

Ever since I started stock photography in 2006, I started researching on various ways of dealing with sources like models and equipments. Stock photography itself was and is still a very unknown concept to many people outside advertising and publishing field.For equipment I could find rentals and also people who personally rented out their equipment.Though renting equipment seemed cheap it was actually costlier and also risky. There is always a burden of using someone else's equipment which can... continue reading

Misuse pictures with watermark

Recently and by curiosity, I searched some of my picture via Google Image. I found a community site which publish articles from its contributors. In this site, there is a freelancer who used my photo as illustration of her article. Of course I reported to DT but in the mean time, I asked that person to remove the picture or get the license. After three emails exchanges, she replied "fait" which means "done".Later on, I was still curious about her others articles. I browse a little bit further... continue reading

Fraudulent use?

Some weeks ago I used the "report misuse" feature regarding the following site:WATERMARKED IMAGESSince then NO answer from site owner, and NO answer from our support.AND NOW?What to do in such a situation? continue reading

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