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
Search results for "watermark"
OK, so I've been playing with the new search feature on Google.Have any of you been doing the same?I have to admit there have been some good and bad results so far.Good in that it is great to find where my images are being used, online.Bad in that during the course of the hits that I have found, I seem to have found more images being illegally used, than the legally used ones.As fa as the ones that are producing hits [outside of the dreamstime and or its affiliated stock libraries]... continue reading
Hello everyone!Just a small reminder for the photographers that use social networks like facebook to promote their workPLEASE USE WATERMARK OVER YOUR IMAGES! Even the web sized ones!You won't like to see your images used on the web with out knowing if it was stolen or downloaded, specially for non exclusive photographers!Secure your potential sales even the small ones!Wish you great sales! Cheers :) continue reading
Although the image displayed on the agency web site is watermarked, it doesn't seem to stop a few people from copying them and then adjusting the exposure and contrast to disuse the watermark and use without paying the small licensing fee.After visiting my favorite downtown Sushi restaurant and noticing that they had a new menu, I picked one up to see what was new. When I arrived home later I had a closer look and almost couldn't believe my eyes when I closely examined the cover. The photograph... continue reading
I was highly intrigued by the idea of blogging.There are so many great photographers on Dreamstime.Also, as a designer you can never vent enough about clients and their work.I've been a graphic designer for the passed 7 years.I LOVE what I do, I must admit, I am no writer or photographer.My favorite client story from the passed year, was a client I did a trade show display for.I had a great photo from here at dreamstime, that I comped in.No sense in wasting money on an image I... continue reading
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