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10 Things That Classify as Infringement of Your Rights

2021-06-21T14:06:04+00:00November 10th, 2020|Tags: , , |

As a photographer, professional or otherwise, it can be frustrating to find out that someone used your copyrighted images without your permission. A photo infringement. Unfortunately, this happens daily to hundreds, if not thousands, of photographers. The ease of image sharing online and the general lack of understanding about image copyright and photo tracking means [...]

How Photo Thieves Try to Get Away With It

2020-12-28T09:00:16+00:00October 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

’I found it on Google, so I can use it for free‘ – this reasoning comes back like a boomerang when chasing image theft. Sometimes, it might be due to ignorance, but it happens deliberately as well. The lack of copyright knowledge not only does not serve as an excuse for infringement of image copyrights [...]

What is Copyright Protection?

2021-06-08T15:30:21+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Do I have it? Do I deserve it? How do I obtain it? If such questions still cross your mind, you should have all of your doubts clarified once you read this short article about... Copyright protectionLet's put an end to copyrighted images being stolen together. ©stoatphoto What is Copyright Protection? Copyright [...]

What Does Abmahnung – Cease and Desist Letter From Marcin Zieliński Means?

2020-12-23T12:32:58+00:00March 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Did you find a Cease and Desist Letter from Marcin Zieliński in your mailbox? It might because you used some copyrighted images and infringed image copyright laws. How to make sure it is not a scam but a valid email? What to do next? We will provide you with an answer in the next paragraphs. [...]

What Makes Your Photos Prone to Getting Stolen

2020-12-28T09:40:19+00:00March 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |

You are almost there! It seems that you are pretty close to getting your portfolio classified for our picture tracking. Your photos are already quite popular on the web but they are not on the top of image thieves picks, yet! Don’t worry, we have been here before. We’ve got a couple of questions for [...]

500px Updated Their Terms & Conditions – Be Aware of What You Agree For

2020-12-28T09:52:30+00:00February 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Publicity is important. We do not question that. Just be aware of what you agree for. Global photo-sharing platforms may help you get recognition with your work. Just make sure the price for it is not too high. Before you agree for sharing your copyrighted images make sure upon what conditions. Pictures copyright is a [...]

A Successful Strategy Against Copyright Infringement

2020-12-28T10:37:30+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When copyright infringement keeps you awake at night, a solid strategy against it is needed. Learn how to copyright an image. Protect your copyrighted images with us!  ©Canva Have the proof to prove your rights To start with, make sure you are always able to prove that the photo stolen online [...]

Do You Follow EU Copyright Jurisdiction? Photographer’s Permission for Republication Required

2020-12-28T10:54:50+00:00January 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Are you up to date with the EU Copyright Jurisdiction? Today we share essential information for all the Internet users, content creators and photographers about image copyrights and rules on how to protect photos. ©Jirapong Manustrong IMPORTANT UPDATE ON EU COPYRIGHT JURISDICTION According to the European Court of Justice - EU [...]

When You Discover Your Photos Being Sold on a Stock Photo Market

2020-12-28T10:13:39+00:00December 31st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever searched for a picture on a stock photo market? How would you feel if you discovered your photos being sold on a stock photo market without your consent? Puzzled? Read the story below and find out what to do if your photo rights are infringed.   @Canva Stock photo [...]

What Can a Cease and Desist Notice do for Photography?Why PhotoClaim is Using This Tool?

2020-12-28T11:27:04+00:00October 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

You might have come across this weirdly sounding name: Cease and Desist Notice, also called ‘Abmahnung’ in German. What does it stand for? What cease and desist notice for photography and photoprotection have in common? How it is connected with pictures' copyright? Find the answers below. ©Canva In the era of [...]

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