IMAGE THEFT

“I kept photographing everything that I could find…”, meet Manuel Becker

2021-06-09T20:29:53+00:00January 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

"PhotoClaim cases have shown, that companies who want to steal a photo won’t care about that and simply remove my name from my photos." Manuel Becker, landscape photographer and the founder of Locationscout, shares the insights into his professional career and experience with image theft. ©Manuel Becker PhotoClaim: How old were [...]

“I truly hope I will never take the perfect image…”, Kai Hornung talks about passion for photography

2021-06-08T21:03:45+00:00January 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

"I have come to the conclusion that it is just natural for an artist to always be searching for the ultimate image and to steadily improve. Along with that comes frustration sometimes. But I enjoy this as a creative journey." Let's dive into this journey with Kai Hornung, internationally awarded German photographer. PhotoClaim: How [...]

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 [...]

My Biggest Copyright Win, a story by Jacob Roskam

2020-12-15T15:33:22+00:00August 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When one copyrighted photo is being used in countless publications without photographer’s consent… Jacob Roskam shares the story about the long way he went through to claim his image copyrights. He also talks about how he set up a cooperation with PhotoClaim to protect his photos.   ©Jacob Roskam [...]

’We Were Made for This’, How do we Keep the Company Going Remotely Since… its Foundation

2020-07-01T11:32:42+00:00May 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Remote work became a new reality for a lot of businesses. Living rooms turned into offices and meetings are now held in virtual conference rooms. A lot of people had a rather hard time adjusting to the new working conditions. Why would we create a company that was designed to operate only remotely and how [...]

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. [...]

Coming Back to Where the Heart Beats Faster. We Travel Across Andalusia With Jürgen Heitmann

2020-03-25T14:00:05+00:00March 25th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

‘The climate, the diversity of landscapes, the people? Maybe a bit of it all’ – Jürgen Heitmann talks why he had come back to Andalusia, how he came up with the idea for photo tours and discovered that his photos are being stolen online.  ©Jürgen Heitmann PhotoClaim: How old were you [...]

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 [...]

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