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How Photo Thieves Try to Get Away With It

2020-11-05T08:24:43+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 an infringement but is also [...]

My Biggest Copyright Win, a story by Jacob Roskam

2020-08-19T09:21:38+00:00August 19th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When one picture 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 rights and how he set up a cooperation with PhotoClaim.   ©Jacob Roskam Back in June 1992, I had to photograph a [...]

’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?

2020-04-22T08:23:01+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

©stoatphoto 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. What is Copyright Protection? Copyright is a basic right and a form of protection provided to [...]

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

2020-06-09T09:24:40+00:00March 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Did you find a Cease and Desist Letter (‘Abmahnung’ in German) in your mailbox sent by someone who claims to work with PhotoClaim? 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. ©Canva [...]

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

2020-03-31T12:58:06+00:00March 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |

You are almost there! It seems that you are pretty close to getting your portfolio classified for our monitoring. 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 you [...]

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

2020-02-26T06:57:59+00:00February 26th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Publicity is important. We do not question that. Global photo-sharing platforms may help you get recognition with your work. Just make sure the price for it is not too high.  ©Canva For us, taking care of photographers’ rights means monitoring the internet for stolen photos online, chasing image thieves but also [...]

Roman Robroek – Photographer of the Abandoned

2020-02-24T15:17:25+00:00February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

It all started as a new hobby. Today Roman Robroek, one of the members of our community, works for Europa Nostra, an organization that aims to protect cultural heritage in Europe. Find out how he fell in love with abandoned places and where it led him. ©Roman Robroek PhotoClaim: How old [...]

What Does it Mean ‘to Trinkhaus Someone’ and How Photographers’ Movement is Growing in Bulgaria

2020-02-18T11:08:31+00:00February 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

When you think of Bulgaria, copyright revolution may not be the first thing which comes to your mind. You would probably come up with the development in the tourism industry and some beautiful sandy beaches. In case you did not yet hear the expression ‘to trinkhaus someone’ we will make you familiar with the backdrop [...]

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