STOLEN PHOTOS ONLINE

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

2020-03-27T12:28:59+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 [...]

A Successful Strategy Against Copyright Infringement

2020-01-22T13:40:18+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

When copyright infringement keeps you awake at night, a solid strategy against it is needed. Learn from our experience and fight together 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 belongs to you. [...]

How Was the Idea for PhotoClaim Born? An Interview with Nico Trinkhaus

2020-01-22T11:42:26+00:00January 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Introducing Success Stories by PhotoClaim! ’To Capture all the European capitals and raise global awareness of image theft‘, Nico Trinkhaus, PhotoClaim’s founder, talks about his goals and dreams. PhotoClaim: How old were you when you had the camera in your hands for the very first time? Nico Trinkhaus: Must have been [...]

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

2020-01-10T12:47:00+00:00January 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Are you up to date with the copyright law? Today we share important information for all the Internet users, content creators and photographers. ©Jirapong Manustrong According to the European Court of Justice jurisdiction, Internet users are required to ask for a photographer’s permission before publishing their images, even if the pictures [...]

The Importance of Deleting an Infringed Image from the Server

2019-12-05T12:50:52+00:00December 5th, 2019|Tags: , , |

There is a certain set of activities which should be conducted after you use someone’s photo without their consent. Do you know how important it is to delete the image from the server?  ©Canva Every single day we find hundreds of stolen photos online. Did you happen to use an image [...]

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