ASMP — American Society of Media Photographers

5 Inconvenient Facts About Getting Your Photographs Stolen

Screenshot of article posted on FstoppersCross-posted from Fstoppers
[by ]

Have you ever had a photo of yours stolen? Here are some important things you should know about.

Having your photograph stolen by another person or a company can be very frustrating. The mere thought of anything that belongs to you being stolen is of course already irritating in the most general sense. However, if you’re someone who shoots professionally, the implications of your photos being used by someone else can make things even more complicated.

In this article, we’ll talk about a few of the things that you should know about getting your photos stolen to better understand how to proceed with the necessary actions and if it is worthwhile. However, it is important to keep in mind that copyright laws vary from one country or state to another. There are some universally applicable points that are similar for most countries, but it would be best that if ever you deem it necessary, do familiarize yourself with the copyright law of your state and consult a lawyer.

Read more

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.