Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

Pirating and Plagiarizing (via Steve McCurry’s Blog)


This must be my week for reblogging… Steve McCurry shares some of his experiences with people who don’t respect a photographer’s copyrights. It’s always a hot button issue for me. Everyone deserves to be paid for a job well done.

Pirating and Plagiarizing The concept of intellectual property should be a no-brainer, but we see examples of theft all too often.  Travel companies, government agencies, and even airlines use my pictures without permission.   Not too long ago, a photographer submitted some pictures to a German magazine that published a group of what the magazine thought were her photos.  Someone saw the pictures and realized that they were actually  my photographs.   I have taken out the … Read More

via Steve McCurry's Blog

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