Our Work Has Been Stolen

iPhone Photographer | David Pasillas

I think I always knew this was going to happen. In fact, I caught someone a few years ago that had stolen one of my iphone photos and was distributing it to people that wanted to create composites. I wasn’t too upset about that because it wasn’t a great photo, and it probably wouldn’t have been used for anything since it was heavily edited. At any rate, a simple cease and desist worked.

This recent discovery is much more upsetting. It’s a bit of a rabbit hole that myself and other artists have been delving into the last few days. At first it looked like another poster website selling photographs that didn’t belong to them. A bit of research has lead us to believe its much worse.

I actually found some of your work on their site too. I’ll mention the names in a minute, but I honestly don’t want…

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5 thoughts on “Our Work Has Been Stolen

  1. What is stealing? Quite a few blogs have used my posts in their blogs as cards/messages etc I thought it was an honour, then some people used my posts without mentioning my name I don’t give a hoot to that because I know if I share my works in internet it will happen.

    I often try to copy the pictures/paintings/artworks/sceneries I like in internet, will that be labeled as stealing to? well, I have to have a model so as I gather ideas from others I don’t care if someone gathers from mine or steals one or two! As long as s/he does not hacks into my computer- those are the ghouls I loathe!

    • I understand. It isn’t right to use other’s picture to put it as own’s. Need to ask permission and write the creator’s name. We learn through copying, but still need to quote the creator’s name as a respect. Hope you understand.

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