Copyright on the internet 101So you have found your image being used without your permission. First thing you have to understand is that you own the copyright to that image the second you click the shutter. You do not have to register it in order to claim copyright status. (although registering your images with the copyright office does give you better standing in a legal fight and increases your potential damage awards). Second is that as the copyright holder only you have the right to determine how the image is to be used and where it is to be displayed. Third is that it does not matter if the image is not being used for commercial purposes (i.e making money off it) it still is a copyright violation if you did Hello,Copyright on the internet 101 by `cosfrog
I have found that the following image IMAGE URL located at LOCATION URL is using my copyrighted image which can be found at YOUR IMAGE URL without my permission. Please have the image removed immediately.
I look forward to your positive response.
Or something of that
Macro Photography - Detail not Visible to the EyeMacro Photography - Show the Detail not Visible to the EyeMacro Photography - Detail not Visible to the Eye by `hellfirediva
Approaching macro photography for the first time can be full of ugliness especially if your first attempts fail badly. Many beginners discover the Depth of Field (DoF) is very small, images are out of focus because the focus is critical in macro photography with the small DoF, Camera shake and subject movement (due to using longer shutter speeds to allow for small apertures and/or not using a sturdy tripod), increased noise (if you use a higher ISO to compensate for the small apertures needed), or badly composed photos. And this can get frustrating.
(the following was already covered in my first article Welcome to the
World of Macro but here is a reminder)
Macro Photography requires special equipment which can get expensive, but so what we photographers like to spend money on equipment. Without some form of macro equipment you will not be able to