Friday, July 10, 2009
What I love most, though, is the "2005 1st Place Winner - This image is no longer available due to copyright restrictions" 'cause that means the jerk who did the prom portraits got his panties in a bunch about "copyright". If in this age a photographer is going to depend on keeping digital files under wraps and force the students to buy physical prints, he should go out of business and starve. He could instead, and I'll bet the rest of the photographers from the other proms here did, charge enough to take the pictures in the first place that he can just post the photos online and let them all go crazy posting them on Facebook or whereever the bleep they want. They're going to post them anyway and to stop it you have to spend a ton of time enforcing your copyright. Bah! Kevin to copyright guy: "Get with the program! It's a brave new world."