Posted by: 1of10boyz | December 19, 2012


I don’t use it but now I never will.

.PiXELGRiN.

instagram-logo

Greetings! I just read an interesting article about the new policies being implemented on Instagram. I am floored.  I got the little notice yesterday on Instagram but I just ignored it and figured it would pop up again. These changes are huge and they effect everyone, not just Photographers. While typically you might share what you ate for lunch yesterday at a snazzy new restaurant , what beer you are drinking tonight, or the cute face your child just made… you own the rights to those images. I get it, some people might be flattered to hear that their images could be sold for advertisements (and basically any other reason that Facebook/Instagram might see fit.) but as a photographer and camera artist, I am not.

The problem is, that your work could potentionally be sold, without any notification or compensation to you. Essentially, by continuing to share your photographs, your personal archive of your life on…

View original post 387 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: