Todays update features our newest member Tiffany from Black Cat Textiles.
This afternoon Tiffany posted for help on our facebook page:
Cannot believe someone has had the cheek to use my pictures, complete
with watermarks, on their page trying to 'sell' the same item but
cheaper than I do!! Put a very polite comment under the picture to say
'thanks for sharing my goods, but you forgot to tag my page' and then
did so! Wouldn't mind so much, but the photo was even watermarked! How
do others deal with this sort of thing?"
Has this ever happened to you? How did you deal with it?
As crafters we all know how hard it is to take good photographs of our creations. Although I am reasonably happy with my images these days it has taken many years to get them to this stage. So how disheartening must it be to see someone selling a similar item and actually using your images!
I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this matter and have whipped up a quick badge that you can use on your sites. I cannot say whether this will deter image thieves but it is a start.