Posts Tagged Giving it away

Who’ll Stop the Rain of Infringement

Creedence Clearwarter Revival sang it best: Long as I remember The rain been comin’ down. Clouds of myst’ry pourin’ Confusion on the ground. Good men through the ages, Tryin’ to find the sun; And I wonder, Still I wonder, Who’ll stop the rain. For as long as we can remember, the rain of infringements been […]

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The Toilet Scrubbers Will Get Paid, But Not You

We ran across this great letter to a producer from a songwriter, NJ White in the UK, as to why he is not willing to give away his work to the producer for free.  The link is on Paul Resnikoff’s Digital Music News website. It’s a great read. Read it at this link or the […]

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Charity Should Start at Home

Yet again, we wouldn’t believe it, other than the fact we do believe it because it has happened before. Once more a photographer who apparently had his work infringed and thinks that having the infringer make a small charitable donation rather than pursue his rights in court is a good idea. Yeah, good (actually great) […]

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Still Working For Free?

We have over three plus decades repeatedly written, urged, cajoled, screamed, advised, suggested and prodded members of the photography and illustration communities to never work for free.  There isn’t an argument or rationalization against that position that we haven’t heard a hundred times.  Now someone has made many of the same arguments that we have […]

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Free Photos!…Not Really

The War on Photographers Continues. This is an article we ran on another blog, but it’s such a great lead-in to the blog article that we’re posting tomorrow, we thought we’d run it here again. There is a famous story of Picasso, who was sitting in a Paris café, when a fan came up to […]

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