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Should I Book a Professional Wedding Photographer or Get a Friend to do it for Free? A Cautionary Tale… · Rock n Roll Bride

Reblogging this excellent article, because I couldn’t say it any better myself!  If you don’t have time to read it all, just click the link and scroll down to the pictures, which will explain almost everything.

The short story is, the couple asked one of their friends to photograph their wedding.  He had a nice camera, and was great at photographing cars, but weddings are a completely different situation (as they eventually learned).  Click the link below for the whole story (and pictures):

Should I Book a Professional Wedding Photographer or Get a Friend to do it for Free? A Cautionary Tale… · Rock n Roll Bride.

What’s really sad, is that this unfortunate couple was too embarrassed to show anyone their wedding pictures; and these were the only pictures they had.

 

Comment below if you know of a similar experience.

 

What Happens When a Supermodel Violates Your Copyright

I don’t usually re-blog, but this is such a great story about COPYRIGHT.
A single image used without permission can so quickly end up all over the web and even in a magazine.

The Greyest Ghost

This post is something I’ve struggled with for months, and debated even writing. But it’s time to share my story, and explain why I’ve been absent.

Basically, the short version is Karlie Kloss improperly used one of my images. It showed up on her instagram account last September, without credit. (Point of reference: many of the images before and after mine are credited.)

As readers of my blog will know, I shoot as a house photographer for Oscar de la Renta’s social media accounts and Pinterest page. On September 10, 2013 I took this photo of Karlie Kloss taking a “selfie” backstage at the SS14 Oscar de la Renta show:

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No other photographers were in the makeup area at the time, guaranteeing this was an exclusive shot.

When I got home, I posted it as part of my daily “sneak peek” show recap.

The next night, backstage at the…

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