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User currently offlinepowwwiii From United States of America, joined May 2011, 336 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 4 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 5431 times:
AIRLINERS.NET CREW
PHOTO SCREENER

seems at least a few pictures were taken from A.net, without any credit for photographers.

http://www.xcar.com.cn/bbs/viewthread.php?tid=18754584

guess it is impossible to avoid this kind of thief.

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User currently offlinejid From Barbados, joined Dec 2004, 972 posts, RR: 31
Reply 1, posted (1 year 4 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 5299 times:

Yep even one of mine in there but me no speaky lingo!


G7EPN is back after 15 years! Operating all Bands 80mtrs -> 70cms QRZ DX
User currently offlinen314as From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 5104 times:

Anytime you put something on the internet, it will be subject to theft. You have two options. First, you can place a watermark on your photo but that is ugly and makes the photo unattractive. Second, just publish a very small photo with small pixels - say 500x250 at 24dpi.....enough to see it but not enough to even do a nice 4x6 print of it. That is probably the best solution. A number of veteran professional aviation photographers do this for their sites. If you want a larger resolution shot, then you would have to pay them.

I hope that brings some sense into this.....


User currently offlinejid From Barbados, joined Dec 2004, 972 posts, RR: 31
Reply 3, posted (1 year 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 5044 times:

Unfortunately if you post your images to a.net you can not apply your own watermark. If you use the a.net watermark as I do it can be simply removed just by paying a small membership fee.


G7EPN is back after 15 years! Operating all Bands 80mtrs -> 70cms QRZ DX
User currently offlinedrewbelmore From India, joined Apr 2013, 8 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 3 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 4573 times:

There is no guarantee to be given to any of your photo which is uploaded to your website. It can be indexed by search engines and thus available for anyone through respective search terms. You have to set watermarks to your pics, somehow to prevent the usage of such pics.

Here is a website: http://picmarkr.com

They are providing quite nice option of getting watermarks in your pics without making it ugly and of course at free of cost. Though, there are several internet photo copy experts who can photoshop your pic and remove the water mark straight away.

Hope it helps a bit  


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