I don’t know whether to feel flattered or angry. I’m sharing this to let others know what goes on. I’ve known that this happens, but when it comes to scams, that’s another thing.
I think I always knew this was going to happen. In fact, I caught someone a few years ago that had stolen one of my iphone photos and was distributing it to people that wanted to create composites. I wasn’t too upset about that because it wasn’t a great photo, and it probably wouldn’t have been used for anything since it was heavily edited. At any rate, a simple cease and desist worked.
This recent discovery is much more upsetting. It’s a bit of a rabbit hole that myself and other artists have been delving into the last few days. At first it looked like another poster website selling photographs that didn’t belong to them. A bit of research has lead us to believe its much worse.
I actually found some of your work on their site too. I’ll mention the names in a minute, but I honestly don’t want…
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