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ROW80 Update with Holiday Snapshots

I haven’t checked-in for ROW80 in a while, as I was away.

Now that I am back home, I’m getting back in the swing of things, even though next week I’ll have a distraction as well, in the form of the lovely Doris, a vegan chef who is coming to stay with me and do a cooking workshop!

If you’ve read my Weekend Coffee Share, you’ll know that I promised photos of my trip to the UK, during which I was in London, Cardiff and Brighton. If not, make sure to check out my theatre reviews for Constellations, Three Days In The Country, and Hamlet!

I’ll be posting another goal list tomorrow, so for now there’s not much to say other that I’m back and catching up on things.

Anyway, the photos I promised:

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Running Over Copyrights

What you need to know about Image Copyrights

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Stop SignIn my haste to post Planning A Blog, I rushed to find free images to illustrate it and inadvertently used a photograph without permission or credit. I didn’t see the photographer’s name in the link, which is just about the same as running a red light.

A few days after the post was up, the photographer contacted me and sent me a bill for “release from liability of copyright infringement for unauthorised and uncredited” use of his image. I apologized and appealed, to no response. So I’ve paid the fee, and I’m writing this post both to make amends and to warn others not to make the same mistake, even unwittingly.

There are images available to use for little or no cost, and there are images that are owned by their creators. These artists deserve to be credited for their work and have the right to charge for it…

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Photography for bloggers

My November will be extremely busy, what with my Master studies, ROW80, NaNoWriMo and 2 short courses I’m doing, so I won’t have time for this yet.

But I love photography and I am a photographer and need to get back behind the lens. I never had any formal training except for a few dark room lessons at college (I took photography classes there) but I think I earned the right to call myself a photographer after having had pictures published in magazines, newspapers, websites and a book!

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