The full set- plus a few photos I released last year- are in my public domain gallery. They have also been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons under a CC0 public domain license.
A few days ago I asked you to submit your best Nature & Science images from the past year, and wow- you did not disappoint! Below, in no particular order, are links to all participants selections...
Judging from the discarded boxes, the shredded gift paper, the frozen sidewalks, and the pile of new calendars, we must have arrived at the end of the year.
Stop what you are doing and watch this: One of the most famous photographs of all time- the earth rising above the moon as seen from Apollo 8′s lunar orbit- was a lucky accident.
Thrifty Thursdays feature photographs taken with equipment costing less than $500. [iPhone 4S: $300 ; Canon EF 35mm f/2, reversed: $320 ] This week’s Thrifty Thursday features a wheel bug (Arilus cristatus)I found frozen in snow this afternoon on my porch...
Every year, on the first of January, copyrights on certain older creative works expire and the works pass into the public domain. In 2014, for example, a selection of pieces by writer Beatrix Potter and composer Sergei Rachmaninoff will, in some countries,become open for anyone to use, for any purpose, without prior permission...
Because you asked, these are real letters I have sent to people found using my photographs inappropriately. 1. The standard DMCA takedown I send about a dozen of these per week, usually to the web hosts of small pest control companies...
It’s been over two years since I cut the academic anchor and sailed away as an independent nature photographer. How am I faring? My little business is chugging along fine, thanks!
I like to think some of my photographs succeed for the technical skill and artistry I put into them. Others, it almost doesn’t matter what I do.
The answer can be found in this recent report from the U.S. copyright office: …federal court is effectively inaccessible to copyright owners seeking redress for claims of relatively low economic value, especially individual creators who are of limited resources...
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