If you’ve seen a memorable photo lately, chances are high it required more than a snap of the shutter to create. Capturing that moment may involve a six hour trek through the woods, hours hunched in front of a computer, and in many cases, years of practice.
Is it any wonder, then, that photographers are upset when they see their work used without permission?At Pixsy, we contact unauthorized photo users on behalf of artists to obtain fair payment for the use of a work. We’ve seen many excuses since the launch of our private beta last fall. Our team is always willing to work with unauthorized image users to reach an equitable outcome, but the following excuses probably won’t get you very far.