Because I think "public humiliation" is a powerful tool for correcting bad behavior, I am posting this screen capture of ANOTHER PHOTOGRAPHER SELLING MY PHOTO as his own. JOE WILSON of BLACK MIRROR PHOTOGRAPHY (Lake Oswego, OR) - What the fuck dude, that is NOT OK! The image has since been removed but thanks to screen capture, we get to see it whenever we want. This person and I share contacts in social media circles, so I'm hoping he sees this (plus I will be contacting him directly), and everyone he is contacts with also sees it to know he is a LIAR AND A THIEF. Or is it an accident? As if you could "accidentally" sell someone else's photo. I particularly like (OK, DISLIKE) the 2011 copyright statement he has at the bottom of the image when my Flickr page, where it was first posted, shows I took and posted it in 2008.

I don't understand people in a creative industry not putting that energy into being creative themselves, but rather stealing from other artists. If you can't do it on your own, find a different job. No one is making you be a photographer. Apparently, not even yourself...

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