Please DO NOT copy , download, edit or modify any of my photos for your use or business or content without express written consent from me to do so! this includes "hot linking" to your website, drag and drop, or removing my security measures, cropping them etc.! I take these photos and there are for my customers to view and see my products and services! I also have the Original Negatives, Slides... Yes Negatives and Slides even, All my digital photo originals are saved off line! They are NOT for illegal piracy and use by and for others! It Is a crime and I will prosecute, if those who are already using them and do not take them off their sites and hotlinks to their sites etc., as I already have found a number of websites they are being used! Be forewarned of what can happen legally for piracy of my photos!
Section 1202 of the U.S. Copyright Act makes it illegal for someone to remove the watermark from your photo so that it can disguise the infringement when used. The fines start at $2500 and go to $25,000 in addition to attorneys' fees and any damages for the infringement. the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) makes it illegal for someone to remove your watermark. If you can prove that someone removed or altered the watermark used in your image in an unauthorized manner, you may be able to recover fines up to $25,000 plus attorney's fees for the infringement.”