My most stolen image seems to be Giant Coffee Drinking Chicken.
Giant Coffee Drinking Chicken
by © Cindy Schnackel
Today I thought I’d try an experiment to see if:
1, Google’s reverse image search ‘recognized’ a reversed version of the image and brought up my usual RB pages, etc, and
2, if I’d find any examples of a popular theft trick to reverse an image because it’d be harder for the owner to find.
To do this I simply opened my image in Photoshop, flipped it horizontally, and saved it as a new version. Then I uploaded it to RB on private view, and did a google reverse image search for it, which is explained in my Journal on finding and dealing with copyright theft if you’ve never done that before.
Well, today I found the first instance I know of, …