Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does.
John Berger

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Graffiti and intellectual copyright

Today, I returned home and checked RB as I do almost daily. I found that I’d had several angry comments on about half a dozen images of graffiti taken on a recent urbex. / These comments were from two graffiti artists whose work I’d taken photos of and posted on RB. / They were exclamatory in tone, incredulous that I was apparently “making money from their art.” They were…
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