Friday, March 01, 2019

Kansas City Photog Strikes Back

He's one of the very best image makers in town but he's also a (justifiably) strict about the use of his work for money making schemes . . . Here's a look at the local debate over unfair use for a biz trying to sell to the highest bidder. Checkit:

Kansas City photographer sues real estate company over use of 'Plaza Lights' picture

KANSAS CITY - A Kansas City photographer who took a famous "Plaza Lights" photo is suing a real estate firm alleging it used the picture without permission. Eric Bowers filed a lawsuit at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri on Feb.


Anonymous said...

Good Eric kick them in the nuts.

Copyrights, Planes and Cow Farts said...

Bowers needs to get with the program! This is the sharing economy man!

Hyperblogal said...

Just yesterday I had to contact an entity about using one of my photos without permission. They used it on a invitation for a lecture and then sent me one. It was settled amicably.

Anonymous said...

Hyperblogal, You are the real deal. I confess to you that I've often used one of your great pics as wallpaper on the computer. Thank you!