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Blog vs. Catalog: Why I Comment on Some Images Without Making Them Available for Purchase

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Blog vs. Catalog: Why I Comment on Some Images Without Making Them Available for Purchase

As I've worked on the Dominion Graphic Arts blogs over the last year or so, I've had quite a few customers ask me why a certain image they see on a blog entry isn't available as a print. In this blog entry, I thought I would address this question, as it tends to come up relatively often. There are, as it turns out, a few reasons why I might comment on an image on my blogs, or share it on my social media, without necessarily making it available for purchase. Here's the full explanation: 1.) I don't want to make...

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Vintage Art and Copyright Laws: The Importance of Compliance

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Vintage Art and Copyright Laws: The Importance of Compliance

Today's post is quite different from what I usually blog about, but it is an issue that I've been thinking a lot about, so I figured, what better way to get it off my chest than to write about it here. I've noticed, over the years I've been involved with this enterprise, that there are competitors in this field who either haven't studied copyright laws like I have, or who think, just because something is decades old, that, even if it is protected by copyright, they could likely get away with reproducing it and making it available for sale anyway....

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