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Credit Line Not Including Photographer's Name


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It's actually a condition of sale for full credit to be included. But Alamy can't enforce it, or at least has no interest in enforcing it.

As a matter of fact, in the UK and EU, failing to credit a non-news image is actually a breach of copyright.

Edited by spacecadet
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this has been going on for a very long time. There have always been a few book and magazine publishers take the trouble to include full on-page credits amd many book publishers who would include a page of credits at the back of the book. Sometimes it's just down to art directors and designers who make their own rules as they go along. American and French publishers tend to behave better than here in the UK. Similarly, most agreements stipulated that the publisher was supposed to supply two copies of the publication. That was also ignored 90% of the time. Some agencies kept a few tear sheets for photographers but most opted to keep photographers distant from end users

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