Aloeprint

You thought we wouldn’t notice but we did

I finally got my piece published in the M&G about the case of my stolen aloe
photograph, which was printed on a commercial range of fabric, and the long and stressful process that followed.

AloeBelow is a comparison of the image and the fabric:

Aloeprint

Here’s the  final piece in the Mail & Guardian:

You thought we wouldn’t notice – but we did

In South Africa, intellectual property theft of photographs, design and artwork is surprisingly common, generally misunderstood and difficult to control. And it happened to me. Although I’m not a full-time photographer – I spend most of my days writing and editing – I specialised in photojournalism at university and continue to enjoy the occasional photographic project.

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