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.
Below is a comparison of the image and the fabric:
Here’s the final piece in the Mail & Guardian:
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.