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Dec. 28th, 2005

I finally got around to creating two new userpics that I've been meaning to create for a while. Here they are:

Falstaff--eh?
Fallstaff—eh?
photo by missmhart
Falstaff--peril
Fallstaff—peril
photo by missmhart
Whaddaya think?

Also, I've been working on the presentation of my userpics page — not that I expect it gets a lot of views, but I certainly look at other users' userpics all the time. I'm trying to be better than I was initially about crediting photos and all that. Now, I have this funny hang-up that every userpic I use must either be of me or represent me. Thus, there is rarely any artwork to credit. Most of the userpics are made by me. Should I put some note somewhere saying that, unless otherwise noted, all userpics are made by spwebdesign? Or do I add "icon made by spwebdesign" to each userpic's information? Or leave it as is? Also, what do I do if I'm not sure who took the picture? (elgatocurioso, did you or your wife take the gorilla and King Richard's Faire photos?) When I can't remember who took the photo, should I simply leave it uncredited, or should I mention that the photographer is unknown? Feel free to browse my userpics and give me your feedback. Thanks!

Comments

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muffyjo
Dec. 28th, 2005 02:08 pm (UTC)
I think it's important to give credit where it's due I also think that at some level I am not a professional and have no ambitions towards it, the photos I take of my friends are pretty much freebies and what they want to do with them is a gift I give to them.

However, I do have a few professional photographers as friends (as I'm sure you do) and should they be able to gain notoriety or work from the photos they have shared with me, I would try to offer them credit for their work. It's more of a support of their chosen professions/hobbies than a worry about being meticulous.
elgatocurioso
Dec. 28th, 2005 06:20 pm (UTC)
I'd have to tentatively say 'yes' on me (or the fabulous Lady K) taking both of those photos, although I don't know for sure. Our photo albums are all at the Baltimore house currently.
spwebdesign
Dec. 28th, 2005 06:23 pm (UTC)
Well, I'm pretty sure it was one of you two, just didn't know which one. Also, who took the Hearts photo? Was that Jesse?
elgatocurioso
Dec. 28th, 2005 06:47 pm (UTC)
Whoever wasn't in the Photo! If it was him, his last name is "Pollock".
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