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Keeping your digital images safe online

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As photographers, we work hard to create amazing images. To get exposure, many of us share images online through our website, Flickr, 500px, and the myriad of other online sites. Unfortunately, there is a risk of other people copying our images and using them for personal, or even commercial use without our permission, or knowledge. Some of us will use a watermarked image in an effort to stop theft, however there is a better solution.

Exif.co is a new service that allows you to have a watermark appear when someone tries to copy your work by attempting a screenshot or right clicking. Also, you can attach credits including your name and web link that show when the image is clicked. In addition to this, the service will track the # of clicks and the websites clicked, so you can see which images are popular and what site generates traffic for you. Have a look and get credit for your work!

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