Have you ever shared a photograph, text, …. without mentioning the owner of the intellectually property or the source? What about if someone is doing it with your ideas? Do you like that? I’m sure, you as well as me, want very much be to be treated with respect and credit given to your thoughts and art.
ACCEPTING your responsibility to know better, do better and leave a legacy of internet kindness. Sharing the knowledge of proper use of intellectual property online will change the internet.
RESPECTING intellectual property. Lead by example. LINK TO THE CREATOR and UNDERSTAND that a link doesn’t equal PERMISSION. Understand copyright and recognize that LINKING with love is not always enough. Contact the CREATOR, before posting, if you are unsure. Asking permission is THE BEST WAY to LINK with love.
PROTECTING the rights of others by being mindful as you surf the internet. Keep the conversation going. Read the Terms of Service. Draw attention to uncredited or unlinked work.
If you love this idea and fully agree, then don’t hesitate and spread the LOVE by spreading the word : Share the LINK with Love, like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter and even grab a bage for your own site!
Steve McCurry and “his” Afghan girl in Pakistan, who for sure everyone of you will know or at least you have seen the original picture from 1985 which has been around the world thousands of thousands of times and is known as most the famous photograph ever taken. Here you can read more about her story if you don’t know yet. Amazing and at the same time feeling sad to see how her life turned out to be and what an impact it had on her beauty.
Seeing this picture of the Afghan girl the first time was for me the beginning of understanding the power of photography. There is no other mean where we can really catch the moment of a blink of the eye and freeze it and then to share the feelings of this one second with others. What a brilliant invention, the camera, I would not like to miss.
And not much to say about Steve McCurry, personally my most favorite photographer of all times. His moments are for me beyond belief, no words just pure emotions and touching my heart!
Thank you Steve and your “protagonists” for lighten my fire!
By accident googling for Indian clay cups I discovered this gorgeous blog by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw and Patrick Shaw. They also love Chai and one morning while sipping chai (and dreaming of returning to India and Nepal), they decided to collaborate on a book. They made a trip to the chai motherland, steeped themselves in masala chai, and recorded authentic chai culture. What a great idea!
Thanks for sharing wonderful stories with us and to explore the “secrets” of delicious chai!