This is a topic I’ve been contemplating a lot and have been going back and forth before I finally made a decision I’m sticking with. I started out not wanting to spend the time to watermark all photographs, but then I realized that as my blog was becoming more and more popular that my pictures were being stolen more and more. So I started watermarking them. Then I realized that it’s pretty much pointless because unless you watermark across the entire picture, people will always find a way to crop out the watermark and steal your pictures. Let me tell you now, you cannot win.
I have come to the realization that once I upload something to the internet, whether it’s a recipe, a photograph or any type of content, it’s out there for everyone to steal. I know it’s probably not what you wanted to hear, but it’s the ugly truth. [Continue reading]