To watermark or not to watermark?

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Toccata47
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Re: To watermark or not to watermark?
In reply to Clueless Wanderer, 9 months ago

Clueless Wanderer wrote:

RedFox88 wrote:

Spot on from my comment above. His photographs are not stock images, they are fine art. Sorry if you cannot recognize the difference. OP: again be wary of "advice" received on here. I find nothing wrong with the size of your images but I would have some sort of watermark. IMHO small watermarks do little to protect an image as they can much more easily be removed/cloned out, etc. If someone cannot see "past" the watermark thinking it "ruins the viewing experience" they are unlikely those that would actually purchase from you. Keep that in mind!

Man, thanks for this

You have provided a really informative opinion with clear perspective.

"If someone cannot see "past" the watermark thinking it "ruins the viewing experience" they are unlikely those that would actually purchase from you" - RedFox88 - This is the kind of thing I was looking for when I originally posted, a perspective on potential buyers attitudes. Again, thanks

BTW, I knew I would have to filter a certain amount of responses

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Ok well, I do buy photographs online but most are sold through galleries rather than individuals such as yourself. I'm certainly open to it if the photos are good. With your's it's hard for me to get a sense of what I'm looking at because the images, as I said previously are too small. In this past year I've probably added about $4,000 in prints but this has been an unusual year.

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