For many of us, Thanksgiving kicks off a season of celebration which doesn’t really seem to stop until sometime in January.

I probably don’t have to tell you that large gatherings of people, festive parties, and times when everyone is supposed to be part of a happy family can be especially hard if you’re single […] Read more When you think about addiction, you probably conjure up an instant picture.

Our dates were lively and fun, and he was really cute.

US Copyright is a protection that applies to original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium.

“Original” means that an author produced a work by his or her own intellectual effort instead of copying or modifying it from an existing work.

With regard to photography, with few exceptions, every image obtains its copyright upon creation.

If the photo is only on your hard drive there really is no significant issue regarding unauthorized copying.

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From an aesthetic perspective, it’s a good idea, especially when the photo has something to do with the content.I always thought knew that copying and pasting photos found on the internet was a definite no-no given that you have to assume any image you find online is protected by copyright, whether here in the US or from another country extending such rights, unless otherwise indicated. When I speak on this topic, one of the questions I asked of the audience is how many people have had a photo stolen. I usually go on to ask how many people have used taken images straight from Google Images.That one always shocks me, because, again, I would think people would know that Google is a good resource and not a repository.Perhaps alcohol comes to mind, or you may picture something darker.The truth, however, is that there are many different types of addiction from which men and women suffer every day.These addictions are experienced by the entire breadth of society, from the […] Read more Complacency is a continuous struggle that we all have to fight.