How many times did you get a rejection because you forgot to remove a license plate, an iPhone button or a tiny artwork on a wall behind you main subject?
When shooting people, the protocol is simple (have a model release printed, make sure it's a good general MR or a Dreamstime one, have it completed by the model and signed, have a witness, check it again for all details and click submit).
However, the ice becomes a lot thinner when it comes to objects, art and buildings. All photographers go through this issue at some point in their miscrostock career and they get lost in the sea of copyright more often than expected.
It is the photographer's responsibility to ensure there are no copyright issues with submissions and it is also in his/her best interest to avoid these due... [ Read more...