Hunt for your own photos on the net.


posted on 25th of september, 2007

© Sebcz (Help)

Every contributor here on DT wants to know how and where his/her photos were used. There is even a special thread on the Message Boards (DT in action) Because I've just discovered one of my images being used in an article, I posted a thread there too.

First have a read here.

...then let me tell how I found it.

1. I put my full name in quotas and ran Google search.
2. Then search among the search results (yes, it's another searching, cause every query brings many results, some are useless)
3. If you are lucky, and a designer/publisher credited you, you're on your way to finding You in action
4. Perform that search regularly, you will then see better if/when new results show up.

It's a fine feeling when you see one of yours published:)

Comments (8)

Posted by Sebcz on October 25, 2007
Using this method I found another, see here for more info.
Posted by Mrvent on October 02, 2007
What do you know I found mine... Thanks man...



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Posted by Cathysbelleimage on September 29, 2007
This is very useful ! Thank you all for great advices and tips !!
Posted by Bluerabbit on September 25, 2007
Great ideas well stated.
Posted by Maigi on September 25, 2007
And the easiest way to track your photos is to build up a Google alert (http://www.google.com/alerts). So you will get notified every time your photo will appear online. :)
Posted by Sebcz on September 25, 2007
Good for you Tony!
Posted by Sebcz on September 25, 2007
Good point. There are obviously names which would return more results, then U need to be creative in narrowing the search criteria.
Posted by Thefinalmiracle on September 25, 2007
thats hard for me! search for my name and you will know why!?!? some other tag helps which goes this way -

"" + "©" + "dreamstime"

the quotes are important



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Photo credits: Sebastian Czapnik.

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