“Food Blogging 101″

by Matt on November 8, 2007



First John Mayer.Yes, that one.

Then my ultra luscious friend Mike’s response above.

I’m sensing a watermarking revolution here, people.

{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

Anita November 8, 2007 at 4:48 pm

I don’t watermark, but it’s on my to-do list for ’08.

I get pix stolen all the bleeping time. Which just floors me — they’re usually not even the pretty ones!

fanny November 8, 2007 at 4:55 pm

this made my day

Anita November 8, 2007 at 5:00 pm

OK, now I look like a tool. In the feed version, didn’t you ask “Do you watermark?” :D

Jen Yu November 8, 2007 at 5:17 pm

Watermarking really detracts from the overall artistry of an image. And if you place it where it doesn’t detract, then it’s easy enough to crop out. That said, some twerp stealing a copyrighted photo without my permission really detracts from my ability to function as a peace-loving individual. I insert a copyright notice in my metadata on all images taken on my cameras, but that doesn’t prevent people from snarfing images and posting them to their sites (I have hotlinking shut off at least).

And yes, Anita – the first version asked that question :)

180/360 November 8, 2007 at 8:02 pm

HAHA! That’s funny. I was just thinking the same thing. Stealing sucks.

Meaghan November 9, 2007 at 6:12 am

Oh, this is so hilarious.

Hillary November 9, 2007 at 10:25 am

Hahaha. Hilarious! Oh the comnmon sense that is neglected sometimes…

scottb November 11, 2007 at 8:38 pm

That’s funny…

Quote John Mayer “you love my meals and want to see more!!”

so here’s some pix, dirtied up with text overlay!

and just when I was going to steal them for my next cookbook. ;)

Hutchy November 12, 2007 at 9:25 am

Thanks for the inspiration on this holiday weekend.

Elise November 14, 2007 at 8:41 am

That guy should stick to his music. Where’s he’s not an idiot.

Elise November 14, 2007 at 8:41 am

That guy should stick to his music. Where’s he’s not an idiot.

cookworm November 15, 2007 at 6:40 am

This is hilarious, but also scarily canny, since it seems that suddenly bloggers everywhere are watermarking and copyrighting each photo. Can anyone explain why copyrighting on the page where they’re displayed isn’t enough? I honestly don’t get it. But my photos stink so maybe I’m just poorly acquainted with the vitriol produced from having them stolen. :)

Ore November 29, 2007 at 2:48 pm

Pretty hilarious…maybe his sound engineer suggested that after learning that he’s a legal freak… (post with cool birthday cake of a sound board / mixer).

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