Can’t get no credit.

Q: I WAS HIRED BY THE DIRECTOR AND A TEAM MEMBER OF THE BIGGEST ART FAIR IN THE COUNTRY TO DO HER PROFILE SHOOTS. I TOLD THEM SPECIFICALLY TO GIVE CREDIT WHEREVER THE PICTURE APPEARS. MY PICTURE WAS USED IN AT LEAST EIGHT MAGAZINES AND SEVEN TO TEN NEWSPAPERS. NO CREDIT WAS GIVEN ANYWHERE. I TOLD THEM ABOUT THIS. THEY STILL SEND MY PICTURE TO MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS WITH NO CREDIT. ONE OF THEIR TEAM MEMBERS SAID, “YOU SHOT FOR US, NOT FOR THE MAGAZINE.” WHAT SHOULD ONE DO IN A SITUATION LIKE THIS?

A: I’m sitting here at my computer letting out a deep sigh. I feel your pain.

What do you do? Be a nag about it? Do you have it in writing, which you can kindly point them to, with their signature on it? You can put that stuff in the ...

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