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© Jeff R. Clow

How's this for a new photography acronym - ATMS? It signifies that a particular image of yours is the "most stolen" from your portfolio on the web. By stolen, I mean displayed on someone's website without any credit back to the original photographer.

This shot of mine taken on the Icefields Parkway in Alberta, Canada has been shared (without my copyright or any attribution) on Facebook, Pinterest, etc. at least 20,000 times that I'm aware of....and I've seen it claimed by several dozen photographers worldwide as their own. There are two posters - yes, posters - that I've seen crafted from this photo of mine....and it seems to have taken on a life of its own.

Since people steal it so often, I guess I can say that it is well liked!

I've reworked it a bit and we'll see how long it takes for this version to be purloined....

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