Friday, October 05, 2007

Great microscopic photographs

I saw really cool photomicrographs at the Wired magazine site. Take a look and see if you don't agree.

I'm not sure if I can legally post someone else's photo but I gave attribution to the photographer, Nikon and Wired so I don't think they'll object if more people look at the pictures.

I removed the photo after copyright clarification from Pam at Digging. Please click on the link to see the photos.


Anonymous Pam/Digging said...

Ki, that photo will be copyrighted, so legally you cannot repost it without permission. This has happened to me more than a few times, and when I find out I always request that the blogger remove my photo from his or her site, even if the link could bring more traffic to my site. It's a matter of principle for me that people ask permission before (not while) using my work. However, I always appreciate a link if someone likes my photos.

I'm not telling you what to do here. Just giving you my perspective since you brought up the legality issue. That is a cool photo though.

10:58 AM  
Blogger Ki said...

Hi Pam,
Thanks for the clarification. I will remove the photo and just keep the link. Trying to get permission for a timely subject can be a little problematic though, i.e. trying to find the email of the photograper and the time it takes for the response. But I don't want to get in trouble so I will refrain from posting pictures copied and gleaned fron other sites in the future. Thanks again for the information.

5:14 PM  

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