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My photo was stolen ???

:iconkimerajam:
kimerajam Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Student Photographer
Hello, I'm a photographer
and I saw my photo in a book which was published:

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My photo here :[link]

And I've never given consent to this image to be used as novel cover and for commercial ,online promotional purposes for this book.Did they have the right to use it after buying my print at DA?? . So what should I do in this case.

Some info:
+Author: Shannon Delany
+Name of the novel:13 Değişim Başlıyor (turkish version)
13 to life (english version)
+Publisher: marti yayinlari ([link])
BTW: Turkey is a party to the Berne Convention


Thank you so much for all your support.
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:iconjackiedavenport:
JackieDavenport Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
I'm so very sorry! Can you contact the publisher????

On a good note you can add BOOK COVER ART to your resume!!!! Congrats!!!
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:iconkimerajam:
kimerajam Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Photographer
They don't answer .I'm doing the procedures to transfer the relevant documents and evidences for my lawyer in Germany. I will update the results, after the lawsuit end :). & Thanks for your support! :)
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VISIONOFTHEWORLD Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
If the only place you know to reach out about this is a cheezy website forum, then I'm affraid you will never see a dime for royalties.
You would honestly need a really good lawyer and substantial proof that you created the image, to be taken to the courts after you sue the publisher. But we here can do nothing, not a thing :shrug:
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:iconkimerajam:
kimerajam Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Photographer
okay! Thanks for your support! :)
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joergens-mi Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This my be interesting to all it is from Kara-a ( [link] )

How to : Find Art Thieves

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:iconkimerajam:
kimerajam Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Student Photographer
yeah i knew it ^^
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MYTHICSONOFGOD Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you have my support and good luck
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:iconkimerajam:
kimerajam Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Student Photographer
thansk :)
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Sophia-White Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012   Digital Artist
Good luck getting this sorted out, it's a beautiful piece. Such a shame someone thinks they can get away with stealing such work
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kimerajam Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Student Photographer
thank you! ...some people are so brash :doh:
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