How an incredible coincidence sparked a Facebook plagiarism row
February 3, 2015
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This is an interesting little tale, I think it shows how, as photographers we often see the same as other people. Anyway read on, from The Telegraph
Next time you’re lining up that perfect holiday photograph, you might consider checking there’s no-one standing beside you with the same scene in their viewfinder.
If you don’t, there’s a slim chance you could – like one Telegraph reader – fall victim to accusations of plagiarism almost a decade later.
In 2006, Sarah Scurr boarded a cruise from Puerto Montt in southern Chile to the San Rafael Glacier in the Northern Patagonian Ice Field…….Marisol Ortiz Elfeldt, a Chilean reporter and amateur photographer, was so adamant that she had taken Scurr’s photograph, she publicly denounced the Briton on Telegraph Travel’s Facebook page – posting her own “non-Photoshopped original” picture as proof:
Read all of the article here