We kicked the week off with a discussion about the sell it cheap pile it high photography factories. It’s all about what we offer our clients other than price.
And another photo competition based on taking advantage of guillible photographers to sustain their unfair business model.
A Tanzanian artist who contacted us needed a UK lawyer familiar with copyright infringement to handle a case by UK pirates. A number of members voiced their disgust at the treatment this artist had received and made suggestions to try to assist him.
A failed iPad and a trip to a Genius bar resulted in a successful outcome for one member, but like so much where computing is involved it did not end there! Nothing new there then.
What do we do when a client goes bust? There were a number of useful suggestions for protecting the exploitation of one’s copyright in work previously delivered, and possibly recovering money owed.
Members are allowed to post equipment for sale and this week was no exception with Leicas and Canons being put forward for members to have first crack at.
We had a lively discussion about the role that BALPA is trying to take on the job of representing the interests of photographers. As a member of the British Photographic Council, Pro Imaging will be representing our member’s interests at an important forthcoming meeting.
Caution: El Capitan may Cause RAID Problems. Always good to get an early warning from those at the coal face.
Hacked mobile phone company Talk Talk may have been responsible for giving one member some concerns regarding his internet security.
“My 2011 imacs has developed the well documented dead display problem” says a member looking for assistance from one of our Mac gurus.
And finally on Sunday morning a member asked about the differences between PtGui and Pro version differences for panos and quick as a flash….
You are never far from speedy and friendly help 24/7 and all for the tiny £35 a year Pro Imaging membership costs!