"It did unfortunately feel too good to be true! But I felt hopeful enough that I'd "check it out"!Thanks for saving me a lot of time and your perfectly timed, "dose of reality"! PS with so many "miracles"…"
"I highly doubt the viability of the software, put into your smartphone, that would disable photo taking from other smartphones or cameras.
Being as I understand how cameras work. This is extremely unlikely.
Putting questionable software into your…"
"Very interesting idea! Didn't even know something like that was available! I've got to check that out!
And, if it can work secretly,...what a brazen picture stealer doesn't know, won't hurt them or you!"
"You could look into these camera jammers. Of course cell phone jammers are not legal but maybe camera jammers are. It might depend on the state. So I'm NOT advocating anything illegal.
The first link is an app for android which sets up a field…"
"Although I am a big proponent of stopping the illegal picture takers. I would avoid claiming people are from "China" or anywhere else, without very good proof. Just because "someone else" said they were is not proof. it does not…"
"ill say this for ya- your very creative
I think that might scare away what every customers I have in my booth
- i have considered buying a digital camera mounted on the top of the
canopy pole that takes shots every 15-30 seconds or so…"
"This may be a stupid idea, but it would stop short of physically body tackling a brazen offender.
How about making a "flag" (stiff or floppy) on a long stick with a printed, "no pix/videos allowed, This is copyrighted work"…"
"Makes sense - I actually bought clip art with the logo of a cell phone and a camera and under that I typed in ( with photo shop ) No photography , no video recording , copyrighted materials -
all three under it on separate lines - sad to say only…"
"I have had the same problem, seems people at the higher end shows are more respectful, lower end shows not so much.
In one particular city show this year, run by a pretty good promoter, I had to spend alot of time on the no photos issue.
"Definitely agree with both of you guys - I do the hands waving all the time
this lady was definitely From China - a friend of mine who was their identified that.
Not sure if this is innocent - and I know that just having copyrights doesnt mean…"
"Yes, they mean harm
A) They might be capturing images to duplicate the work for selling
B) Perhaps for sending out over FaceBook, instagram or other social media
C) perhaps for having a copy for them to get printed for themselves
D) perhaps for them…"
Weve had this happen a few times this year -We have postings up in our booth that state " No Photography , No Video recordings , Copyrighted work " .and when i personnally requested they stop they pretended they didn't hear me and continued doing it ( walking very slow threw the booth ) . I think this person was from another country becasue they were talking to the their phone in a language i did not understand while they were taking their time doing this - sorry i cant distinguish their…See More
"Curious -why not just get a decent used Full size Van -like an econoline 1/2 or 3/4 ton
I see Artists with stock parked near by - gettting stock and restocking.
Brag books are nice as well - or possibly having an easier set up - like a display on…"