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January 3, 2013


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How to : Find Art Thieves

Journal Entry: Thu Jan 3, 2013, 12:12 PM
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I noticed that a lot of people don't know how to search for their photos on the internet, so here is a short tutorial. Unfortunately there isn't much you can do about art thieves, but i still think it is important to look out for them.

1. visit

2. Go to the page of the photo you want to search and click "show image"

3. Copy the Link and paste it into google.

4. This page should open, click "search by image".

5. Now you can browse trough the results.

6. The less results the happier you should be.

EDIT : You can also use websites like : and
This was pointed out to me by some people, personally i have no experience with them, but i am sure that they work too. :aww:

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Oh boy google works so much better than tineye, I'm actually trying to take down a tough thief, this was a lifesaver, thanks !
livholland Jan 6, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank you soooo much!!! I pretty much checked it out of curiosity and was shocked to see that some of my works were stolen!!
Thanks to you I can try to make it right!
epicponehtiem Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
...*hugs you*
LivelovelifeEleni Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Ive got no art thiefs!
feels awesome anways
and it should be GOOD THING
doesnt mean that people don't 'like your art''
come one, people
she is trying to waste awareness
now why should you get upset when it goes both ways? -facepalm-
HelghastPredator Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Holy shit...thank you and screw the 12 persons sayin' they made MY stuff, looool.
Now this could be an entertaining witchhunt, the credibility of at least 12 people is going to vaporize in a moment!
Neaffka Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Phew, ich habe ein Glück nichts Großes gefunden. Bin aber auch nicht so berühmt wie du ... ^^;

Diebstahl von Bildern ist echt erbärmlich. Das machen auch nur Leute, die nichts die Kreativität oder - ich sags mal ganz salopp - die Eier in der Hose haben, selbst sowas tolles auf die Beine zu stellen. Lächerlich, einfach nur lächerlich. Böse werde ich erst dann, wenn die Bilder ungefragt für Werbezwecke benutzt werden. Da ist dann der Spaß spätestens zuende :|
Hopefully this will reduce thieves with more people knowing how to find their work or see if the work is on other websites and such.
Isalovesphotography Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
wow, danke! werd ich gleich ausprobieren XD
hayzy Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you very much for sharing :love:
this is much better than the drag and drop method I used coz you have to log out of dA for that.
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