Clicking through to the photo, there is no mention of this image appearing on this important announcement. Perhaps the author privately contact the photographer about using his image. Since Ken Doctor is so incredible with his media experience (i’m being serious), I’m fairly certain someone from his team would have contacted the photographer to give him a heads up. ❧
I’m sure I’ve said it before, but I maintain that if the source of the article and the target both supported the Webmention spec, then when a piece used an image (or really any other type of media, including text) with a link, then the original source (any website, or Flickr in this case) would get a notification and could show—if they chose—the use of that media so that others in the future could see how popular (or not) these types of media are.
Has anyone in the IndieWeb community got examples of this type of attribution showing on media on their own websites? Perhaps Jeremy Keith or Kevin Marks who are photographers and long time Flickr users?
Incidentally I’ve also mentioned using this notification method in the past as a means of decentralizing the journal publishing industry as part of a peer-review, citation, and preprint server set up. It also could be used as part of a citation workflow in the sense of Maria Popova and Tina Roth Eisenberg‘s Curator’s Codeset up, which could also benefit greatly now with Webmention support.
Annotated on March 09, 2020 at 12:18PM
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Dear @Flickr @unsplash @SmugMug @500px @alamy @iStock
@Shutterstock @DeviantArt @Pinterest @exposure @Behance and other #photo and #stockphoto sites, these posts ^^ are a great reason for you to support the W3C Webmention spec on your sites.
This is great! I’ll explore for sure.
As @Flickr is trying to find ways to get people to subscribe to their service, including a feature like webmentions in their service would be wonderful.
As a photographer, I would LOVE to know when sites use my photos. If Flickr could facilitate that, AWESOME.
giving credit is a collection of cultural practices related to acknowledging and attributing text, hyperlinks, quotes, utterances to others, typically by name, as a way of recognizing their contribution(s).