The Copyright Act protects photographers by giving the creator of the photograph the exclusive rights to copy, edit and distribute the image by sale or transfer.
These exclusive rights make it illegal to copy, scan, edit or share photographic prints and digital media without the photographer’s permission. Violators of this Federal Law will be subject to its civil and criminal penalties.
Be sure to discuss your copyright needs or questions with Eric Mazzone; reasonable requests may be accommodated.
All illustrations, artwork, graphics, logos, animation, design, and text on this site are the exclusive copyrighted works of Eric Mazzone, unless otherwise noted. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED including moral rights. Any unlawful redistribution or reproduction of artwork featured on this site without prior express written authorization of the copyright owner is strictly prohibited. Please consider that it is cheaper and safer to purchase, lease, or license art directly from the artist than to download images without permission and run the risk of costly litigation, and attorney's fees.
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The artwork featured on this site is equipped with MULTIPLE LAYERS OF PROTECTION AGAINST COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT including but not limited to:
- OFFICIAL REGISTRATION with the UNITED STATES COPYRIGHT OFFICE & - Embedding of DIGITAL WATERMARKS including visible and hidden.
Do not purchase art from third parties without an original Certificate of Authenticity duly signed and numbered by the artist. 4 Gems Photography images is currently only sold in the United States. Do not purchase copies of 4 Gems Photography from any other country, including CHINA. They are unauthorized copies, have no value whatsoever, and may be seized, confiscated and destroyed.
If you suspect someone is making unauthorized copies of 4 Gems Photography images, please Eric Mazzone immediately.