Ignorance is no excuse when it comes to copyright You will never completely prevent someone from stealing your images if they are hell-bent on doing so but you can throw up many deterrents to confuse the chancers – sorry but … ignorance is no excuse when it comes to copyright!

Snowdrop colour palette – taken at Colesbourne Park. Even the simplest of images contain so many colours.

A brightly coloured image of a Comma Butterfly, Polygonia c-album, to get the Colour Palette ball rolling.

Protecting On-line Images: As photographers we rely on our images to showcase our artwork in the hope of enticing more clients and increasing our sales and in today’s technological age the main medium are via a website, social media site like Facebook or an on-line internet gallery such as FlickR or 500px. But its all under