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Dariusz Kucharski & Kornelia Kucharska
Artist | Professional | Photography
We are both biologists. Our main interests are: entomology, arachnology, parasitology and ecology.

Current Residence: Warsaw, Poland
Favourite style of art: Macrophotography
  • Listening to: Radio TOK FM
  • Watching: Computer screen
Our images are being stolen every day. Mostly on blogs and websites, this time situation is much different.

US company, called THE MERRICK MINT made special collectible coins with frogs, and on one of them, we found our picture.
Guess what? They didn't ask us for permission to use it! They didn't pay us for our hard work, our equipment, our time. They treat us like garbage, maybe because we don't live in US?

We asked them via e-mail and on their official Facebook profile about this situation. We have no reply and our comments were removed from their FB. What can we do?

They are selling our work, earning money, leaving nothing for the authors of the original picture. This is madness...

You can find their product here (it is not working now):…

They removed the product, here is the image that was on their page:…

Our original work, uploaded on DA is here:
Grrroooooarrrrrr by Dark-Raptor

We don't know how to act. We are far from US, and we have no time and money to get the lawyer. We are thinking about removing our works from the web...

This is what we get for what we do...


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Albus-Raven Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2018   Photographer
Absolute amazing work! Inspiring.
Jorgipie Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
You have a wonderful gallery. Really loving your reptile shots! (All of your work is very stunning though :) )
mecengineer Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2018
Happy Birthday Dariusz!
Wesdaaman Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2018  Student General Artist
Happy birthday Dariusz
JenFruzz Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there! :wave:

I'm just leaving this comment to welcome you to the AnimalsPlantsNature group. Thanks for joining :aww: We hope you find the group helpful and enjoy the artwork that other nature photographers share with us.

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