the victim has somehow become the bad guy, just becos his fotos were somehow stolen from him and used by another party?
how did it come to be this bad, in ur eyes? do u even have any idea how bad this might affect knoxknocks and the industry?
holy crap, i can be just an absolute newbie and jus take someone else's fotos and claimed that they are my own, post them in my portfolio and bring in a few deal myself, regardless of the end result becos a deal's a deal.
and if every fotographer is as 'compassionate' as what u have advocated, holy crap, then i dun mind taking someone else's works and pass them off as my own and earn a few grand at their expense becos i will know that i won;t get slapped on the wrist even if the original fotographer found out becos they are just going to have a 'sincere heart-to-heart talk' with me.
at most, i'll take another fotographer's work the next time round, rinse n repeat!
what you have suggested is outright insane, crazy and absolutely disgusting. hit where it hurts most and that is the wallet.
get the offending party to pay for their mistake and maybe post a public apology on the papers, detailing what they have done wrong.
now, this course of action, they will truly learn.
i support knoxknocks and all other fellow fotographers who might have met with the same unfortunate incident, to take their case to court and sue the offending party and get their rightful compensation.
i am beginning to suspect that you might be one of the alleged fotographer. hopefully i m wrong.
u give them a chance, then who will give u urself a chance?
Be KINDER to yourself!