Photography by John Michael

"Preserving the memories so others will remember"™


Copyright protects the creator of intellectual property – a video, a photograph, a blog entry, a news story, a novel or non-fiction book.

With the “easy” access of these items on the Internet, a lot of people think they’re FREE for the taking.  They are not.  It’s a violation of United States law to take or use the above or any intellectual property without permission or payment/compensation to the creator.

John Michael earns his living through his creative talents.   Taking what he produces without payment or permission is denies him means of continuing his work and covering his expenses.  The laws of the United States of America back up this claim.


  Items have an embedded tracking code to identify those who take without paying

Read here for more information and the penalties that can ensue for copyright violations –  COPYRIGHT OFFICE