Joshua Bombard Photography

URL:  http://www.joshuabombardphotography.com/

FB:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Joshua-Bombard-Photography/101767316549419

This one was sent into me via the message feature.  From how his site and Faceboook read, I am guessing that he is a hobbyist that is trying to break into different fields of photography by using other photographers works to represent his own and create ads.  I know I’ve said this but I’ll say it again, DO NOT DO THIS.

*****UPDATE 3/26 Below*****

We will start with his webage.

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The first image in the slideshow is an ad for his wedding photography.

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This image is from esh photgraphy in Canberra.

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The second image in the slideshow is an ad for boudoir.

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The image on the far left belongs to SF Connected Photography.  I cannot find the sources to the other two but I wouldn’t be surprised to find out they are stolen as well.

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The third image in the slideshow is an ad for senior photography.

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The third image appears to be from a stock site, it is seen on many foreign language websites, this one is just one of the many where this image appears.

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The fourth image just made me laugh.  I somehow highly doubt that Blake Lively went to some random photographer for her senior portraits in Illinois.  This image is everywhere and impossible to find the original source to (well it could be possible but I don’t have that kind of time).  This site is one of the many, many sites this image appears on.

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The second page of galleries (I couldn’t find sources for the first page).

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The entrance image to the boudoir section is an image from honeybourne intimates that seems to be everywhere without credit.

Now onto Facebook.

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I’m quickly finding that the images that he has stolen are awfully pixelated.

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This image is from Model Mayhem but I cannot find the original source.

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This is the next image from Facebook.

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This image is from Hollye Schumacher and appears to be from the Junebug Weddings site.  This is a prime example of why photographers are hesitant anymore to allow bridal blogs to use their works without any kind of watermark, thieves like this one can just lift it easily.  He’s also using this image on his Model Mayhem portfolio.

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We get to skip down a few to this next image in his gallery that seems just a bit too good to be true.

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This image is from Tim Hamilton.

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The next sunset image on Joshua’s Facebook.

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This image is from Joep R.

I’m sure that more on his Facebook and website is stolen but I’m not finding sources, partially I am sure due to his watermarking he has added onto the images.

UPDATE 3/26:

This guy is still heavily using images that are either stock (legally purchased or not, it is still against TOS to display as your own work) or taken from another photographer.

The new gallery page.

New wedding gallery.

The original image is from The Way We Click Photography, here seen on ISPWP (winning #13).

The next image in the slideshow.

It is a stock image of a wedding dress, found online in numerous places.

Another image in the slideshow.

Another stock-type image with numerous sources on the internet.

Surprise, another stock image that apparently other photographers are also using…

Notice his watermark in the corner? Nice touch!

He had to crop the image to get the original watermark out from Dani Dunca Photography.

The next in the gallery… in which we are yet to find a SINGLE image that is his.

Another stock image!

Another…

Stock!

Another…

Stock again!

Another…

Stock again!

Boudoir Gallery

  • Lindsay11

    I was digging around a little here – I found this and wanted to share. http://www.joshuabombardphotography.com/#!about2/c1o6n At least he’s sorta honest about using stock photos? I hope he paid for them? I’m not sure how to react to this except laugh? (Be aware there is instamusic when you click that link) Also he’s a plagiarizer, shocking right?

    This http://www.joshuabombardphotography.com/#!about2/c1o6n similar to http://www.francesphotography.com/boudoir-photography-photos/page/5/

    • Meh …. in this case he’s honest about the photo and has a semi decent reason for using it.

      The plagiarizing is, of course, not cool.

      • Lindsay11

        If I hadn’t stayed a few minutes longer to research that, and left on time this morning, I may have been in a car accident! As it was, I was pulling up to it almost the same time as the policemen.

        So, thanks Photo Stealers for saving my car! hah

  • Ah, good ol’ Joshua Bombard. This was my “first” experience at PS. This got me a phone call from him and he contacted my employer. We all had a good laugh. Oh my, the good ol days. Maybe I’ll check up on his site and see if he’s still stealing/plagiarizing.

    • BullShite

      What a douchebag.

    • Lindsay11

      What on earth was he calling your employer for!?

      • He felt I was harassing him. Considering I’ve photographed most of the employees at my organization part of a 20th Anniversary celebration, we had a good laugh. 🙂 And when I commented below when this post first was posted (back in the Tumblr days) he wrote me slamming me and my photographic skills. I called him and he denied everything hehe.

        • Lindsay11

          Good to know this site has always been providing the crazy!

  • “©2011-14 JOSHUA BOMBARD PHOTOGRAPHY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ALL TEXT, IMAGES, GRAPHICS, AND OTHER MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE SUBJECT TO THE COPYRIGHT AND OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
    OF JOSHUA BOMBARD PHOTOGRAPHY, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. THESE MATERIALS MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED, DISTRIBUTED,
    MODIFIED OR RE-POSTED TO OTHER WEBSITES WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSIONOF JOSHUA BOMBARD PHOTOGRAPHY”

    OH. THE IRONY. All “text” is copyright Joshua Bombard????? Really? ALL of it?

    By the way Joshua Bombard, you STILL have plagiarized words when you talk about your Boudoir work you idiot! You stole text from here:
    http://simply-boudoir.com/blog/2012/02/16/why-i-shoot-boudoir-north-carolina-boudoir-photography/
    Idiot.

    OH, the vast majority of text on your ABOUT ME page is stolen!! Oh my goodness, did you NOT learn? No, you didn’t. Know why? You’re a talent-less hack who has to lie cheat and steal to make something of himself. God I want to punch you in the face. Repeatedly. Instead, I’ll just out you. AGAIN.

  • U Really That Dumb?