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Clint Cummins

Trad climber
SF Bay area, CA
Nov 10, 2013 - 02:58am PT
These are well known here, and the photographer posts here,
so you should not post them without permission and photographer credit.

It seems you don't know the source; it is:

Please take them down unless you have permission from Dean Fidelman.

Nov 10, 2013 - 03:04am PT


Trad climber
Oaksterdam, CA
Nov 10, 2013 - 03:10am PT
the photographer should probably be made aware then that all of these are being hosted publicly on imgur- and being shared all over social media, reddit etc.

My cousin emailed me today with a link asking me if it was photoshop hehehe

Nov 10, 2013 - 11:04am PT
Blatant posting of someone else's work with no proper crediting is not cool. That said, I hadn't seen the image of the offwidth - a very nice shot.
sandstone conglomerate

sharon conglomerate central
Nov 10, 2013 - 11:08am PT
Where are all the nudies at when I'm flailing away(on rock)?
Also offended, highly

Sport climber
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Nov 10, 2013 - 11:59am PT
I have seen these re posted in about half a dozen places online. I didnt think photo credit was necessary. You all are acting like I said, "Hey look at these sweet photos I just took!"

Pictures posted online without an artist credit stamp embedded into the image are fine to repost. Taking credit is another story. I thought the point of message boards was to share things. Original and not original. Maybe you have seen these already. Many have not.

Supertopo puts that default credit on every pic one posts. I think you all know that.

Sorry to the real photographer if it is not cool to repost your images that are already circulating.

Sorry to the rest of you for making you look at something that was posted already. Hopefully you can still salvage your day...

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Nov 10, 2013 - 11:59am PT
I suddenly have an urge to buy one of Bullwinkle's calendars.

Edit: for ddsstyle. You can go back into edit, remove your avatar and post the photographers name.

Sport climber
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Nov 10, 2013 - 12:21pm PT
I know it is disgusting....the human body is neither beautiful or physically impressive
goatboy smellz

Nov 10, 2013 - 01:54pm PT


these images are how Dean makes his living.

McDonalds and Walmart are always hiring.
If you can't make money selling pics of naked girls then throw a hissy every time someone post those non-watermarked pics in a forum, well you're probably not cut out to be a pro photographer.


Big Wall climber
Crestline CA
Nov 10, 2013 - 02:23pm PT
Always a pleasure to see Dean's work, no matter the subject. He has been a great help to to me in my amateurish hobby too.

Nov 10, 2013 - 02:29pm PT
how hard is it to write all pictures by Dean Fidelman unless you're just trying to be a dick

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Nov 10, 2013 - 02:40pm PT
No such thing as bad publicity?

Buy Dean's stuff!!

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Nov 10, 2013 - 03:24pm PT
What Tami said +1.

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Nov 10, 2013 - 03:32pm PT
"You can look but you better not touch."

Oh wait that was Poison Ivy.

Love Dean's work!

Social climber
So Cal
Nov 10, 2013 - 05:41pm PT


Fixed it for ya.

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Nov 10, 2013 - 07:07pm PT
I thought Chicken Wing was off-limits to climbing, because of its proximity to ancient solstice markers.

Boulder climber
San Diego
Nov 10, 2013 - 07:12pm PT
Had the chance to meet Dean this summer in Yosemite Valley. Introduced me to slackline while staying at camp 4. Super cool guy!
McHale's Navy

Trad climber
From Panorama City, CA
Nov 10, 2013 - 07:33pm PT
The off-width photo is painful to look at...... depending on how you look at it.
goatboy smellz

Nov 15, 2013 - 05:22pm PT
Khanom, The op intentions was to share something he thought was ok and he gets bitched out by self righteous asses.

I've had several photos and artwork of mine spread all over the web. I posted them with no watermarks and could care less how they are used or if someone post them to other forums.

Roy posted several of my photos here of our XC skiing trips and never bothered to give me credit. Yes it's nice if they give me credit but I don't cry like a little bitch if they do not or demand they take the work down.

Maybe if Dean stopped acting like a crybaby every time his photos show up online he would get more exposure and sell more books and calendars.


Trad climber
CA Central Coast
Nov 15, 2013 - 05:29pm PT

climbing an OW naked!?!

Wow, now THAT is badass

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