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10:10 UK time, Thursday, 1 April 2010

"Should I start taking very bad photos to be able to get them printed?" - A student after Boots refused to print her photographs because they were "too good".

Joanna Ornowska says she was astonished when a branch of Boots in Coventry refused to print her photographs because they suspected the pictures were professional and illegally downloaded from the internet. "The staff said that they didn't believe that I'd taken them, it was crazy," says the 25 year old, who is studying photography at Coventry University. The company's policy on copyright means it is illegal to print photographs taken by a professional photographer without their permission.

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