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Yes you can.
You hold the intellectual property rights to those photos because you took them. No one can publish them without your consent and it may be that you would have required a licensing fee for them to publish them.
Given that they are now ignoring you you have every reason to sue them.
I suggest that as a first step you retain a lawyer and have thr lawyer send them a demand letter demanding a set amount of damages to be paid to you by a deadline that you set and threatening a lawsuit.
What you can do is pay a lawyer a couple of hundred dollars to send a letter.
Then, if that doesn't work you would sue in small claims court and can self represent. You can sue for up to $25,000 in small claims court. So I'm not suggesting that you retain a lawyer to sue but only to send a demand letter. Usually a demand letter from a lawyer holds a lot of weight. You can send a demand letter yourself but it may very well be ignored because you are already being ignored.
You are very welcome.
I hope it works.