Tag: Copyright

Google to Add Stock Image Label and Filter to Google Image Search

At CEPIC Congress 2019 --a photography-focused event happened in Europe last week--, Google announced they are working in a function to highlight stock images and even filter them in searches on the Google Image Search feature. Even today many ...

Where to find photos for a book cover?

The best place to find photos for your book cover, that's what every writer wants to know. And why? Because you know as well as I do that most of people do exactly what the old saying tells them not to: judge the book by its cover. The book cover ...

Where can I find and buy historic and vintage photos?

Blasts From the Past: Finding Rare Historic and Vintage Photos For Your Projects Historic and vintage photos have so much character and certainly tell some amazing stories. From the launch of the forever-doomed Titanic to the hells of war captured ...

Can I Use My Licensed Stock Photo For a Client?

This is a popular question that often arises for designers working with clients that want to use a specific design from their portfolio. Well, the answer to that question may seem difficult at first, but we will make it easy here for you to ...

Attribution / Credit Link

Attribution refers to the public credit used to identify the photographer or creator of an image, video, audio or creative commons piece. Credit link provides the same identifier as attribution but provides a link to a webpage or digital source of ...

7 Reasons why you should buy stock photos

Photos are being used more frequently on websites, blogs, slideshows and ebooks. The need for photos has increased dramatically and more people are using stock photo agencies to buy their photos and images, protect their companies from copyright ...

When can i use editorial images and when do i need to buy a royalty free licence

The Editorial license seems to live under a cloud of confusion, but it is really, really easy to understand parameters of its use. Editorial images can not be used for any commercial use. Royalty Free stock photos can be used for commercial ...

How to pick the right stock photo for your website or blog

Choosing the right stock photos for your website or blog can make or break the popularity, viewing stats or reader sign up of your blog or website. But many bloggers or website designers find it challenging to locate and use stock photography. ...

How can i buy a photo from Flickr?

Flickr is a Yahoo hosted photo sharing website that enables registered users to upload, share and tag their personal photos. This is not a stock photo agency like Shutterstock or Canstockphoto. The default copyright setting on all Flickr accounts is ...

What are editorial images licences?

An editorial image license for stock photos enables the buyer to use the stock photos for non- commercial purposes only. A photo that holds only an editorial license will be hightlighted by the stock agency. An editorial license on a a stock photo ...

Benefits of buying a Royalty free stock photo from a stock photo agency

There are many benefits to buying stock photos through online stock photography agencies. Some people are not yet using stock photo agencies and could benefit from their services if they understood what they are and how they work.  Many people see ...

Can i use photos in a website theme i have created?

You can use stock photos in a theme you have created as long as you are not selling the theme to other users.  Themes are created by web developers for templates on wordpress, blogger, tumblr or godaddy for free or for purchase.  If your theme is ...

How can i use a photo i bought from a agency?

If you have just purchased a photo from a stock photography agency, read their individual agency agreements before you use the image.  Royalty free copyright agreements are all pretty similar, but stock photography agency agreements can differ.  The ...

Where can i find out where an image came from?

Whether you have conducted a google image search or a stock photography agency search, the owner of the copyright and photographer can be found in seconds.  Stock photography agencies highlight the photographer or designer of all images on the ...

Do i buy a copyright of a stock photo or how do that work?

If you are a new user of stock photography agencies and the images sold on these sites, a few basic lessons are helpful to ensure you use the photos that you bought correctly.  Stock photography agencies are a great way to get quality images fast ...

What licence of a stock photo to use for iPhone and iPad Apps?

Current licensing agreements on all the stock photography agencies are unclear as to what licensing is required for iPhone, iPad and Android apps.  There is no specific licensing section for this new digital media. Stock photography forums and ...