Tag: Google Images

Google Stock Images – Can I Download Images from Google?

I get what you're thinking, Google is one of the largest search engines and content aggregators on the planet so it would make sense for them to provide a Google Stock Images service, right? Read on to find out why that's not the case, why you ...

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 ...

How not to use Google’s new “Usage Rights” Image Filter

As one of the Matt Cutts, one of the company's managers, announced via Twitter Now you can slice/dice Google image searches by usage rights under "Search tools. Thanks to @lessig for the request! pic.twitter.com/8mQxxebTHJ — Matt Cutts ...

5 dangers of using Google Images without permission

So you are in a rush, have very little time, know that your stock photo credits need to be purchased and you only need one photo. Quickly you do a Google Image, find a photo that would work for your blog post. You decide to upload the image to your ...

Dreamstime is working hard to protect the rights of their contributing photographers

Dreamstime has just added more tools to respond to copyright infringement complaints, a new system that automatically acts on copy right infringement complaints instead of the manual system that is used by stock photography agencies currently. ...

123rf.com takes top spot as a stock photo agency

123rf has been building their stock photo database from contributing photographers since 2005, making them a newer stock photo agency to join the business of stock photos. Just 6 years later 123rf has joined the ranks of one of the top stock ...

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 ...

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 may bloggers or website designers find it challenging to locate and use stock photography. ...

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 ...

How can i remove the watermark from a photo?

A watermark on any photo is an indication that the photo has not been purchased from the stock photo agency.  For copyright reasons a watermark, generally the logo of the stock agency, is placed on an image so the image can be viewed by potential ...

How to search for an stock photo?

Searching for a stock photo that you can buy and use for design needs is best done using stock photography agency websites.  Conducting a Google search will bring up many photos and images, but your legal right to use these online photos is not ...

I need photos for putting on my Facebook wall

Keeping your facebook profile interesting so that your friends comment or like your status can be difficult, but stock photos are a great way to keep your friends up to date, interested and will increase participation on your facebook wall.  If you ...

How can I buy a photo I found on the Internet?

Now that you've found the perfect photo on the Internet, you're ready to see if you can buy it for your project. So how do you buy a photo you found the Internet? Google Images? Searching Google images for a specific photo can be a mind-boggling ...

Why use a Stock Photo Agency rather than a Google Image search?

While it may be tempting to go right for a Google image search when you need a photo for a project, it's worth the time, effort and expense to invest in an image from a stock photo agency. When you grab images or photos from a Google image search, ...

Can i use these photos for my private blog or website?

The Internet is famous for the amount of free information it provides. You can read books, learn new things, and even take college courses for free online. We've grown to be very accustomed to things being free online, and that can pose a problem. ...