Tag: License

Adobe Stock celebrates 50 million Files

In a new blog post, software manufacturer Adobe announced that their service Adobe Stock has surpassed the mark of 50 million assets available through their services. Catching up with market leader Shutterstock 15 months after the acquisition of ...

Shutterstock drops daily download limit and extends license

As New York based microstock market leader Shutterstock announced in their blog, the daily download limits on subscriptions were dropped towards a monthly limit. Clients can now download the allowance of 750 files per month whenever they need. PS: ...

PressFoto introduces ImageRent

The Russian image agency PressFoto has announced a new offer targeting the growing amount of online usages: ImageRent. The announcement comes a few months after Getty launched its Embedded Viewer to the public but ImageRent offers a few more ...

500px announces Market for Image Licensing

Over the years, 500px has become one of the premium photo sharing sites. While other services might have more users and images online, 500px focused on professional photographers wanting to share high quality and artistic images. 5oopx New ...

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 ...

Extended License

This refers to a licensing option that enables a buyer to use a photo in a way that is more than the regular Royalty Free rights and includes using the image or photo on commercially sold items. This license is more expensive and includes more uses ...

License

License refers to the terms under which the photo has been purchased. The two main licenses are Royalty Free (RF) or Rights Managed (RM). Each license differs and outlines how the photo can be used, under what conditions the photo can be used with ...

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. ...

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 ...

Can I Use an Image to Create an Illustration or Vector Out of It?

Technology today allows us to do far more with licensed digital images than just using them exactly as they are purchased. In fact, chances are that you will want to alter your purchases in one way or another, whether it be by cropping, color ...

Can i use naked photos on my blog?

Your blog and the direction you wish to take with this weblog is your creation.  If you wish to use nude photos to convey a point, highlight news, an idea or gain the attention of audience, the use of nude photos is a decision you need to make. Nude ...

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 ...

Where can i find cheap photos for my slideshow or PowerPoint Presentation

Fotolia PowerPoint Slideshow Plugin Stock photography agencies are a great place to find cheap photos for a personal or business slideshow that is not for resale.  Slideshows require a lot of images, and a diversity of images to keep the audience’s ...

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 ...

Where can I find free photos from Dreamstime?

Most of the popular stock photo agencies on the internet have a section of their site where they offer free images. Some agencies will offer an image of the week, while others will offer a library of images. As a photographer, offering some of your ...