Tag: photographer

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 ...

Where can i buy panorama photos?

Panorama photos, or panoramic photos as they are sometimes referred to, require a special photo lens that takes wide angle photos.  The photographer not only has this equipment but also has the eye to envision how a photo of this nature will ...

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 ...

Do i need to write a caption below a image i use on my website

When you purchase a Royalty free stock photo from a stock photography agency, photo credits are not legally required but it is a courteous thing to do. Editorial licensed photos do require credit. By crediting the photo, you are recognizing 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 ...

Can my colleague use the stock photo i bought?

Royalty free stock photos purchased under a company membership can be used by a colleague of the same company if the photo is for the same client .  The key terms are same company, same client and royalty free.  Royalty free photos can be purchased ...

Do i need the permission of the photographer to use his photo on my website?

When using a stock photo from a stock photography agency, permission directly from the photographer is not required.  The stock photography agency obtains the legal agreement  from the photographer . A stock photography agency does all the ...

Can i resell my bought stock photos?

One of the most confusing elements of buying and selling stock photos is understanding how they can be used. Images are subject to copyright, which places limitations on how end users are permitted to use them. When buying a stock image from a ...

Do i need to write the name next to the photo i use?

If you are a business that uses photos as part of your marketing strategy, you may ask yourself, “Do I need to write the name next to the photo I use?” There are several different ways to answer that question based on your uses. One area that ...