Tag: Rights

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What does Royalty Free and Rights Managed Mean?

There is a significant difference between Royalty Free stock photos and Rights Managed stock photos.  If you are going to start using stock photography purchased from stock photography agencies for your graphic needs, image creations and marketing ...

Are “Royalty Free” photos free of charge?

"Royalty-free" within the realm of stock photography means that the creator of the content (the photographer, in this case) has granted resale rights of their work to a stock agency. This agent (usually a stock photography agency) can then resell ...