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Subscription Images

Subscription images refers to a stock photo agency payment option. A subscription is when a buyer pays a monthly or annual fee to the stock photo agency and are then awarded a set amount of images for that monthly or annual free. Each stock photo ...

Editorial Photo

An editorial photo refers to an identifiable person (celebrity or public figure) or place (white house, empire state building) or event (royal wedding, olympics) that has a set licensing terms that determine how this type of photo can be used. ...

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 ...

Royalty Free (RF)

This is a licensing term used in the creative industry of stock photography that enables a stock photo buyer to use a purchased photo as many times as the stock agency license outlines in their terms and conditions without having to pay a royalty to ...

Rights Managed (RM)

This is another licensing term used in the stock photo business that restricts the use of a photo with very clear terms and conditions but provides the buyer with more exclusive use of the photo. Rights managed photos provide the buyer with ...

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 ...

Resolution

The term resolution when used to describe a photo or image refers to the number of dots per square inch are used to crate the photo. The higher the resolution the better the quality of an image. In the photography world, 72 dpi and 300 dpi are the ...

Microstock

Microstock is a term used by stock photo agencies that promote photographers, both professional and amateur, to buyers and sell licenses to mainly Royalty Free images. Microstock was a term that enable stock photo agencies to separate their business ...

Creative Commons (CC)

This is a license used by photographers that allows them to offer their photos for free but the user still has to comply with certain licensing items in order to use the photo. If a creative commons licensed photo is used the photographer has to be ...

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 ...

Stock Photo

Stock photo is a term used to describe an image that is bought from the photographer or stock agency directly. These images are sold with the intention to sell them multiple times to different buyers for use in graphic designs, websites, digital ...