I am working on lengthening my hubs and putting in pictures. I was thinking of using Creative Commons for finding pictures but I am wondering - do I need to give credit to where I found the pics when using that site?
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Usually on the site where you find the picture, the owner will have requirements for using it. Some only want their signature or website link left on. Others want full credit underneath the picture.
Thanks! I'll check the site out. Do you know if there is an easy way on hubpages to give credit to people?
When you upload a picture, there is a caption space where you can put the credit. Unless they specifically say the credit has to go with the picture, you can simply put it at the end of the article, something like "Picture copyright XXXXX, 2008 All Rights Reserved".
Yes, that's what I do. I get all my photos off Flickr and put the credits at the end of the Hub.
Usually the credit has to be a hyperlink, not just a reference - and the caption field is not a hyperlink. So putting the credit at the end, where it can be hyperlinked, makes more sense to me.
by Holle Abee5 years ago
I used an image from Flickr that was under creative commons, labeled for noncommercial use. I guess I thought hubs were noncommercial if they didn't sell products. Anyway, the photographer contacted me and demanded...
by Jeff Davis6 years ago
is it necessary to cite the origin of your photos if you downloaded them from somewhere? and is it necessary to copyright or somehow mark photos posted that you yourself has taken? thank you in advance for any input.
by ladyvenus7 years ago
I find It hard to follow there new rules. grrrr can't download photos anymore.
by ofmelancholy6 years ago
Picture covers bon jovi by the way.
by salt7 years ago
please if anyone can tell me if there is a correct way to attribute for creative commons.. and if this applies just to flickr or other sources.
by jfay20115 years ago
I've been publishing most of my photos on my hubs but would like to maybe use some other photos too sometimes. Any thoughts?
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