What do you prefer? Stock pictures or pictures taken by the authors of the hubs you read and why?
I take tons of pictures, and I think that stock pictures are ok, but I think it is much more personal for hubbers to take their own pics of things that are mostly about do it yourself topics like cooking and growing.. what do you think?
well, my hubs are mostly about photography, so my answer is obvious... I think most people can take a fine picture and use it instead of using stock pictures.
I totally agree with you, skyblugurll. Even though I am also a stock photographer and love to sell my photos, lol, I do like hubs with the hubber's own photos better. It doesn't matter if the photos are not of professional quality, it's far more personal and interesting than someone else's better photo.
I think it goes both ways. If I have the ability to take a photo for a graphic that I am looking for, I would prefer to use my own photography.
Yet, sometimes, the pictures you can find off the internet are just perfect and I am feeling lazy and don't feel like working with my own photography.
I love using my own photos, and I like seeing the personal photos of others. But there are definitely times when you need a photo that you can't take yourself, so stock will do in those instances.
Thanks for answering my question!! I don't always take the best pictures, but I do try!!
I always try to use my own photos. I take the photos anyway, so why not share them?
by Mom Kat 6 years ago
Do you use your own pictures in hubs?Do you use photos of yourself, your family, your friends, or anything else from your personal life? Or do you search the internet for pictures that match the subject you are writing about?What is your reasoning behind your decision?
by Monisajda 8 years ago
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by Jayme Kinsey 6 years ago
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by John Welford 11 years ago
I have published two hubs in which I used photos that I took myself, but I have seen many other hubs in which it is hard to imagine that the author was also the originator of the pictures included with the text.Surely, to download a picture from another site is a breach of copyright? So where are...
by satyam12 8 years ago
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by Janis Leslie Evans 8 months ago
All photos but one were snipped today on one of my best performing hubs. Is this a new editing policy in light of Maven? There was a time when we were encouaged to add at least 3 photo images that would enhance our content. The photos that were remove from my hub were not necessary but added...
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