Is it OK to use images of products in your hubs?
Does it mean copyright infringement?
Even if source is stated?
The easiest way around this is to use an eBay or Amazon capsule which includes that product or products.
Any photos of products have been taken by professional photographers, paid for by the manufacturer - probably at vast expense. So strictly speaking yes, it would be a copyright infringement to use the photo. However if your Hub is giving the product a rave review, I doubt if anyone would object.
I am not giving a review. All I want to do is to show some components of machines. The images are available on manufacturers' websites. I want to use the images while naming the source. Is it OK then?
If you're an affiliate then most probably the manufacturer allows that.
I have pretty good success asking permission to use images from site owners. Even images of famous people... (although the photographer was very surprised when he saw what I wanted his image of the Pope for...)
@ ASHWINSPGA and Julie:
OK. I am going to contact site owners. Lets wait for the results.
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