Posting Photos Into My Hubs?
I am becoming a bit scared about all of this legal photo talk. I can never find any decent photos on Flickr that haven't been monetized or have rights reserved or what not. Where do you guys get your photos from? Do you just take them yourself most of the time? I have been finding photos from google images but I feel like that is risky too. Maybe I should just avoid photos all together...
Filter Flickr search by Creative commons and Allowed for Commercial use and you will see only the images that are relatively safe to use.
ALWAYS attribute with link to the author and it is good practice to leave a message under the original picture - where you used it and for what article.
(Sometimes people will come to read your article, just because you used a picture they like, or they made.)
I do not know if you will object to a photo taken by you in my Blog and say it was your photo.If you object I will remove.
I use RGB Photos, Morgue, Free digital photos. I try to take a few, probably not the best. I think it is important to have photos as it breaks up the text. It will keep people reading, though it doesn't get them there. Still important is good content which we all strive for.
I mostly use photos that I have taken myself. I'm still new and I don't quite understand all of the rules and I don't want to get in trouble when I've been here such a shot period of time. Overtime, I'm sure I'll understand the rules better and be a little less tense, but for now, I feel it's better to play it safe.
It is so easy to take your own with a digital camera. I also found freestockphotos.com. It was easy to deal with.
by Janis Leslie Evans 5 years ago
Regarding the latest newsletter about incorrectly crediting images, is it suggested that we take down all images that are not copyrighted or cites "google images" or "microsoft images." Should we, who are guilty, expect a violation email soon? Or worse, get idled?
by Jennifer Arnett 5 years ago
Where do you get free photos for your hubs?Is it true that you need a model release if someone's face is in the picture. How about posting a pic of a celebrity? If I'm doing a product review can I post a picture of the product? What about logos in your pictures?
by Crystal Tatum 4 years ago
Where can I get creative commons photos of celebrities to use in hubs?I am writing a hub on a famous singer but I am finding it difficult to find decent photos online that carry the creative commons license. I've had difficulty with this in the past too, although I managed to eventually find some...
by Mary Hyatt 3 years ago
I see Hubs where beautiful photos are used and are from Pinterest. The photos are usually credited as being from Pins. Are we allowed to use those photos??
by markbennis 8 years ago
Hello all, this might seem a stupid one but I still haven't figured it out yet. What is the score with applying photos to your hub, I mean can you just scroll the web and copy any photo you like?? I'm confused.... I understand the video aspect and that's cool embedded Url?? well...
by Mike Bouska 7 years ago
Lately as I hubhop, I am finding lots of photo only hubs. Are these considered low quality? It would seem that hubs need to have text of some kind besides a title. I started out flagging them as low quality, but I don't want to put moderators to extra work if these are considered acceptable.What do...
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