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Can I Use Images from Google Images?

This is an Internet old question. Should you just right click and download an image, use it in a project and never worry about it? Or maybe you shouldn't.The shortest answer is: maybe.The long and comprehensive answer is, however, more complex. So let's decipher it.Let's say you're working on a newsletter for a travel company for the sake of a tangible example. This newsletter involves tropical vacations, cocktails, waterfront resorts, the whole tropical dream in one package.... continue reading

Why Use Dreamstime Legal Photos vs. Pull Photos from Search Engines?

Topic today : Why use legal, licensed images from Dreamstime vs. pulling from a search engine or social media?  Did you think that? Why we don't use any photos we want from Google search engines or from Pinterest like social medias?Here's the reasons that you may know or might know :1. Free Photos Are EverywhereIf you're using free photos from search engines such as Google, let's imagine. You're preparing to make a travel advertisement on your local TV channels. You make it and sent... continue reading

XRAY IMAGES - discussion about the information, art and legal issues

As the visible light is used to create regular images everybody is familiar with, Xrays are used for images of inner structures of objects. Both are actually electromagnetic radiation, stream of photons differing in wavelength - visible ~ 390-710 nm; xrays ~ 10-0.001 nm. Colors of visible light are coded by the surface materials that absorb different amounts of light in different parts of visible spectrum, however xrays provide us with information about material density within an object. Xrays... continue reading

The Low-Down on Legal Language

There is a recent trend among agencies to shift the legality requirement to the copyright holder who is sending the work to the agent, aka the photographer.A lot of this is practical. The agent cannot certify that a model/property release is legal since the agent was not a witness to the proceedings of how it was obtained (proper signature, compensation, etc). Then there are trademark issues (as products get super savvy to commercial licensing globally) for the items contained in the images. For... continue reading

Space Copyrighting!

Check out this article, not related to photos but to music:The Economist articleHow interesting was that?! & I loved CHRIS HADFIELD :D continue reading

New release templates

We are launching new and improved versions of our branded model and property release forms. The updating process is necessary, because the now outdated documents did make clear all the information we legally require from the signing parties on the present day.It has been several years since the last update and we felt we must address the increased legal needs and that we could present the information more comprehensively and logically, plus throw in a few bonus features.Please let me walk you... continue reading

Taxes from selling photos

Hello all.Please,can you clarify this for me?I live in Romania and i sell photos on different websites.My question is:I must pay taxes in my country for my incomes from microstock even if on some agencyes i signed tax forms?Please tell me because i dont't find this information anywhere.Thank you very much. continue reading

Is steak tax deducatible? :-)

What sort of materials does everyone declare on their taxes?Ink, paper, etc are all fine, but what about the items you shoot? continue reading

Sunday 27 - Changing time!

This blog is dedicated to all people that almost once in their life arrived too late or too early because of the changing legal /solar hour or the opposite.Next sunday many of us will need to change the hours in their watches, going back one hour. This means one hour less to sleep :( but one more hour of light in the evening :)!So don't forget to change the time in your watches!!! continue reading

Keywording made Easy, but is it Legal??????

Dear All,Today I visited one my idol's site, Yuri Arcurs, I admire this guy, I think he is a most successful stock photo personality.Some good tips and valid information in his site which is very useful for rookies like me.He is so kind to provide a link to Keywording Program, I was happy I thought well now no need to spend hours searching for keywords. ( believe me I spend more than half an hour for my images)Check this link Keyword Helper is this legal????? I spend hours to get the... continue reading

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