I use free 123RF Stock Photos, as well as having an Unsplash account, for my blog posts, but even if they are ‘free for use’ I try to establish who has the copyright and attribute the images to them.
Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES, should “free” photos or images be used to make book covers – either buy the licence to use, or, take / make your own as Terri recommends 🐵
For those of you who have followed me for years or just recently, you may know that I am an avid, hobby photographer.
Frustrated with “free” stock image photography sites that promise photos that need “no” attribution, I take all my own photos for my blog and websites. My phone and now, my new camera, go everywhere I go. I’m always looking for interesting photo ops!
Truth be told, I am leery of stock photo services offering free images. Recently, Margaret at Sticky Readers mentioned Unsplash, a site boasting free stock photos.
I decided to check it out and found this article from 12/16 on Snappa Blog, 21Amazing Sites with Breathtaking Free Stock Photos.
“Many of these photographs are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. This means you can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all…
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