[thelist] Copyright law concerning images used on the internet.
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Thu Jul 24 11:49:43 CDT 2008
I also like http://www.sxc.hu/ (completely free images, varying
quality, many very nice, very professional) and its sister site
http://www.stockxpert.com/ (as good as I've seen anywhere else).
StockXpert uses a "credits" system at roughly US$1/credit that
sounds similar to the token system Bob mentioned.
On Jul 24, 2008, at 9:18 AM, Bob Meetin wrote:
> also add www.bigstockphoto.com to the list. I think both bigstockphoto
> and istockphoto use a token system. they are really inexpensive and
> web use you rarely need anything larger than the smallest version.
> depending on the stock house you might want to read the usage rights.
> some of the more specific houses like coloradoimage (really superb
> cost a few dollars more and are more demanding in usage rights.
> info at designbychen.com wrote:
>> Some resources for finding architecture and art:
>> - Clip art software (often has these types of images)
>> - Flickr (look for images that are ok to use under the CC license
>> for your
>> - istockphoto.com (relatively inexpensive, but quality images)
>> Most images in books are copyrighted by the photographer or agency, I
>> Hope this helps.
>>> I'm building a web site presently and I need to know what images I
>>> safely use. I would like to use photographs of different works of
>>> art and architecture, perhaps scanned from a book. Does anyone
>>> know what
>>> the rules are concerning this? Perhaps where I can go to get
>>> information? What images are safe to use?
>>> Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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