How not to use photos you find or even take yourself

Friday, March 18, 2016 1:30 PM | Linda Austin (Administrator)

I hope you know you cannot just use any photo you find online for your book or website or blog. Most are copyrighted and require specific permission and even payment to use. Do not think you can just tell who the photographer is and they will be happy (same with using other peoples' written words). You may even be in trouble using your own photos! Below is an enlightening article by photographer Jean Gill about the use of photos for commercial purposes. Note that nowadays in the US, gardens and parks may also require permission and payment to use photos taken on their grounds.

 

How to Source and Use Photos in Self-Published Books

 

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