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STOCK IMAGE LICENSES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

GAG artFrom the Graphic Artists Guild:

The Restrictions in Stock Image Licenses Illustrators and Designers Need to Know Posted by Rebecca Blake on October 06, 2015

“Microstock websites – websites that purvey low-cost photos, illustrations, and icons – have become a standard image source for designers with small budgets and undiscriminating clients. Illustrators have also used microstock, either in the creation of collage or montaged imagery, or as reference material for illustrations. However, both designers and illustrators are cautioned to read through the licenses employed by microstock sites. The low fees and ‘royalty free’ label extended by microstock sites do not translate to unlimited use of their images.”

To read more:
https://graphicartistsguild.org/news/restrictions-in-stock-image-licenses

INK encourages membership in the Graphic Artists Guild:
https://graphicartistsguild.org/about/cat/overview

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