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Why Steal When You Can Get it for Free ?

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Expecting that nobody will notice if you make use of an image that you just take without permission is foolish, tools like TinEye make it free and easy to find who has used an image without permission, and stock agencies such as Getty and others use paid services like track image misuse, bill the offender, taking legal action if images are not removed. Their tools help image buyers identify and license premium content as it appears across the Web.

If you are using images without the correct license, someone will catch up with you sooner or later. here’s a typical forum quote “I currently have a demand from Getty images for $1200 over an image I hot-linked to in a blog entry 2 years ago.

Check out this extensive list of resources, providing free stock photos with a table of comparisons:




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Posted by on January 4, 2012 in Photography


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