The Legal Use of Images
There are rules and regulations for using images. You can’t just grab an image from the internet and use it without permission.
Instead of using illegal images, several options allow you to use images legally from several sources, to use for presentations, websites, marketing campaigns, posts, and artwork, etc.
Have a look at the web pages I have included in this section that will lead you to the most popular royalty-free image sites.
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Sites Offering Public Domain Images
Public domain images are free to use for anyone. The public domain allows the free use of the content for any purpose. The purpose of the public is not for profit but as a public service. People contribute to the public domain, while others use the content.
Have a look at the resources to follow listing public domain images.
Understanding Image Copyright Laws
As mentioned above, you can’t use other people’s content without permission. There are copyright laws to protect people’s work. With these laws in place, people are encouraged to create.
If there were no copyright laws, people could use any work they found, and content creators may be worried about protecting their work and discouraged from coming up with anything new.
Web Pages I have Selected Related To Image Copyright Laws
All you need to know about Copyright licenses
When using other people’s work, you can purchase a license to use the work legally.
For example, a photo may have a license for using it in editorial content, while there is another license for marketing. There also may be restrictions on how many images you can distribute.
Have a look at the resources I have collected related to Copyright licenses.