Looking for images for your articles or eBooks? Here are some reminders if you want to search and use Flicker images.
Of course, the kind of photos you look for will depend on where you will use them or what topic you decide to write. For Flickr images, they either fall under the traditional copyright or Creative Commons License. So you’re forbidden to use if the image is marked as copyright or All Right Reserved for your own purposes unless/otherwise you have a permission from the owner. Here are some reminders.
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work – and derivative works based upon it – but only if they give you credit.
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work – and derivative works based upon it – but for noncommercial purposes only.
No Derivative Worksmeans:
You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it.
Share Alike means:
You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work.
In searching photos in Flickr, use this link: http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/by-2.0/ because all the content on that page is protected by a Attribution License. Here is a sample image and proper crediting.
Photo by epSos.de
How about you, what site do you usually get your images? Let us know. Thanks.