Have you ever thought if the photographs or images that you use in your website, blog, graphic design, presentation, report, yearbook, etc. can be used and published with completely legal guarantees? Any doubts about the images that illustrate that enrich your designs?
You should keep in mind that all image, visual archive, design, icon, artwork, photography or resource graph, present or not on the Internet, has author or creator. From the first moment in which the work or piece was made or created, either digital or analog, already belongs to its creator or owner, and must therefore be taken into consideration.
Trying to not break at any time the Intellectual Property Law (LPI), it would be convenient to use other resources, graphics, visual sources and free elements, creative commons (cc) or royalty-free (royalty-free).
The banks of photographs or images available to the public amateur and also for professionals of Visual Arts which is basic to be able to illustrate news in blogs, company information, advertising designs, or visual creations instantly.
The steps are really simple:
1. search of a image Bank, basically in stock, on the Internet without limitations.
2. Registration process absolutely free> Search images according to theme > Download the visual archive according to weight, size and resolution.
3. What must be considered is, mainly, that the resolution of output images and royalty-free photographs
(royalty-free) was of 72 ppp (for digital use, display or web). In any case we will have to use these images for print, digital or offset. Key aspects such as the color profile and the resolution of these images are set to be treated by pixels and not by pigments of color on paper or other analog material.
What is clear is that if we want these images or photographs to have a printed application, you will have to pay a fee credits of right of use and graphic exploitation, mainly for image files with a minimum output of 300 ppp CMYK.
The list of stock image banks* more used by design and communication professionals is wide… here are some references:
- Flickr Creative Commons
- Banco de fotos de la UNESCO
- Public Domain Photos
- Creative Commons Search
*In some cases, the use of different stock images involves the use of credits from the author of the image as a requirement.
As well as, since juanjook.com is recommended that in the task of image search, essential to illustrate your creations, posts, documents, designs, reports, presentations, etc. the use of known sources such as
As well as, from juanjook.com it is recommended that in the task of image search, essential to illustrate your creations, posts, documents, designs, reports, presentations, etc. the use of known sources such as Altavista, Bing, Altavista, Bing, Yahoo, Google or Flickr, could lead to certain risks. Those images are always protected by Copyright although it access was fast, direct and free.