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Getty Offers Copyright Safe Images

March 7, 2014

Responding to @dougpete, I’m adding some more information about copyright safe practices, this time with images. As described in the previous post on safe sounds for podcasting – https://joanvinallcox.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/safe-sounds-for-podcasting-canada-2014/ Creative Commons and, using Creative Commons licenses, Flickr, provide copyright safe images. On Google Images, you can find safe content, if you search under Tools.

Searching Google Images

However, the exciting and savvy new move by Getty, as described by CNN – http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/06/tech/social-media/getty-free-pictures/ – adds more options for images to use, at the same time as making misusing the images using screenshot etc. far less interesting. All Getty asks is that you embed the image, giving them credit and a link back to their site.

The embed icon looks like – </> and takes you to the code.

GettyEmbed

And this is what you get –

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