If my print contains an image that isn't mine, can I still use it for print?
No, unless the image owner gives blanket permission in their journal or the stock deviation itself or the particular stock resources are submitted under a Creative Commons License that allows commercial use and modification of the work. Otherwise, Prints needs confirmation from the original image owner before it can be used as a print in an image you create.
Please contact the owner of the image being used via the Notes system or their email, if it is displayed on their profile.
Any stock resources used must be credited even if you used materials which are your own. If the use of stock resources is suspected but no particular credits were given, we will reject the print submission immediately.
Outside Stock- If you use stock obtained from an outside web source, you must provide us with the source. You can either email it to us or include it in your description. You may also make use our sample permissions document, which you can download HERE
. Keep in mind; most stock sites are NOT royalty free when it comes to using the images for printing.
Please also see the following FAQs:FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?