Copyright Theft - What's Yours is MineI am sure this has been discussed before and it's a difficult one!More Like This
How I personally feel
I share most of my work both here, on Pinterest, on my blog, Facebook, Flickr and several other sites. I also share the work of other Artist's I admire. But I and they hold the copyright and sharing is one thing but having it turn up as a background for some one else's work is another! But having said that who hasn't done this :-
Ignorance is bliss, and in the past some one else's photography often served as a starting point for one of my manipulations. Nowadays I don't do it, no matter how much the image calls to me! So how do you know what people are happy to share?
:iconRJohnstone: says ........http://sta.sh/026lgchtu6l4
As far as DeviantArt goes a "stock" image is an image that some one has distributed as stock and is happy for it to be cu