Hope you are all having a great day. It came to my attention some problems about what sites are legal stock providers and witch ones are not.
I have made a very extensive research to make sure I'm not making a mistake by declining images with not confirmed sources. Please read very carefully, i will not battle about this later.
Sketchy sites with a lot of cropped images are not accepted.
So here a list of a few that we recommend:
Sxc.hu (only with the written permission of the owner)
Now about this site that is given me headache each time. Flickr
has a search engine like Google (not a valid source), that has all types of images in one place for you to find, BUT according to all sites i read, you can use the advanced search on the site to look up relevant Creative Commons-licensed photos and artwork. Be careful when using CC-licensed images to ensure that you follow the terms of the license completely. So from now one, the images i declined that has the CC licensed confirmed feel free to resubmit, the rest will be declined so don't even bother.
I’m well aware of the rules they have, this is a personal choice, I dont want amazing photos to be manipulated or changed, they should have a museum for those photos, not to be used by us. If you dont like it, dont buy it.
SXC.HU stocks are now forbidden Unless you get the permission from the owner. This is their new rule too. Sites that are NOT confirmed nor will i accept:
Gfxspot and the similar ones
Renders of any type or site
Any wallpapers site.
Snipstock (they admit they use public domain images and they dont credit)
Visualhunt . com It is a compilation of other sites like Pixabay and Unsplash without crediting any owner of the photos.
As always i recommend using DeviantArt resources gallery following each rules. So here its all you need to know to avoid problems in my groups.What the other groups policy is, i DON'T CARE nor will change anything here. So if you don't like it, feel free to leave this groups.
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