Tips for Beginners Members - part 2 (stock)I realized that many people have difficulties about what are stock images and how and why to credit stock providers, and how linking back to the used stock photos, I refer here: Dear Photomanipulators from CD-STOCK ( thanks CD-STOCK ), so here is a tutorial journal especially about stock.
Review the first part here: Tips for Beginners Members you can find useful things.
This second part you will find all the basic and initial information about stock image.
I've talked about stock in my previous journals, but I also needed a journal only about stock, then decide to collect everything and put here.
What are Stock?
Aquick explanation: available images for use in personal or commercial, free or paid.
Tips for Beginners MembersLast Updated on 20th November
Four years ago I created my account and literally was lost, I had many doubts, and in those years I discovered many things and decided to do a special blog with such useful information for beginners because every day brings new members who are also lost, then I am posting this to try and help in some way some beginners
Start in the community in a good way.
Be an active member and try to participate and be part of the community, participate in contests, events, make friends, make journal feature, it is always good to see people sharing works, it does not matter if you still do not have many watchers, it's always good to see works being sharing and helping promote. Post your work in groups so that people can see your art and promote yourself, and always try to thank the comments and accept critics in a positive way. Always be correct and honest person, do not steal, copy
Dear Photomanipulators - UPDATEThis message is addressed to all photomanipulators on DeviantArt.
We, Stock Providers
are fed up with everyone who do not respect our rules.
We are sick and tired of photomanipulators
who do not credit us under their artwork nor notify of our stock use.
When we politely ask you for credit please do not be abusive
- it's immature and unpleasant and after all we ARE entitled to ask.
By DA Rules if we ask for credit in return for free use of our work
(stock photo, texture, png/cutout, premade background etc.)
then you must do it or we are entitled to ask for your art to be taken down.
This also applied to Premiums
This and ThatHehe you know I'm going to have a rant when you see that title don't you? So my friend Leni :iconCD-STOCK: posted this Journal the other day and I have been waiting a while to share it with you, one because I was mad at the time, not at Leni, but at the fact that she felt she had to post the Journal and also mad at someone whom I had politely asked for credit (via a note - yes yes I know I said I wouldn't do that anymore but I don't like to comment directly on stuff except where I can see the person is an habitual offender). The reply was to say the least truly offensive (even to me ha!), they had used this tree: in their deviation. I was then 'informed' that this was not my photo, it belonged to Google So I sent links to this: the tree in situ and this: https://www.flickr.com/photos/marfan/8149970397/in/album-72157606983572567/ - which is the wide view of the tree. So ownership proved i