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Downloading photos for websites

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melbedggood
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Posted Wed Feb 16, 2005 1:40AM
Hi there,
Just have a question relating downloading photos and for commercial websites. Is it ok to use photos from Istockphoto on major commercial websites, if I purchase an account for the company? I read the faqs but really want to make sure I got it right.

And if I design a website for someone (who is paying for it), I can use the images on their site, if I've purchased them on my own account.

Apologies for asking a stupid question...
Quirex
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Posted Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:32AM
Well, thats the whole idea of royalty free stock photography. If your using it on a website, it must be max size of 640x480 (I think, its written specifically in the terms and conditions of downloading the image).

As long as your not re-selling the image or passing it off as your own work - as in the website might be a photography website and gives people the impression that your company took the photo, etc.

I could be wrong but thats the whole idea of stock.
dscott
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Posted Wed Feb 16, 2005 8:01AM
Yes commerical sites are welcome, recently there was a posting in the In Action showing one on an IBM site.

I'm sure your clients and you will love the quality and prices.

Also, selling templates with istock images is a big no-no. I know that's not what you asked but it's nice to mention it.
melbedggood
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Posted Wed Feb 16, 2005 2:29PM
Great thanks for that, pretty much just wanted to make sure that I had it right and couldn't get in trouble!
Thanks for confirming!
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