There is always something new, isn’t there? I’ve started to insert a few photos into my various posts – some from my own photo collection – I stuck an album, called “Gargoyles”, a while ago on Facebook – and some from Google images. The thing is, I don’t know about copyright procedures here. I think I have acknowledged their use each time but I am still not sure if that is sufficient.
I don’t really know where to look or who to ask to find out. I suppose that is the same in lots of ways in life – I don’t know where to go, what to do or who to ask! So… I suppose, along with millions and millions of others I hope, I pretend to know what I am doing and I act as if I do, most of the time anyway. So in this case scenario, I will put myself to the test and find out, explicitly, the ins and outs of copying photos from anywhere in the web and putting them on my blog.
I should look for answers right here in WordPress. I could google it. I could ask a computer guy. I could read a book.
I know that I can’t plagarise something created by another person and that I must acknowledge ownership somewhere – footnotes,caption, that sort of thing – but I am unsure about such things as permission and so on. I’m not looking to buy or pay for an image, I just want to be ok about using one or more images, which are most definitely not mine, on this blog.