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Re: [teacherartexchange] Webshots photographic images

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From: david gran (dsgran_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed May 25 2005 - 13:07:14 PDT


Ah! Thanks for the info... I stand corrected :)

david
 

--- Judy Decker <judy.decker@gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings Art Educators,
>
> As a general rule, the images on Web Shots are NOT
> in public domain.
> They are all copyrighted. The terms of use is
> clearly listed on the
> site. You may not use them for photo-manipulation. I
> did do a search
> of the site specifically for "public domain
> photographs" and some did
> come up.
>
> http://www.webshots.com/
>
> >> 1. What Can I Do With Materials Provided By
> Webshots?
> "All of the material on the Webshots Site is
> protected by the
> copyright laws of the United States and other
> countries. You are only
> allowed to use these materials in accordance with
> applicable law and
> these Terms and Conditions. Any other use is
> prohibited. As a Webshots
> user, you may display Webshots images on your
> computer using the
> Webshots Desktop, send the images as Photo Messages
> and Ecards, and
> view them on mobile devices and/or on the Webshots
> CD ROM. Exporting
> the Webshots images into any other software product
> is expressly
> prohibited. No other distribution of the Webshots
> images is
> authorized. YOU MAY NOT copy, reproduce, retransmit,
> distribute,
> publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer
> any copyrighted
> material in any format, electronic or otherwise,
> except as allowed by
> the Webshots Photo Messages service. YOU MAY NOT use
> the photos for
> personal websites, books, magazines, greeting cards,
> PowerPoint
> presentations, or calendars. You may make prints and
> photo gifts of
> Webshots photos through the Webshots store. Failure
> to adhere to
> copyright laws may result in legal action taken by
> the copyright
> holder. For more information, please read the full
> Webshots Desktop
> Software License Agreement." Copied from the site.
> (c)2005 CNET
> Networks, Inc.
>
> http://www.webshots.com/html/terms.html
>
> Harold Olejarz posted a site with photographs that
> you may use for
> manipulation (in class use only - not for commercial
> use):
>
> Hamilton Museum of Art - from Hamilton Electronics.
> A place for
> students and teachers to share digital photographs.
> Easy to
> join...easy to upload your photographs. Curated by
> Harold Olejarz,
> New Jersey art teacher.
> http://www.hamiltonelectronics.com/HMA/galleries.asp
>
> Harold - if you see this - correct me if I am wrong.
> I didn't specify
> in my link usage - so I may be making this up.
>
> In general? If you want to do photo manipulation it
> is best to take
> your own photographs. Photo-manipulation does not
> fall under Fair Use,
> if that is what you arre thinking. I am not looking
> to start a debate
> (smile).
>
> Judy Decker
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