Like many librarians I often turn to Creative Commons licensed photos on Flickr for use in my presentations and blog posts. Flickr makes it incredibly easy to search for photos with a Creative Commons license. Unfortunately it also makes it ridiculously easy for users to change the license on all their photos at any time with the click of a button. There is no way … Continue reading The Danger of Using Creative Commons Flickr Photos in Presentations
Yes, the absolute correct way! I previously asked how you credit a CC photo from Flickr. Since then I’ve been doing my research and here is the results – The correct way to credit a photo. You need to follow the guidelines set by the license. I’m only going to address attribution. According to Creative Commons you need to: keep intact any copyright notices for … Continue reading How to attribute a Creative Commons photo from Flickr
Update 9/28/2009 Please see this post on the correct way to attribute photos, it includes example of an perfect attribution. I get most of the great photos I use in my blog posts from the Creative Commons licensed pictures on Flickr. Most of these request attribution and I’ve seen it done many different way. Some people just make the photo link back to the original … Continue reading How do you attribute Creative Commons Flickr photos?
I came across this cool tool from Idée on Circulation this morning. It allows you to search Flickr Creative Commons liscensed photos (or photos from Alamy) by clicking on the color or colors you want the photos to have. You then click on the thumbnail to get the photo and the liscense information. The only down side is the collage doesn’t list the url of the … Continue reading Search Flickr by Color