When you are using images (and other media) in blog posts or projects you create, use the following guidelines.
- Homegrown and Public Domain: Use images you create yourself or images in the public domain.
- Creative Commons: Use images others have granted permission to re-use
- Fair Use: Use images following fair use guidelines in the country where you live (if available)
Use the following websites to find Creative Commons-licensed images. Check the license terms and be sure you comply. This always includes giving ATTRIBUTION for the source.
- Flickr Creative Commons Image Search (Attribution-only)
- Other Flickr Creative Commons Images
- Other Copyright-friendly Image Sources from Joyce Valenza
- More suggestions on the Images page of TalkWithMedia.com.