I know a lot of you haven’t seen this post I did on everything you need to know about stock photography. How to use it. Where to find it. I have gotten a lot of questions about this lately and since I have referred this post frequently I thought I would reblog it for those who have not seen it. Enjoy!
Is using stock photography cheating?
I would like to start out this post by saying, the use of stock photography is somewhat of a controversial topic. Some camps feel you don’t really create your artwork if other people shot everything in the image for you. Some camps think it’s okay to use stock for small segments of your image but frown on using pre-made backgrounds and stock images of models. While another camp thinks it’s okay to use stock as long as you are not showing the work in galleries but it’s for private commissions… and on and on and on I could go… Bottom line, this is a personal decision. YOU must decide in what situations you are comfortable with its use and where you draw the line. There is a lot you need to consider when using it. Once you read this post you may decide using it is more of a…
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