copyright infringement

Picture Perfect: 10 Sites for Writers to Score Free Images

Picture Perfect: Free Image Sites for Writers. Makealivingwriting.com

Where do you find free images for your writer website, your blog, or maybe a client?

You could just do a Google search for a free image based on a key phrase. But that could get you neck-deep in legal trouble fast.

When I did this for a post about trout-fishing, I found one pretty easily. But I couldn’t use it. The photographer who snapped the fisherman earned copyright protection the nanosecond he or she pushed the camera’s button.

So where do you find free images (or affordable images) for a blog, website, or client project?

If you know where to look, you’ve got plenty of options that won’t cost you anything.

You might be surprised to know government agencies can be a rich resource for free images. And there’s a growing number of sites where you can find free images.

Looking for free images? Here’s what I recommend:

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What You Can Do When Your Online Writing Gets Ripped Off

If you write anything online, it happens sooner or later: Somebody reproduces, recycles, or excerpts your work without permission. I can tell you that the bigger and more popular your blog or your online reputation or the blog you’re guest

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When Copyright Infringement Goes Over the Top

Longtime MALW readers may know that in general, I’ve had a pretty laid-back attitude about my articles getting ripped off online. Until last week.

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