Question about Image Licensing
Dec 29, 2011
This may be a silly question, but I am a little overwhelmed at what I think is contradictory information out on the net (gee...not surprising).
So, If I am a developer for a company (which I am)...and I buy a subscription for images somewhere from a "royalty free" site (like shutterstock or istockphoto or somewhere similiar), can I reuse the image I bought through the subscription in more than one project or do I have to buy it again if I reuse the image in more than one course? I have read on most of their contracts that it cannot be housed on a server..no problem, they are in My Pictures on my computer, but the rest I am not sure of.
Secondly, If I decide to branch out on my own one day and design ecourses for companies...how then do I use those images since I am now "selling" the design which would include images I purchased from a stock site. How do you bundle your "design" to a client with images? Do you add the cost of the images into the cost of the course if you have to buy special licensing for that image?
Sorry if this is a newbie question, but I am a rule follower (been in HR for 15 years), so I want to make sure I don't "break the rules" so to speak.