How would you feel if the photo of your children ended up used in a print advert and you had not been asked you if you minded or even want it to be used in that way.
How would you feel if shared granny secret recipes and then someone was promoting your granny secret recipes as their own they were taking credit for them.
The answer, you would hate it , you'd be mad as a hatter but when it comes to the blogging world.... we forget the copyright rules and click, borrow, take images and ideas with no thought to if we should or can. So let me clear it up for you.
It's okay to see a images and want to share it , get written permission .Ask if you can use it ...or if the site is letting you use them, Then credit that site.
Be inspired by some else work but don't just copy it ..... use it as the muse for your own art ..... credit the artist who inspired YOU.
~*To clarify.... nothing as far as I know has happening to me as yet but several dear blogging friends have found they images being sold on line ... not a day goes by when I read of someone art been taken without permission ... with new sites to pin this, pin that It is all too easy to forgot to credit the right person*~
My post was just a friendly reminder to do that or the fairy police will be coming to turn you into a toad.
The protection fairies buttons made by me ( Wendy Aspinall 2013 ) Images credits to hidden vintage studios , Holliewood designs and altered emporium at deviant scrap
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