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Author Topic: Royalty Free, Rights managed & licensed  (Read 5271 times)

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« on: October 28, 2009, 11:11 »
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just curious. why is buying a royalty free photo much,much cheaper than licensed ? it seems RF offers a lot more advantage from a buyer perspective,right?


« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2009, 15:01 »
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It isn't necessarily cheaper, and the advantage is that you get the image you want, if it is only available as RM.

« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2009, 17:54 »
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There's less chance for competing companies to purchase identical images. 

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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2009, 18:07 »
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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2009, 19:17 »
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great info. i noticed that photos with human face without model release can be right managed & licensed , and photos with model release can be  RF.i wonder why on earth would someone pay like 10 times ore more for a licensed file without model release ?

« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2009, 19:36 »
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I think you are mixing things.  You need a release for commercial use, RF or RM (L in Alamy).  If you don't have a release, the image is basically usable only for editorial content.

« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2009, 20:50 »
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I think you are mixing things.  You need a release for commercial use, RF or RM (L in Alamy).  If you don't have a release, the image is basically usable only for editorial content.

thanks.  but there's a huge difference in price between L & RF


 

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