Restrict Usage of photos

New Here ,
Aug 05, 2021 Aug 05, 2021

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I did an image search of one of my photos and found it on a site that 

was selling wall size posters for $285. There are hundreds of other images

on this site for print sales and the photographer is not given any royalties.

Seems like this is a violation of the stock usage agreement?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 05, 2021 Aug 05, 2021

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Hello @hugojames , I too have found my photos on several such sites. World wide. These are Adobe resellers that have access to the Adobe API. You recieve a comission when they sell your photo. The question is "how high is the comission?". Under standard licensing, they are not allowed to use our photos on merchandise. Do they have another license? There is no way for us to find out. There is no way to find out if a photo was sold. 

Let us know if you can find any useful info.

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There are hundreds of other images

on this site for print sales and the photographer is not given any royalties.


By @hugojames

Why do you assume that you do not get royalties? If the images display the Adobe watermark, you get your share of royalties if a customer selects your picture. Adobe especially offers an API for use for those people to be able to offer stock images for a print on demand.

 

You could post the link to that site here, and we will see what the status of the site is.

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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You get a sale when a customer asks your picture to be printed. The customer buys the licence. Wallsheaven is only an intermediary. You will get your share according to this: https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/user-guide.html/stock/contributor/help/royalty-details.ug..... 33% of whatever they pay Adobe.

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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Thanks for the link and explaination.  Interesting business model by "Wallsheaven".

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Yes, I've seen this with several other print-on-demand art sellers and it's been going on for a long time. You should see a sale after the purchase has been reported, typically delayed to allow for any customer returns (and then after whatever waiting period Adobe Stock has to get royalties to you).

 

The least they could do is set the default crop to "Keep the entire image" to display the higher price, lol.

 

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@Jain Lemos,

That would not help your royalty. You get paid the full price, which is not what the buyer pays. So you can keep it that way... 😉

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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Ha, too bad. Why is the photographer always the one who benefits the least when it's their efforts that make the product sellable in the first place? I already know the answer; this is called a rhetorical question...

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LEGEND ,
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Wallsheaven offer the whole Adobe catalogue, so far as I can see. Perhaps a hundred million photos. If you have no royalties, it suggest nobody has chosen to have yours printed; probably less than 0.1% of their catalog will ever be made into a wall print.

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