Can I print a free stock photo with standard licence and use it as photography backdrop for images that I create? I create product images to sell but the backdrop itself would not constitute the primary value of my work. Find attached examples of work that I create.
Thank you for any hints.
I suppose that this is one of the cases, where you would need legal advice. My guts say that you would be ok, especially if the backdrops are abstract assets.
Look here for more information on licensing: https://community.adobe.com/t5/stock/links-for-licensing-terms/td-p/11366788
(Disclaimer: As always with licensing, this is my interpretation of the rules. I think they are correct and advice is based on reading and interpreting the licence terms and on fair use for both the buyer and the artist/stock company, but I cannot rule out that my interpretation is wrong. I'm not an Adobe employee).
My opinion is that it would be okay based on this statement in the License Terms;
"With a Standard license, you may not:
Since the stock image you've licensed is NOT the primary value of the product you're creating, it appears that you're safe in using a background image in this manner. There are millions of background images in Adobe Stock which I presume are made available for applications such as yours.