watermark of my site on photos purchased with standard license

New Here ,
Jan 23, 2022 Jan 23, 2022

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Hi, if I buy a photo on Adobe Stock with a standard license, can I put my site watermark on the photo? I would like to prevent a photo I bought from being stolen from me by other sites.
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Jan 23, 2022 Jan 23, 2022

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As far as I know, you are allowed to alter the photos. But to be sure, please check your license agreement.

As a contributor, I dont want to see your name on my photos. Even though you bought it, it belongs to me. Put my name on the photo! Problem solved.

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Jan 24, 2022 Jan 24, 2022

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I don't want to put my name on the photos. I want to put the name of the blog. If I don't put anything and everyone saves image with name, won't the contributor sell less photos?

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 23, 2022 Jan 23, 2022

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This is a Stock user question, not a Stock Contributor question.  I am moving this post to Adobe Stock.

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Jan 26, 2022 Jan 26, 2022

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This looks complicated. You cannot claim being the creator of the asset. You can, however, watermark it appropriately. Anyhow, you won't put a full resolution picture on your site. That too is a good protection.

 

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).

ABAMBO | Hard- and Software Engineer | Photographer

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