Please follow the steps below to license an image correctly:
1. Go to the URL: stock.adobe.com and make sure you are logged in with your Adobe ID.
2. Once logged in successfully, search for the image you need as per your requirement.
3. Click on the filter button to refine your search by various options.
4. Click on your desired image and open it to further see the options.
4. Now we can see 2 options:
License & Save to Computer: Clicking on this option will license and save the image to your machine without any further prompt. this option utilities one of your purchased licenses.
Save Preview to Computer: Clicking on this option will enable you to download a preview of the image which is a low resolution image and it does not take up any license. Also, it downloads the image with the watermark which you can use for finalizing purposes.