Royalty Free Photos

Royalty Free Photos

Royalty Free Photos

Understanding copyright ownership is a clear responsibility of image users today. There are vast differences between royalty free photos and rights managed photos and “free” photos don’t typically fall under either category. Understanding these differences can keep you out of hot water. Before you use a free image, know who holds the copyright for the image and that you genuinely have the rights to use that image in the way that you choose.

Rights managed images basically allow you to rent an image from a third party or stock agency for a specific one-time usage. First you negotiate the usage, and then you negotiate the price. Finally, you get your image. What a headache!

Royalty-free images are a hassle free way to pay with a credit card online, and instantly download images for use as many times as you like in almost every way you require. There are a few caveats, however, so be sure to read the license agreement. For example, with PhotoSpin’s royalty free photos, illustrations and fonts, you cannot resell the image, nor can you place it on an image server. offers high quality royalty free photos, illustrations and fonts via a very convenient subscription service: pay one annual fee and download whatever you need during the year. This is a very cost effective and convenient way to use royalty-free images for as little as a $1 per day.

A Great Choice for Royalty Free Photos
Unlike other subscription services on the Internet, PhotoSpin also offers some of the biggest file sizes available for immediate download. Images are up to 17” on the long side at 300 dpi. PhotoSpin’s Super Subscription offers people who need photos, illustrations and fonts for signage and large print output a great value on really big images.

Of course, also offers industry standard sizes for print, web and screen presentations via their Plus Subscription. The selection is substantial and PhotoSpin also uploads over 400 new images per month so there is always something new on the site for subscribers to use.

The people at are just as helpful. They are available for all kinds of tech support regarding the use of images and a variety of image editing applications. PhotoSpin’s founders are a photographer and a graphic designer and designers work throughout the company with a clear understanding of royalty free images and how they are to be used. They’ll be happy to talk with you about royalty free stock photo usage.