photos, illustrations + design

So you want your images to be licensed? Creative Commons licences can help you expand the exposure of your images. Follow the step-by-step guide below.


step 1: determine the nauture of the images

Depending on the nature of the work you want to cover, will define how you can licence the work. Your work could be:


you can also add a physical notice of your licence on your image.

for example

© John Citizen 2005

this work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence

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don’t have your own site?

If you don’t have your own site, don’t panic! Other organisations have free hosting that already integrate Creative Commons licences

You can get specific information on publishing to Flickr or to Buzznet


more info Looking for more information on using Creative Commons licences as a creator using images? See the images section of the Creative Commons website

info.pack or view the images info.pack



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