Finding Images For Your Blog Posts – Saturday Sharefest!

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Welcome to the weekly blogging tip and comment game! This week I’m talking about finding photos for your blog posts.

As I wrote in a previous Saturday tip: photos in your posts are good. But how do you find photos and properly attribute them?

Texan Mama writes:

I think a lot of bloggers could benefit from learning what the rules and etiquette are for posting photos other than their own. And, hopefully, you could hook us up with a couple of sites where it’s totally okay to take the photos without worrying about violating copyright or creative commons or hurting anyone’s feelings or whatever.

The rules are simple: unless you have taken a photo yourself or obtained the photo from a PR person, you should credit the source. Simply add a line at the end of your post that says “Photo credit:” Following is a list of ways to find photos for your posts:

Now, let’s play a game! Here are the rules for the SITS Saturday Sharefest:

  • Leave a comment here with a link to one of your best blog posts (or just your main URL if you prefer).
  • After you leave your comment, visit the link of the person who commented BEFORE you.
  • Comment on their post and be sure to say “Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest” in your comment.

Now, go leave some comments! And please visit my new blog – Mom, Reinvented. I’m giving away a Printies Pet Design Studio Kit, along with two other great giveaways!

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    .-= Samantha´s last post: Holiday Travel with Amtrak on the Pennsylvanian, Kinda Classy Newark to Pittsburgh, Kida Itchy on the Return =-.

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  7. Advibrill says:

    Various of people blog about this issue but you said really true words.

  8. I totally had my hand slapped once, so this is a fabulous PSA. I had credited the site, but they only allowed links to be used. Lesson learned!

  9. OK on Saturday I am working. Busiest day of the week, so this a bit late. Thanks for all the link – age. Will use very soon.
    .-= hannah´s last post: Web sites I recommend =-.

  10. Since the comment above me is spam, I’ll skip to the one above it. Yikes!
    .-= hotpants™´s last post: Let me tell you about New Moon. =-.

  11. Some of these I knew about. Some I didn’t. I’ve since bookmarked the list. Thanks for sharing.
    .-= hotpants™´s last post: Let me tell you about New Moon. =-.

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  13. Happy SITS day everyone! Happy Thanksgiving too.

  14. I know I’m a day late but I wanted to still chime in on saturday Sharefest. Thanks for the great blogging tips, as usual.
    .-= Coniqua´s last post: Milk-n-Cookies: Taste =-.

  15. I know it’s Sunday, but Happy Saturday Sharefest!!
    .-= Jeanine´s last post: My Sunday – Wooden Bat League! =-.

  16. So, I’m a little behind on the Saturday thing…Anyhoo, hope it was a good one for everyone :)

  17. I’ll be checking some of these sites out! Thanks!

  18. Happy Sharefest everyone!!!

    Here is a my latest blog post!

    Love ya ladies!
    .-= Stephanie @ Geezees´s last post: Watching old wedding video… Mommy, why are you smiling so much? =-.

  19. Ack i’m so late!! *blush*
    .-= Typ0´s last post: I Have Your Back =-.

  20. hello lassies! i hope u all are having a great weekend..i’m totally kicked today as i changed my blog template, and i think the new one looks fab!
    this post is very helpful indeed.
    p.s have some fab pics as well =)

  21. Hiya ladies. Me too – glad I found you again. I think it was the feedburner thing. But, none the less, I’m back to having you in my reader again. All is right with the world! ha ha

    Have a great weekend!
    .-= Texan Mama´s last post: Saturday Night with the Bad Mom =-.

  22. Wow, I was lost since you changed over. So glad I found everyone again!

  23. I hope everyone is having a great weekend!

  24. Some fun December traditions for you to read over! Enjoy!
    .-= Kristin´s last post: December Sweetheart Moments =-.

  25. Great list of resources.

    I would love to add, PLEASE do not ever use photos from another blogger without prior permission, not even with a backlink or credit to that blog.

    I think I can safely speak for food bloggers as a whole when I say we are very protective about those photos – the recipes are our creations, our physical work is involved doing the cooking, and it’s our camera work & editing – not some fake food styling done in a studio for a corporate test kitchen! Off soapbox now… :)

    Well… I’ve been all about Thanksgiving prep the past couple of weeks, so if you’re still looking for ideas, check out my Southern Thanksgiving Menu and Recipes Page:
    .-= Mary´s last post: Southern Sweet Potato Pie =-.

  26. Here’s one from my bed rest days in the hospital awaiting the birth of my twins…

  27. Last lazy weekend before holiday craziness.. enjoy!
    .-= 1specialfamily´s last post: Things Should Be So Simple =-.

  28. Someone please send me a message so I know how to post my profile picture when I post a comment…I can’t figure it out, and I know it can’t be that hard…sheesh, it’s been a long day :)
    .-= Erin´s last post: Inmates =-.

  29. I posted a question about us being in jail…

    Please respond!!!!!!!

    Enjoy your weekends!
    .-= Erin´s last post: Inmates =-.

  30. I am so late at this today! Hope everyone had a great Saturday!!
    .-= Rebekah´s last post: Princess Addison’s Party =-.

  31. Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend :)
    .-= Chatterbox´s last post: Love Hurts (concluding part) =-.

  32. hello ladies!
    Signing in after a day without Internet! It was quite something! But I’m here now and catching up on my fave blogs!
    .-= Alexandra´s last post: Link love Fridays: biodiversity and music =-.

  33. I would be THAT person that comments even later lol…life right?!
    .-= Tricia´s last post: Something that Made me Smile =-.

  34. Top Secret Dieter says:

    yup…it’s 9:30 at night, and i’m just checking in. oh well, better late than never!

    hope everyone had a great saturday.

    if anyone comments after me…
    .-= Top Secret Dieter´s last post: I Didn’t Get Any Fries =-.

  35. Hey i have been following the Sisters for a time but have had difficulty figuring out how to follow the rules of the road. I really enjoy visiting the different blogs.

  36. Great resources! THank you.
    .-= Sophia’s Mom´s last post: There’s Nothing Worse Than Hairy Legs! =-.

  37. Pictures? I tried to get some good pics of very busy birds. They are on my latest post.

    Happy happy Saturday ladies!!
    .-= Julia´s last post: It’s a House Party, Sort Of. =-.

  38. Wow, I am so late!!! Happy Saturday!

  39. Whee! Weekend’s here! It’s technically Sunday where I am now. LOL! But all is still good!
    .-= San´s last post: Drumming! =-.

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