Finding and saving open images Using Compfight/ Flickr Nicole Southgate Image by qthomasbower
CompfightCompfight, according to their website, is notaffiliated to Flickr. Instead, they use Flickr’s APIto find the images www.compfight.com
Type in your search term - I chose the lovely Table Mountain - and hit Enter The next page has this on it.Click on Creative Commons
Choose a picture. Once you click on the image, it will redirect you to Flickr. Screenshot of the information block on the right of the Flickr page Name of the authorThe most importantpart of this page is theLicense part. If you see“All RightsReserved”, skip it andlook for anotherpicture. If you’relucky, an e-mail to theauthor will result inyou being able to useit. Tags: these are the keywords you type in when searching for a particular topic Creative Commons Licenses
LicensingClick on “Some Rights Reserved”A license page will come up, explaining the terms ofthis license CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0
How to save an image from FlickrYou might laugh at the simplicity of this slide, but manypeople don’t know how to do this.1. Click on the image2. Right-click and click on your required size3. You will be redirected to a new page where you will haveto (again) click on the image size you want+4. Save it to your hard-drive
Don’t forget to…… follow the rules as stipulated by the license… attach the license to the image… attribute the author Image by: jamalaly (Flickr)
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