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I Support My Fellow Stock Peeps Stamp by CelticStrm-Stock

Contests News and FeaturesWelcome to Stock & Resources 2013!
We hope you all had an excellent beginning to the New Year!  Please find below some very interesting contests, features and news.
Precut stock - all the problems :/
Precut stock is something that like Marmite, people either love, or hate.  Either way it brings its own special issues to stock providers and photomanipulators alike, so I've highlighted some very important points you should take into consideration below.
:bulletred: Precut stock is in its very nature "EDITED" therefore its is no longer in its original photographic form and should therefore be posted to resources/clipart OR stock/premade backgrounds/..  NOT to the usual stock galleries which should be reserved for original photography that has only very minor post production edits such as exposure/brightness/contrast etc. alterations according to DA's gallery definitions.
:bulletred: Precut stock - like all photo


Stock and Resources: Policy ClarificationThe Stock and Resources community is an integral part of deviantART, both for having an active community of its own as well as providing high quality stock to all deviants. 
As this community has grown so much over the years, so has the amount of invalid stock and resources that have been provided by some deviants. The Stock and Resources community feels like this reflects negatively on them, the volunteers have a hard time trying to teach people about valid stock and how to use it correctly, and it gives an appearance that deviantART Staff tolerate so-called “art theft” or copyright infringement.
In this article our aim is to reinforce our policies regarding stock and stock use and clear up some misconceptions.
Stock and Resource submissions to deviantART:
What are Invalid Stock and Resources?
In short, invalid stock or resources are anything which you do not have full permission to upload. This incl


Photomanipulation FAQsEverything you wanted to know . . . And MORE!
This journal will (I hope) serve as a one-stop source for basic information about photomanipulation. As always, if you have questions, I will do my best to answer them or, if I don't know the answer, refer you to someone who can help you.
What is photomanipulation?
Photomanipulation is art that uses 2 or more photographic elements combined to make something new. It does not include 3D elements. For reference, see:
:bulletpink: Photomanipulation vs. Mixed Media
:bulletpink: Welcome to Photomanipulation Week
Which stock am I allowed to use?
You can only use images or other resources that are your own or that you have explicit permission from the original creator to use. For reference, see:
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FAQ #809: What are DeviantArt's stock image guidelines?

FAQ #217: What are "Stock and Resources" and can I use them in my submissions?

FAQ #257: What sort of permission do I need to use someone else's work?

FAQ #193: How do I prove that I had permission to use someone's work?

FAQ #157: Can I use things created by other people in my submissions?

FAQ #792: As a stock art resource provider, how can I be of help in regards of stock art resource usage in prints?

FAQ #306: Does "Crediting" let me use whatever I want?



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CelticStrm-Stock Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome! :D
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AshenSorrow Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you sweetie for the invite :excited: :huggle:
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CelticStrm-Stock Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome doll! I switched the invite over to contributors since we're putting stock providers in the contributor section and stock users in the members sections :D :glomp:
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StarsColdNight Featured By Owner May 18, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for accepting me :w00t:
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rainismysunshine Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
If you're having trouble with managing your members maybe this will help: [link]
I have seen loads of people having trouble with this so spread it around. :D
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Tahlin Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2011
Thanks. :D
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rainismysunshine Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
:huggle: No problem!
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