Welcome and Help Center forum: Yikes! Have I just committed an offence?

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Name: Mika
Oxfordshire, England and Mento
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cliftoncat
Jan 10, 2016 5:31 PM CST
It suddenly occurs to me that I copied a database photo into a thread posting without asking permission from the photographer. I've read lots of postings with similar DB photos, and used one myself without thinking. Should I have approached the contributor of the photo?
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Horntoad
Jan 10, 2016 5:35 PM CST
Photos in ATP database can be use on ATP thread post without contacting the person who contributed it to the database.
As a matter of fact I think it is encourage because it helps draw attention to the database.
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Jan 10, 2016 7:46 PM CST
I highlight and copy/paste the ATP photo bb code or whatever it's called from photos in the database all the time to put on threads I'm chatting on ... like your beautiful database photo below. Green Grin!
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Name: Mika
Oxfordshire, England and Mento
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Critters Allowed Daylilies Irises Roses Hostas
Birds Multi-Region Gardener Cat Lover Dog Lover Ponds Foliage Fan
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cliftoncat
Jan 10, 2016 10:10 PM CST
Thank You! both - that's a relief!
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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plantladylin
Jan 11, 2016 10:42 AM CST
Thumbs up
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