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Stock Packs from Pinterest etc - DO NOT USE THEM!PUBLIC WARNING - MASSIVE RANT AND RUDE EMOTICONS
I am seeing more and more stock packs here on DA where the 'stock' provider has 'collected' photos, textures and artwork from various sharing sites like Pinterest, WeHeartit, Tumblr, Flickr, Google, Shadowplay etc etc Well firstly it might surprise these so-called 'stock' providers that a lot of the images you have 'collected' might have originated from here on DA - that's what those little Share buttons are for to the right of a deviation so you may have art and photos in your pack that belong to fellow Deviants, not very smart
It may also surprise you to know that probably 99% of the 'sto
stocks we do not recommendlast update in 9 December -2014.
Many of these galleries are suggestions made. by several people who sent me notes if you suspect someone and want me to add on this list, let me know.
the intention is not to offend, And yes to alert showing examples.
see more info and tips here
in some images I'll put a link to a posting made first.
and if it is written (legitimate source), means that I found the original post and this post is made in a stock site, If you want you can change the link and crediting the original owner.
when I put [from Google] means it was posted in blogs, site of wallpaper, site sales product.. decoration ... etc. ....
ps: some of these people have been alerted, but unfortunately some prefer to do the wrong thing.
these are some examples that prove that we should not trust these galleries.
I do not recommend PNGs these galleries. look at the description has a li
Not legitimate stock tips /how to reportMany people ask me what this term means ¨not legitimate stock¨
and always ask me how I know? how to identify?. so I decide to post a journal with many tip,
first...the things written here in this journal, I did a long search. and I'm doing this to help and inform people about this subject.
and first I'll tell because I started getting interested in this subject. three things happened that made me pay attention in this detail.
1 - a long time ago, I used the stock from pixabay in some premades. and unfortunately I did not know that this site is not reliable, so I was denounced and I had all my contents posted in stock removed.
2 - I used a premade, but the person who did this premade used a stock that was not allowed to be used, and this premade was denounced and people who used also have been denounced and had my manipulation was moved to scrap for infringed copyright.
3 - I used a PNG, and after