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Join Date: Sep 2005
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Getty Images is Now Free for All
Down goes the paywall. Getty Images, the world’s largest photo service, is opening up the bulk of its photo collection for free.

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Thought this would be useful for a lot of members.

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Join Date: Jan 2003
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Great news, Lucy ... thanks for posting that!!

Please note that if you do want to use a Getty image now, please do not "hotlink" to it ... they will remove it in a few days since it's dated material, then we will have to remove it for being a "dead link". (An aside ... it's similar with, too ... but instead, they actually change the photos to something else, so it becomes useless. We have had a lot of "wrong model ID's" this season ... because a member hotlinked to

See this link to the Announcements Forum, for more information about why you should not "hotlink" and what to do, instead: Hotlinking - Don't!

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Absolutely wonderful news to hear!

Unfortunately I will still have to pay for some photos, based upon how I intend to use them, as it won't be compatible with the new embed feature.

But nevertheless...

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