• Creative Commons - ...give people the right to share, use, and even build upon a work you’ve created, you should consider publishing it under a Creative Commons license. CC gives you flexibility (for example, you can choose to allow only non-commercial uses) and protects the people who use your work, so they don’t have to worry about copyright infringement, as long as they abide by the conditions you have specified.

Source: How to Attribute Creative Commons photos by Foter (CC BY-SA)


  • Jeffrey’s “Creative Commons” Lightroom Plugin
  • setting Creative Commons license on Flickr photos
  • Creative Commons within 500px
  • photographyer Michael Muraz uses Attribution - Non Commercial - No Derivatives (BY-NC-ND) licensing for his photographs. His specific guidance with Google+:
    • mention the license on your profile
      • His Google+ profile includes the following All my images are licensed under Creative Commons: you are free to use them in a non-commercial way, without modifying them and if you mention my name. For any other use, please contact me.
    • add a note in each of your posts
    • include the copyright notice in the metadata of your images
    • Another good thing is that the 3 conditions can be waived by the owner, which means that you can sell your images or allow derivatives to specific people.

Examples of Creative Commons license.

for Attribution / Non Commercial / No Derivatives
for Attribution / Share Alike

UPDATES: I noticed updates to v 4.0, and I'm not exactly sure what the evolution or the changes are between versions. Looking at the logo's above: A/NC/ND is 3.0 and A/SA is 4.0. Here is the link to the 4.0 Attribution / ShareAlike human readable Creative Commons text 2015-04-02

Attribution for Creative Content licensed works

Search for Creative Commons content

Creative Commons licensed music

  • CCmixter page for Ivan Chew, RamblingLibrarian ... community music remixing site featuring remixes and samples licensed under Creative Commons licenses. Music on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons license. You are free to download and sample from music on this site and share the results with anyone, anywhere, anytime. Some songs might have certain restrictions, depending on their specific licenses. Each submission is marked clearly with the license that applies to it. Music Discovery at digCCmixter

REFERENCE to my CC web statement

Creative Commons License

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