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Hey guys,

I hope everyone saw the announcement about saving your avatars that was posted up some time ago. They have to be re-uploaded now. :heart:

 

Here's how to:

 

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Note: Make sure you add the link to the source of your avatar if it isn't your own work in the Image Credit field.

We have two fields for this purpose now: The first one let's you insert URLs only, as usual, and the second one let's you insert any text, eg. if you do not know the source you can input "Please PM me if you know the source." or if it is your own work you can state it here, too.

 

If you have any trouble with uploading your avatar or finding the source post in this thread and we will try to help you!

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If my avatar picture was just found in Google, I just need to add "Google" in the "Image credit"? Sorry for the stupid question, I really do not understand the technical issues in the forums...:???:

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21 minutes ago, omn119 said:

If my avatar picture was just found in Google, I just need to add "Google" in the "Image credit"? Sorry for the stupid question, I really do not understand the technical issues in the forums...:???:

 

Google is never a proper source. The credit has to lead to the owner of the photo.

Can you give me the link? Maybe I can help with finding the source :)

 

eta: or if you don't have the link upload it to imgur.com and I can have a look at it

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Unfortunately, I don't have a source and even Google search can't help me with that. I can't even put "source unknown, please PM if you know the source" in the image credit field as it requires URL. Do I have to change my avatar? :(

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Phew, I found the source photo! Google very unfriendly in this search...Hope it's right!))

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39 minutes ago, liha said:

 

Google никогда не соответствующий источник. Кредит должен привести к владельцу фото.

Можете ли вы дать мне ссылку? Может быть, я могу помочь с поиском источника :)

 

ETA: или если у вас нет ссылки загрузить его на imgur.com, и я могу смотреть на него

 And thanks for helping!:2thumbsup:

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My new avatar is a picture I took of a page in Aoi Honoo... So it's both mine and not mine, but no idea how I could credit that... I don't know if it's possible, but making the Image Credit field accept non-URL text would probably help a lot of people

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1 hour ago, KatjaThera said:

My new avatar is a picture I took of a page in Aoi Honoo... So it's both mine and not mine, but no idea how I could credit that... I don't know if it's possible, but making the Image Credit field accept non-URL text would probably help a lot of people

Crediting is mainly important when using fanart or fantaken photos and also scans by fans. While it's nice to credit always, if you've taken a photo of a copy of ai honoo yourself it's ok to leave out credits completely. :)

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2 hours ago, Icy said:

Unfortunately, I don't have a source and even Google search can't help me with that. I can't even put "source unknown, please PM if you know the source" in the image credit field as it requires URL. Do I have to change my avatar? :(

No you can leave it for now. We will come up with a feature to do that soon :)

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I searched for source for my avatar and it seems it's a photo from this magazine (I dont know japanese, so i don't know the name). How I shoud credit it?

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32 minutes ago, Dori6886 said:

I searched for source for my avatar and it seems it's a photo from this magazine (I dont know japanese, so i don't know the name). How I shoud credit it?

 

since it isn't taken by a fan it's fine even if you don't credit it

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6 minutes ago, liha said:

 

since it isn't taken by a fan it's fine even if you don't credit it

Thank you for help :snpeace:

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On 2017/5/15 at 06:21, Dori6886 said:

I searched for source for my avatar and it seems it's a photo from this magazine (I dont know japanese, so i don't know the name). How I shoud credit it?

 

Hello from Tokyo Japan.  Here's my 5 yen to this topic.  Being a Japanese, I think I can read the magazine title.  It's "フィギュアスケートプリンス2016-2017シーズン総集編  (Figure Skate Prince 2016 - 2017 Season Memorial)" published by Eiwa Publishing Co.  

 

So if you go veeeeery strict on copyright issues, you have to contact the publisher and receive a written admission (most probably by paying a certain amount) from them before using their photos, because the publisher bought the photos themselves from news agencies such as AFLO.

 

But this "policy" would make our fandom world very tight and uneasy, wouldn't it?  So I personally think you don't have to go as far as to do it if you are not thinking making some money out of their photos.

 

Instead, if you happen to know the name of the magazine and/or its publishing company, it's quite a nice idea if you put it in the Image Credit section.  Then someone interested in your profile photo may want to buy the magazine with the said photo in clean print!

 

After all, I think it's completely okay if you omit crediting if your profile photo is from a magazine, if it's a policy stipulated by the admin team of this form, and it would be quite nice if you credit the magazine and/or publishing company if you happen to know its name(s) (in other words, it's not a "must", it's a "very good idea!").

 

I sincerely hope my English will make some sense.  :Strawberry::tomato:

 

sis.

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2 hours ago, sister555 said:

 

Hello from Tokyo Japan.  Here's my 5 yen to this topic.  Being a Japanese, I think I can read the magazine title.  It's "フィギュアスケートプリンス2016-2017シーズン総集編  (Figure Skate Prince 2016 - 2017 Season Memorial)" published by Eiwa Publishing Co.  

 

So if you go veeeeery strict on copyright issues, you have to contact the publisher and receive a written admission (most probably by paying a certain amount) from them before using their photos, because the publisher bought the photos themselves from news agencies such as AFLO.

 

But this "policy" would make our fandom world very tight and uneasy, wouldn't it?  So I personally think you don't have to go as far as to do it if you are not thinking making some money out of their photos.

 

Instead, if you happen to know the name of the magazine and/or its publishing company, it's quite a nice idea if you put it in the Image Credit section.  Then someone interested in your profile photo may want to buy the magazine with the said photo in clean print!

 

After all, I think it's completely okay if you omit crediting if your profile photo is from a magazine, if it's a policy stipulated by the admin team of this form, and it would be quite nice if you credit the magazine and/or publishing company if you happen to know its name(s) (in other words, it's not a "must", it's a "very good idea!").

 

I sincerely hope my English will make some sense.  :Strawberry::tomato:

 

sis.

Thank you! I will credit the magazine since now I know the title :yes: And your english is great :happy0158:

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18 hours 時間前, Dori6886 said:

Thank you! I will credit the magazine since now I know the title :yes: And your english is great :happy0158:

 

Thank you ever so much!!:626gdau: (Blush blush) (´∀`*)ポッ

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