Making and Sharing Digital Photographs and Open-Source Cameras

Taking and Sharing Digital Photographs

We all take pictures, and many of us are already used to sharing them with our friends and family on social networks, as in Figure 3.1. However, to enable any photograph you take to be free and open source, whether with a professional camera or with your smartphone, you need to upload it to the Creative Commons. In other words, it must be uploaded to a website that allows you to share it with a license that allows others to freely use it. This is far less challenging than it sounds. There are many websites that make this easy, and here we will look at just three.

Figure 3.1 A man and a woman taking a selfie. (CC0) ...

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