What Is Editorial License or Editorial Usage of Stock Images?

From Photobuyers

Most of the images at microstocks can be used for commercial purposes. It means that you can use these pictures for advertising, for printing on t-shirts or package of your product, for decorating, etc.
In fact there are no restrictions for usage of such images. Of course except mental and ethical reasons (see “Are there any restrictions on microstock’s image using?”).

At the same time you can see another type of images at microstocks. This type of pictures is intented for editorial use only and commercial use of it is prohibited….Read more

Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses