I'm not talking about images you get from banners when you insert an HTML code into your Website, but about those you can see on the actual site of a merchant you're affiliated with.

For example - Amazon. If I'm already an affiliate of Amazon, can I just search there for a product I'm promoting and use one of the images I can see in stores, or should I only use what I get from affiliate links provided to me by Amazon?

My problem is those images I get from links are very general and sometimes really small, whereas stores have several large images of a product made from different angles.

I recently decided to start a review site and I really need those images, but for some of the products I just can't find free-to-use pictures - even on Google.

Would appreciate any help.

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billybons Premium
It's ok when you can get an image of the product from manufacturer's website, not from the third party.
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Dmitriy Premium
Hi Kirill,

Thanks! I think I'll get the images from the manufacturer's site, then.
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tyrellch Premium
Oh thank you for the question and JV for the answer. I am promoting products from three suppliers and had decided (hesitantly) to use their product images on my site and generated affiliate links to put on those products.

This gives me some comfort.

Tyrell
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jvranjes Premium
Not sure that I understand correctly. You are affiliate with Amazon and images of the product are there. But they are not good enough. So you would like to use them from the actual manufacturer? If so, I do this sometimes but rarely. In one tutorial Jay says this is ok because you promote their product from Amazon so they would not mind. This is probably so.
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Dmitriy Premium
Hi Jovo,

No, I'm not an affiliate of Amazon right now - just used them as an example. I'm an affiliate of Geekbuying, they're much like Amazon, only not THAT big.

Anyway, here's what I mean: as their affiliate, from my "control panel" on their site, I have access to content with affiliate links. Unfortunately, they do not provide large, good quality images of products, and all the images are usually made with products seen from only one side. I think that's also the case with Amazon - at least I wasn't able to find better images when I was their affiliate.

Now then, what I'd like to use are the images from the product pages I can view as a BUYER - those, which usually show an item from all the different angles and which you can sometimes zoom in. All the images are actually watermarked with Geekbuying stamps, so I think that's probably OK to use them, as I'm already their affiliate anyway.

I just want to be sure I'm not wrong about that.
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jvranjes Premium
Did not know about this, but it looks completely OK to use them. You are selling their stuff, I would not hesitate.
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Dmitriy Premium
OK, thanks, Jovo!
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Dreamer56 Premium
yes that is a great way ti get images. just make sure you get your affiliate link attached to them
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Dmitriy Premium
Thanks, Tim!
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Dreamer56 Premium
My pleasure
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Dmitriy Premium
Actually, I don't want to attach affiliate links to them - those I place in other places throughout the review.

Right now I posted the images at my own risk - you can take a look at my page if you wish: http://gaming-on-the-go.com/handhelds-reviews/gpd-xd-review-an-excellent-android-handheld-gaming-device
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