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Reflection on Fair Use

The images that I used for the gallery, were taken by myself using my own two hands and camera. They are stored and saved on my computer.

I know for a fact these images are fair use, since they are my own personal intellectual property. However, for citation purposes I think I am slightly confused about how to credit myself or show that I sourced the images from my own image collection.

Additionally, when reading about the four factors of fair use, I was a little confused about the transformative factor. There seems to be a fine line as to what constitutes fair use based on the purpose and character of use. I remember in art class in high school our teacher never let us use reference pictures that we hadn't taken ourselves for paintings. Where is the line drawn for what is fair to use when creating a new work?