In order to avoid responding to multiple queries dealing with the same questions, here’s a list of the most popular questions and answers.
Q. Are images available for free download to site visitors?
A. No, images are not available for free downloading to site visitors who are collecting images for school projects, Twitter accounts, Facebook accounts, or for any other personal use whatsoever.
Q. Why do you have a website with images if they are not available for free download?
A. The website is a commercial site and images are not available for free downloading. If you are a bona-fide print publication, broadcaster, film production company, book publisher, website publisher, etc.. please register for an account and once acknowledgement of our terms and conditions are accepted and your bank details provided, you will be given a log in to access images for downloading.
Q. Can I buy an image from you?
A. You can only purchase prints of some of the images on the website where the photographer has granted permission for those images to be sold as prints. The minimum size to order is A3 or 12”x16”. No rights are transferred with the sale of prints. Please enquire.
Q. Can I scan a print I buy from you and make prints or other products to re-sell on eBay?
A. No, that is illegal. Without a licence to reproduce the image you will be in violation of the photographer’s Copyright and liable to legal action for damages.
Q. Can I buy a digital file of an image?
A. No, no digital files are available for sale.
Q. What if I make a screen grab and post the image on another site?
A. All images are heavily watermarked and can be traced using image tracing software. Images grabbed are deemed to be stolen and makes the perpetrator liable to legal action and a fine in the USA of $15,000 per violation.