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How can I download images?
What license is granted with the images?
Do images always show up with the watermark?
What resolution do I need?
What is a Personal Use license?
What is a Commercial Use license?
Are these images Royalty Free? How many prints can I make per individual image?


How can I download images?
Click the thumbnail in our collection. You will be directed to the image details page, which contains the options of resolution size. You choose the size of the image, and click the Add to Basket. Once paid, you'll be taken to a download page where your images are waiting for you.

What license is granted with the images?
By default, all images come with royalty-free Personal Use license.
If you plan to make a profit from the use of this image, then you'll need to get the Commercial Use license.

In no case, Commercial Use license or otherwise, can you re-sell the digital image itself. The copyright is not transferred to you. You may not claim you are the owner of the image (we own the copyright). If you are interested making money by introducing our images to your customers, we'd be happy to do a Joint Venture partnership with you. Contact us.

Do images always show up with the watermark?
Watermarks appear on our website for protecting copyright. They do not appear on actual images you download after purchase.

What resolution do I need?
The higher the dot per inch (DPI), the more you can do with your image.
72 DPI is recommended if the image will be online, or for small offline prints such as post cards or business cards.
300 DPI is necessary if you plan on putting the image on a T-shirt, or a large sign such as a poster or anything where the image will be increased in size significantly. For use in color magazines, 300 DPI is recommended.

If unsure, for maximum latitude of use, you may wish to consider 300 DPI. You can always shrink down a 300 DPI image without losing quality, but it's more difficult to start with a 72 DPI and increase its size without some quality loss.

What is a Personal Use license?
All images automatically come with a Personal Use license. Read about it here.

What is a Commercial Use license?
Commercial Use license is purchased separately if you intend to make a profit through the use of our image(s). Read our description of Commercial Use here.

Are these images Royalty Free? How many prints can I make per individual image?
Yes. What that means is that you can keep the image forever, and use it without paying royalties each time you use it. This is limited to the first 50,000 images of the SAME image. After 50,000 images, please purchase the same image again to automatically gain the rights to print an additional 50,000 images. So for example, if you need to print 100,000 postcards, you would purchase 2 copies of the same image (50,000 x 2 = 100,000). If you reproduce an image more than 500,000 times, an additional Royalty Fee of 0.01 U.S. dollars applies to each reproduction above 500,000. For specific usage limitations, refer to the User Agreement.