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Virtual Americas Photo Library
License our photos for commercial use. Learn more.

Licences and conditions for using our photos

This web site has photos covered under different licences. Most photos are owned by us and are under copyright. These photos will be labelled with the following description:

© Copyright information »

Free photos for your website, blog, social network, homework, hardcopy, TV, DVD, CD.

Even though our photos are protected by copyright, we do permit free to use our photos that are used in the Virtual Oceania web sites, (includes Virtual Australia, Virtual New Caledonia, Virtual New Zealand, & Virtual Tonga), with the following restrictions:

For all web site usage:
  • No more than 5 photos can be used from each country.
  • You must place a link to our site or relevant page for each photo.

  • For analogue and digital mediums such as TV, CDs, DVDs, digital presentations
  • No more than 5 photos can be used from each country.
  • Acknowledge the source of the photo/s, e.g., "Photo belongs to Virtual Australia".
  • Provide the web address to our site or the page where the photo was taken.

  • For hard copy use
  • No more than 5 photos can be used from each country.
  • Acknowledge the source of the photo/s, e.g., "Photo belongs to Virtual New Zealand".
  • Provide the web address to our site or the page where the photo was taken.

  • How to use our photos
    Feel free to save the photo to your computer and use as directed above.
    If you are using our image on the Web, then you can use our proviuded code under each photo in the photo pages. Look for the Embed this image into your site link.

    Licencing our photos

    If you want to use our photos outside of the above restrictions, want to use more photos than allowed above, or want to use the original photo rather than the low res JPGs displayed, then you can contact us with your request, or purchase a license. A licence gives you Royalty-Free usage and you get the original file.

    More information about our photos

    All our images were taken using a Nikon SLR using Fuji Velvia professional slide film or a Canon EOS 450D digital. The original files are in TIF format and are 600 dpi. The resulting digital files sizes range from 4000 x 2800 to 7000 x 5000 pixels, and each file is up to 100 megs in size.

    All photos are available for licensing and are owned by Virtualtopia our parent company. We are not an agency for other photographers, so we license our images at a price that is reasonable. All licenses for our photographs are between you and Virtualtopia only, there are no additional complications in dealing with photographers and any restrictions that photographers can place on their work.

    Our unique photos have been used by companies, organisations and individuals all over the world for use in calendars, brochures, magazines, books, posters, business cards, packaging, clothing, web sites, CDs and corporate presentations, etc. Some of our clients include multinational companies, international news broadcasters, encyclopaedia and educational institutions, advertisers, tourism organisations, government departments, and small companies and individuals. Our list of clients come from many different countries.

    If you are interested in licensing our images for use in your organisation, company or project, then all you need to do is choose a license to proceed.

     

    Creative Commons licences

    Some photos on this web site use a Creative Commons licence. There are four types of Creative Commons license. All photos that use one of these licences will link to this page and the appropriate license with one of the following decriptive links:

    © CC Attribution license »

    © CC NonCommercial license »

    © CC ShareAlike license. »

    © CC NonDerivative license »

    Attribution
    You are free to copy, distribute, display, perform, and remix the photo, as long as you give you credit to the owner of the photo.

    NonCommercial
    You are free to copy, distribute, display, perform, and remix the photo for non-commercial purposes only. You must give credit to the owner of the photo.

    ShareAlike
    You are free to create, remix, and make derivative works based on the photo, as long as you distribute the derivative work under this ShareAlike Creative Commons license. You must give credit to the owner of the photo.

    NoDerivatives
    You are free to copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of the photo — not make derivative works based on it. You must give credit to the owner of the photo.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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