Copyright Notice - Terms of use

 

Nature Photography Now

 

Copyright notice

 

Last update: February 23, 2017

 

Unless explicitly mentioned otherwise, Nature Photography Now (NPN) owns the exclusive copyright to all photographs and text appearing on the naturephotographynow.com web-site. All images may be registered with the US Copyright office. No images are within the Public Domain unless expressly noted in the image title.  Any use of images outside of the guidelines outlined in this document is copyright infringement.

 

 

    1. PRIVATE USE, limited to: (a) personal, non-commercial or (b) sample, design, test, or layout use ("comp use"), can be done without permission.
      All other uses require written permission obtained in by Nature Photography Now.

 

    1. PUBLIC USE (diffusion by any means) for non-commercial purpose by individuals and all-volunteer organizations may likely be granted free permission, but written approval is required.

 

    1. All others uses require a licensing contract and payment to Nature Photography Now.

 

 

Image uses that require a license:

 

Images that are sold, or used in any way in connection with any activity where payment is realized or intended. This includes, but is not limited to:

 

 

    • Use on behalf of any organization which has paid personnel, non-profit, religious, or government organizations.

 

    • Use in your professional work.  For example: internal presentations, newsletters, logo, stationary, cards, religious, and instructional.

 

    • use for advertising, editorial or promotional purposes, including any fund raising activities and auctions.

 

    • use on a commercial, advertising or self-promotional web site, or other media.

 

    • use on a product that is sold, or contains paid advertising.

 

 

If you have particular concerns about image use, or wish to reproduce any of the images for professional or commercial purposes, please contact the site administrator.

 

 Image uses that do not require a commercial license

 

1. PRIVATE USE for personal, non-commercial purpose is permitted as follows:

 

Personal, non-commercial, private use is encouraged and includes:

 

 

    • Screen saver or background image on your hand-held device. For higher quality images, consider a subscription from the site administrator.

 

    • Emailing a copy to a friend.

 

    • The above image usage does not require written authorization and applies only for the low resolution images that can be downloaded directly from the site.

 

    • Printing images from this web-site for display without purchasing the image is not allowed.

 

 

Please note that these are for private use only. All other usage, including the distribution or reproduction of multiple copies, performance or otherwise use in a public way of the images or text requires written authorization.

 

2. PUBLIC USE for personal, non-commercial purpose requires permission

 

Permission may likely be granted for free for the following types of reproduction:

 

 

    • Making derivative works such as paintings and drawing for personal or educational use

 

    • Limited diffusion in personal educational documents such as school reports and thesis (for students only).

 

 

However, you need to contact us for authorization with Download Dock -ID numbers of the image(s) you wish to use, the details of your project, or the address of your finished web page.

 

3 PUBLIC USE for volunteer organizations requires permission

 

Please note that "volunteer" and "non-profit" are not the same. If you are an all-volunteer organization with no paid staff or membership fee, and you provide only free services or information, you may likely qualify to use free image for:

 

 

    • The organization's brochure, newsletter or slide/Power Point presentation.

 

    • Displaying on the organization's web page, provided that you display next to the image: (a) copyright information and (b) an active link to www.naturephotographynow.com.

 

    • All-volunteer organizations image use require written authorization and apply only for the dissemination of information. Free use will not be granted for fund raising activities, nor for any organization that employs paid personnel, or charges for services or membership.

 

    • For consideration, contact us with the following information: (a) Name, full address and background of the organization, (b) Intended usage for the image(s), (c) Address of the non-profit web site (if any).

 

 

4 General conditions for free image use

 

Grant. Free image use can only be obtained by emailing us, after you receive an email granting the permission.

 

Applicability. Free image usage applies to the low resolution images that can be downloaded directly from the site. No free PUBLIC usage will be granted for the high resolution images available by subscription, and no high resolution images will be sent for free.

 

Attribution. No free images or text may be used without carrying appropriate copyright information next to the images or text, acknowledging that the copyright to is owned by "Nature Photography Now.”

 

No Alterations. All free images must accurately represent the original work and be used in their entirety. Tampering, additions, cropping, low quality reproduction, or other alterations and transformations that would affect the integrity of the image are not permitted. This include removal of the:  Art seal,  "© Nature Photography Now,  © Kent A. LeFevre, or www.naturephotographynow.com" Watermark or back printing.

 

Rights. The images or text of "Nature Photography Now" which you obtain from any source are licensed to you by Nature Photography Now for the limited purpose of personal, private use. In case of public use, any grant of rights is only for the specific use for which you were granted permission. Any other subsequent use requires a separate authorization. Further no license is granted in respect of any property rights. This does not mean that the title to the image was transferred to you. You own the medium on which the images or text are recorded, but Nature Photography Now retains full and complete title to the images or text, and any intellectual property rights therein.

 

NPN reserves the right to make future changes to these guidelines.

 

5. General terms of use of this website

 

Links

 

You are always welcome and  encouraged to make a link to any of the web pages (html files) included in this server without any restriction.

 

Prohibited actions

 

Embedding images into a web page, that is have a direct ("hot") link (img src) to any image (jpeg file).

 

Using programs to automatically download or spider large portions of the NPN.com site for other purposes than indexing.

 

Framing of any of the NPN.com web pages.

 

Music - Musical Content

 

Music on this web-site is provided under a Licensed Agreement with Sony Creative/ ATV.  Sony ATV retains ownership and copyright  of the following Musical content on this site as publisher and producer.

 

Americana

 

Verdant Stone

 

Morroccan Maraca

 

Bulldog Shuffle                                                         
Autumn Light

 

Lemon Porch

 

Note: all other rights expressed or unexpressed  remain with Nature Photography Now.

 

 

Nature Photography Now

 

Copyright notice

 

Last update: February 23, 2017

 

Unless explicitly mentioned otherwise, Nature Photography Now (NPN) owns the exclusive copyright to all photographs and text appearing on the naturephotographynow.com web-site. All images may be registered with the US Copyright office. No images are within the Public Domain unless expressly noted in the image title.  Any use of images outside of the guidelines outlined in this document is copyright infringement.

 

 

    1. PRIVATE USE, limited to: (a) personal, non-commercial or (b) sample, design, test, or layout use ("comp use"), can be done without permission.
      All other uses require written permission obtained in by Nature Photography Now.

 

    1. PUBLIC USE (diffusion by any means) for non-commercial purpose by individuals and all-volunteer organizations may likely be granted free permission, but written approval is required.

 

    1. All others uses require a licensing contract and payment to Nature Photography Now.

 

 

Image uses that require a license:

 

Images that are sold, or used in any way in connection with any activity where payment is realized or intended. This includes, but is not limited to:

 

 

    • Use on behalf of any organization which has paid personnel, non-profit, religious, or government organizations.

 

    • Use in your professional work.  For example: internal presentations, newsletters, logo, stationary, cards, religious, and instructional.

 

    • use for advertising, editorial or promotional purposes, including any fund raising activities and auctions.

 

    • use on a commercial, advertising or self-promotional web site, or other media.

 

    • use on a product that is sold, or contains paid advertising.

 

 

If you have particular concerns about image use, or wish to reproduce any of the images for professional or commercial purposes, please contact the site administrator.

 

 Image uses that do not require a commercial license

 

1. PRIVATE USE for personal, non-commercial purpose is permitted as follows:

 

Personal, non-commercial, private use is encouraged and includes:

 

 

    • Screen saver or background image on your hand-held device. For higher quality images, consider a subscription from the site administrator.

 

    • Emailing a copy to a friend.

 

    • The above image usage does not require written authorization and applies only for the low resolution images that can be downloaded directly from the site.

 

    • Printing images from this web-site for display without purchasing the image is not allowed.

 

 

Please note that these are for private use only. All other usage, including the distribution or reproduction of multiple copies, performance or otherwise use in a public way of the images or text requires written authorization.

 

2. PUBLIC USE for personal, non-commercial purpose requires permission

 

Permission may likely be granted for free for the following types of reproduction:

 

 

    • Making derivative works such as paintings and drawing for personal or educational use

 

    • Limited diffusion in personal educational documents such as school reports and thesis (for students only).

 

 

However, you need to contact us for authorization with Download Dock -ID numbers of the image(s) you wish to use, the details of your project, or the address of your finished web page.

 

3 PUBLIC USE for volunteer organizations requires permission

 

Please note that "volunteer" and "non-profit" are not the same. If you are an all-volunteer organization with no paid staff or membership fee, and you provide only free services or information, you may likely qualify to use free image for:

 

 

    • The organization's brochure, newsletter or slide/Power Point presentation.

 

    • Displaying on the organization's web page, provided that you display next to the image: (a) copyright information and (b) an active link to www.naturephotographynow.com.

 

    • All-volunteer organizations image use require written authorization and apply only for the dissemination of information. Free use will not be granted for fund raising activities, nor for any organization that employs paid personnel, or charges for services or membership.

 

    • For consideration, contact us with the following information: (a) Name, full address and background of the organization, (b) Intended usage for the image(s), (c) Address of the non-profit web site (if any).

 

 

4 General conditions for free image use

 

Grant. Free image use can only be obtained by emailing us, after you receive an email granting the permission.

 

Applicability. Free image usage applies to the low resolution images that can be downloaded directly from the site. No free PUBLIC usage will be granted for the high resolution images available by subscription, and no high resolution images will be sent for free.

 

Attribution. No free images or text may be used without carrying appropriate copyright information next to the images or text, acknowledging that the copyright to is owned by "Nature Photography Now.”

 

No Alterations. All free images must accurately represent the original work and be used in their entirety. Tampering, additions, cropping, low quality reproduction, or other alterations and transformations that would affect the integrity of the image are not permitted. This include removal of the:  Art seal,  "© Nature Photography Now,  © Kent A. LeFevre, or www.naturephotographynow.com" Watermark or back printing.

 

Rights. The images or text of "Nature Photography Now" which you obtain from any source are licensed to you by Nature Photography Now for the limited purpose of personal, private use. In case of public use, any grant of rights is only for the specific use for which you were granted permission. Any other subsequent use requires a separate authorization. Further no license is granted in respect of any property rights. This does not mean that the title to the image was transferred to you. You own the medium on which the images or text are recorded, but Nature Photography Now retains full and complete title to the images or text, and any intellectual property rights therein.

 

NPN reserves the right to make future changes to these guidelines.

 

5. General terms of use of this website

 

Links

 

You are always welcome and  encouraged to make a link to any of the web pages (html files) included in this server without any restriction.

 

Prohibited actions

 

Embedding images into a web page, that is have a direct ("hot") link (img src) to any image (jpeg file).

 

Using programs to automatically download or spider large portions of the NPN.com site for other purposes than indexing.

 

Framing of any of the NPN.com web pages.

 

Music - Musical Content

 

Music on this web-site is provided under a Licensed Agreement with Sony Creative/ ATV.  Sony ATV retains ownership and copyright  of the following Musical content on this site as publisher and producer.

 

Americana

 

Verdant Stone

 

Morroccan Maraca

 

Bulldog Shuffle                                                         
Autumn Light

 

Lemon Porch

 

Note: all other rights expressed or unexpressed  

Nature Photography Now is a subsidiary of Square Plate Media. 

 

www.squareplatemedia. com

 

 End of Copyright Notice.