Some of my images which are generally found on Social Media are available under a Creative Commons – Non-Commercial licence.
With Creative Commons you are free:
To Share: Copy, Distribute, and Transmit the image.
To Remix: Create Derivative works of the image.
Under these conditions:
Attribution: Attribution to Andrew S. Gray and/or Andrew S. Gray Photography must be made along with a link back to either this website (http://andrewsgray.photography) or the photography store (http://photos.andrewsgray.com). E.g…
Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License from Andrew S. Gray of Andrew S. Gray Photography. Or…
Used with permission (c) Andrew S. Gray
Non-Commercial: The image must not be used for commercial purposes under any circumstances. For clarity on what defines commercial use, please see the Example Uses below.
EXAMPLE ACCEPTED USE OF THE CREATIVE COMMONS LICENCE:
-Personal Blog Post on raising Cattle in Northumberland.
-Online article discussing the growing popularity of Long Exposure Architectural photography on a community website.
-Using an image as a desktop background on a personal computer monitor in a private location.
‘Commercial Use’ regarding the use of images online or offline is defined very broadly. The determination of commercial or non-commercial use is based on the contextual use of the image. The determination is NOT based on the tax-filing status of the entity using the image nor on whether or not a financial transaction takes place.
Commercial use of my images is allowed only if expressly granted by Andrew S. Gray Photography. All commercial uses will incur a licencing fee. My fees are based on the following variable criteria:
Type of Media – Web, print, etc.
Length of Use – Single use, 1 year, 2 years, etc.
Prominence of Use – Full page, 1/2 page, home page (online), etc.
All licensing inquiries should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
EXAMPLE USES REQUIRING A LICENCE TO COPYRIGHT:
-A marketing campaign for a commercial entity
-A fund-raising campaign for a not-for profit entity
-A background image for a website selling furniture
-Licence to create an individual print for use in a private home
-Internal business use. i.e. As part of a presentation.
The discovery of un-licenced usage of works made by Andrew S. Gray Photography or Andrew S. Gray individually will result in the invoicing of £1000.00 per breach which is payable within 7 days and offending image(s) removed from any instances of use immediately. Failure to pay and adhere to requests will result in legal proceedings being started.