What is a License?

A licence in photography terms is a contract granting specific rights to a client regarding the use of an image whereby the image may only be used within the range of a contracted agreement.

For a Client there are two ways of obtaining licensed photography through stock photography which are works that have already been produced and available for purchase or through assignment photography whereby a client hire’s a photographer to create new work.

Types of Licenses

One Time Use – Permits a Customer to use the image commercially or editorially but with limited usage. Unlike Royalty-free Licenses where the image can be used multiple times in multiple projects.

Royalty-free Licenses (RF) – Customer pays a one-off fee and use an Image multiple times in multiple projects within the terms of the license.

The price is dependent on the size of the image purchased.

Royalty-free Licences are Non-Exclusive licenses whereby another customer can purchase the same image and use as they wish.

Rights Managed Licenses (RM) – Customer pays a licence fee each time they use the image and specify the intended use and duration for usage.Price is dependent on intended use which can be Commercial or Editorial.
Rights Managed Exclusive (RM-E) – Customer pays 30% more for the privilege of having exclusive rights and usage of the image.


 

Licenses applied to Nomadicimagery Stock Photography

 

Extended Licenses – Our Extended Royalty-free license permits a perpetual, non-exclusive, non-transferable worldwide license to use the Stock Media for Permitted Uses. It provides additional Uses not available via our Standard License such as Commercial Advertising, Unlimited Physical Reproductions such as books, magazines,posters etc (excluding Stock Media containing images of People or Property that has neither Model or Property Release) and it is the sole responsibility of the buyer to strictly adhere to these Terms and Conditions.
License valid for 5 years Worldwide.

 

Editorial Extended License (RM) – Our Editorial Extended license permits a perpetual, non-exclusive, non-transferable worldwide license to use the Stock Media for printing projects such as print runs in magazines, books and book covers, text books, newspaper articles, Consumer Goods such as calendars, promotional postcards, stationary, posters etc (excluding advertising) for 3 years Worldwide.
Where images containing people or buildings without model or property releases are the Stock Media being purchased or Unlimited Print Runs are required this type of licence is a Must and should be strictly adhered to and it is the sole responsibility of the buyer to do so.

Editorial One Time Use – Permits a Customer to use the image Editorially but with limited usage. One image on a single-project basis.  “Single Project” means one website, one book, magazine (print runs of 2,000), one company profile, one social media profile, school or university projects etc.

Multiple uses within one project are permitted but require Editorial Extended License (RM).

 

Royalty-free Extended License (RM) – Our Standard Royalty-free license permits a perpetual, exclusive, non-transferable worldwide license to use the Stock Media for printing projects such as print runs in magazines, books and book covers, text books, newspaper articles, Consumer Goods such as calendars, promotional postcards, stationary, posters etc for 3 years Worldwide.

Royalty-free One Time Use – Permits a Customer to use the image Commercially as with standard Royalty-free but with limited usage. One image on a single-project basis.  “Single Project” means one website, one book, one company profile, one social media profile, school or university projects etc.

Multiple uses within one project are permitted but require Royalty-free Extended License (RF).

 

When Purchasing Images from Nomadicimagery licences and prices are set accordingly.

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