Travis, Jen, and 502Photos believe that art and information are meant to be shared. Our licensing policies have been designed to balance cost the cost of our creations and the desire to have our art spread throughout the internet, and thus, all over the world.
502Photos allows the use of our images in two ways:
CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE (Attribution Non-Commercial (CC BY-NC))
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 Travis or Jen and 502Photos must be made along with the image.
Non-Commercial: The image must not be used for commercial purposes under any circumstances. For clarity on what defines commercial use, please see the Sample Accepted Uses below.
SAMPLE ACCEPTED USE OF THE CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE:
• Blog Post describing a trip to Paris
• Online article discussing the growing popularity of HDR photography
• A website for a school project about the use of light in art
• An individual using an image as a desktop background for the computer monitor
LICENSE TO COPYRIGHT
‘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 our images is allowed only if expressly granted by 502Photos. All commercial uses will incur a licensing fee. Our fees are based on the following criteria:
Media – print, web, television, etc.
Distribution Size – number of copies printed, viewing audience size, exposure (regional, national, international)
Length of Use – 1 year, 2 years, etc.
Prominence of Display – 1/4 page, 1/2 page, full page, spread, front cover, back cover, home page (online), interior page (online), etc.
All licensing inquiries should be sent to: licensing@502Photos.com
SAMPLE USE REQUIRING A LICENSE 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 a product
• License to create an individual print for use in a private home