Stock Photo Image License Agreement

This license agreement applies to photos downloaded from this website. Many photos found here are also available for purchase through third-party vendors. For photos downloaded through any of these third-party vendors please see their respective license agreements.

By downloading images from, or you agree to the following Image License Agreement. This license applies to purchased photos as well as free photos.

You'll find this is a standard royalty-free photo licensing agreement with very few restrictions. You can use these photos for designs in most media including print, web and television. You can’t use the images for desktop wallpaper, screensavers, as part of a logo or for an item for resale such as a t-shirt, mug or similar. Under no circumstances can you resell these images as photo stock, clipart or as part of a website template for redistribution free or for sale. For more details see below.

AGREEMENT and are part of Barhorst Creative. Barhorst Creative is a company organized under the laws of the State of Ohio. Barhorst Creative and it's divisions allow for the download and purchase of various photo images (collectively referred to as "Licensed Image(s)") which are marketed by Barhorst Creative and owned by the photographer. Barhorst Creative licenses these images to users but retains all rights of resale. As a user you are free to use, modify and publish the Licensed Image as you wish subject to the restrictions detailed below.

, subject to any restrictions set out below:
  1. Incorporate any Licensed Image(s) you hold the license to into your own original work and publish, display and distribute the work in any media. If you are a graphic designer you can use the images to produce works for a third-party such as a client including print material, multimedia presentations, websites and television.
  2. Make necessary copies of the Licensed Image(s) for backup/archival purposes and for distribution to vendors (i.e. digital files for commercial printers) as an integral part of work product and production. Vendors are not permitted to use use the Licensed Image(s) separately or as part of any other product or service.
  3. Use the Licensed Image(s) as part of an electronic media design or presentation so long as they are not made directly available for downloading individually or in a format designed or intended for permanent storage or re-use by others.

YOU MAY NOT, subject to any restrictions set out below:
  1. You may not use or permit the use of the Licensed Images(s) or any part thereof as a trademark or service mark, or claim any proprietary rights of any sort in the Licensed Images(s) or any part thereof. Licensed Images are to be used in conjunction with other design works and not as an integral part thereof.
  2. You may not use the Image(s) in electronic format, on-line or in multimedia applications unless the Image(s) are incorporated for viewing purposes only and no permission is given to download and/or save the Image(s) for any reason.
  3. You may not rent, lease, sublicense or lend the Image(s), or a copy thereof, to another person or legal entity. You may, however, transfer your license to use the Image(s) to another person or legal entity, provided that you retain no copies, including copies stored on a computer or other storage device, and the receiving party agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of this License.
  4. You may not create obscene, defamatory or immoral works using the Licensed Image(s) or use the Licensed Images(s) for any purpose which is prohibited by law.
This software is provided as is and any expressed or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed.

In no event shall, or Barhorst Creative be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this software, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.

It is strongly recommended that you include a copyright symbol in works you create to greater protect these images as well as your own works. The copyright does not need to include a reference to Ionstock, Stockagogo or Barhorst Creative but rather needs only to show that the work is copyrighted.
Example: "Copyright © 2013 Your Client's Company Name" or "Copyright © 2013 Your Company Name" or even just the copyright symbol by itself, "©".

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