Royalty free means easy! Use images for (almost) everything with our Standard Licence: advertisement, websites, blogs, presentations, packaging, flyer, posters, books, magazines, brochures, catalogues, campaigns, and others.

Once purchased, you may use an image
• as long as you like
• as often as you like - without any limits
• worldwide and in all kinds of media: print, internet, TV, cinema, and others
• in all graphic processes (for example montage, retouching, detail)

Advantages for companies:
• all employees may work with the images. Multi-user licences are not necessary.
• You may purchase the rights to an image for a customer (for example advertisement agencies or graphic designers)

You may purchase further usage rights with Shotshop‘s „Extended Licence“ and use an image in
• press releases for editorial publication
• in up to five associated companies within a group of companies (corporate licence)
• sales products such as postcards, posters, wallpapers, calendars, t-shirts, and others
• electronic resale products such as templates for electronic greeting cards (e-cards), websites, computer gamesand others

Images of the Extended Licence will be delivered in the highest possible resolution.


Only for editoral use
Images marked as „only for editorial use“ may be used in a newspaper article or a magazine, but not for promotional projects of any kind.

Image use for social media websites
Images may be used on social media websites such as Facebook or Google Plus, when
• the image is integrated into a composition/layout and you upload the an image of the final product or
• a clearly visible, digital watermark or copyright notice is graphically affixed.

Original Image data are not allowed to be published on Facebook, Google Plus because these companies reserve unlimited rights of use for these images by uploading these images to their servers. For using the images on other social media websites please read their respective terms and conditions.
The upload on platforms which reserve the full usage rights for the images is not permitted.

Copyright note
All image publications on websites or in an editorial context have to carry the following copyright note either next to the image, in the imprint or picture credits: „© name of author /“

Transfer and resale
The usage rigths of an image may only be given to a single third party, for example in line with one customers project. Usage in projects of different customers require the purchase of a new licence for each customer.

Usage restrictions
The image or parts of it are not to be used in or as a logo or as a trademark or service marks.

Images not be used for pornographical, criminal, reputation-damaging, or humiliating purposes. Any retouch or image editing of the images must not damage the reputation of the photographer or the model.

Further information in our General Terms and Conditions

Any Questions?
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