Commercial-Use license allows buyers using photos on commercial basis.Stock photos Fotoroad.com can be used on book covers, as a postcard, in ads, as part of a web site design, in magazines, etc. Commercial-use license allows images to be used for editorial content.
If an individual's or a property's likeness is used commercially, you should ensure that you obtain a model or property release authorizing such use. Fotoroad.com will usually not allow purchasing of unreleased images for commercial use, and you are welcome to contact us should you need to receive a copy of the release form for commercial use images you have bought.Ask for availability of the release forms.
Please note that some images may not be available for basic commercial use, and some images may not be available for any commercial usage.
The main differences between the two types of Commercial License we are sell is are outlined below:
|Basic Commercial License Use:
Print Usage (Non-Resale, up to 12,000 copies)
|Full Commercial License Use: |
Print Usage (Resale and Unlimited Run)
Editorial Use Images are photos of recognizable people and places without model or property releases. These images are suitable to illustrate news articles, but are not cleared for commercial use.
Examples of Editorial Use image subjects:
These photos are normally taken in public places. These images can be legally used for editorial purposes such as news reporting, criticism or commentary on the subject of the image.
Customarily acceptable editorial uses include newspaper or magazine articles and feature stories which are associated with the image(s) used; internet articles and feature stories which are associated with the image(s) used; or certain books on topic. Editorial use images are usually different from commercial stock images, they can be photos of celebrities, politicians, newsworthy events, and many more.
Please note that some images may not be available for basiceditorial use.
The main differences between the two types of Editorial License are outlined below:
|Basic Editorial License Use:
||Full Editorial License Use:
FREE Royalty-Free License
All content used within Free Royalty Free context or related must be accompanied by a visible byline. Ex: (c) Photographer/fotoroad.com
The image are available for free to Fotoroad.com registered customers, accompanied by the regular Royalty Free license