All photos in this image library that are available to the general public, are licensed under Creative Commons attribution only licence (why?), which is considered a copyleft licence. In general, as long as you satisfy the attribution requirement of the licence, you are welcome to use the photographs for any purpose, including: derivative works, commercial use, advertising, and sharing with friends. Moreover, I am happy to consider waiving the attribution requirement upon request. For details refer to a simplified human-readable summary or the full legal code.
Suggested attribution format:
- On a website - link back to my website and to Creative Commons licence. Example: Photograph by Tomas Sobek licensed under Creative Common Attribution licence.
- In an e-mail - for e-mail in HTML format use the same attribution format as for a website, in plain text format provide URLs to my website and Creative Commons licence. Example: Photograph by Tomas Sobek ( http://tomassobekphotography.co.nz/ ) licensed under Creative Commons Attribution licence ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/nz/ ).
- On printed materials - provide my name and exact name of the licence. Optionally you may like to include my website URL. Example: Photograph by Tomas Sobek licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand licence.
Please note that model releases are not available, unless specifically mentioned in the description of the photograph. Exclusive use of photographs in this gallery is not available. Copyright holder of all photographs herein is Tomas Sobek.
If you decide to use my photographs please consider donating (why?) or any other form of support - linking back, writing reviews, personal references, etc. Your contribution will be greatly appreciated.
By using this site and/or any of the Images you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Tomas Sobek (the Photographer) against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to the use of this site and the use or the inability of use of any Image, or any claim by a third party related to the use of an Image.
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