Copyright Notice

Copyright is Extremely Serious Business

The images of the photographers represented by Picade LLC are protected by both national and international copyright laws and treaties. We make our living by licensing the right to use them for both commercial and non-commercial purposes in advertising, editorial, graphic design, multimedia, and many other types of usages. None of the images represented by by Picade LLC are in the public domain, or may be used for any purpose whatsoever without the prior payment of a copyright license fee for the specific usage and the issuance of a written license by Picade LLC or its authorized agents for the specific usage.

Except as permitted under license, our images are presented on this website for personal viewing purposes only, for the benefit of commercial users of photography and illustration. Our images may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the prior written consent of Picade LLC or its authorized agents and subject to the prior payment of the appropriate licensing fees for the specified licensed usage.

It is illegal to copy or use portions of our images whether by downloading, scanning, digital reproduction, or as reference for another illustration. Likewise, incorporating all or part of an image in another image constitutes an infringement of copyright. Changing an image does not make it yours. The original image, however modified or distorted, is still protected by copyright.

Infringement of copyright is a serious offense, subject to extremely severe penalties under law. If you want to use someone else's image, get the permission of the copyright owner - in writing - before using the image in any manner or making any copy or derivative use.

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