Image and Website Copyright License

The following applies only to work created by Khürt L. Williams. All third-party works retain their original copyright.

Creative Commons License

Unless otherwise indicated, all creative works on this website are Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International. With Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International you are free:

To Share: Copy, Distribute, and Transmit the image
To Remix: Create Derivative works of the image Under these conditions:
Attribution: Attribution to Khürt Williams must be made along with the image.
Non-Commercial: The image must not be used for commercial purposes under any circumstances. For clarity on what I define as commercial use, please see the Sample Accepted Uses below.

Sample Accepted Use of the Creative Commons License

  • Blog Post describing a trip to a location
  • Online article discussing the growing popularity of photography
  • A website for a school project about the use of light in the art
  • An individual using an image as a desktop background for the computer monitor

License to Copyright

‘Commercial Use’ regarding the use of images online or offline is defined very broadly. The determination of commercial or non-commercial use is based on the contextual use of the image. The determination is NOT based on the entity’s tax-filing status using the image nor on whether a financial transaction occurs. Commercial use of our images is allowed only if expressly granted by Khürt Williams. All commercial uses will incur a licensing fee (negotiated before the image is used). Our prices are based on the following criteria:

  • Media – print, web, television, etc.
  • Distribution Size – the number of copies printed, viewing audience size, exposure (regional, national, international)
  • Length of Use – 1 year, two years, etc.
  • The prominence of Display – 1/4 page, 1/2 page, full page, spread, front cover, back cover, home page (online), interior page (online), etc. All licensing inquiries should be sent to Khurt Williams.

Sample Use Requiring a License to Copyright:

A marketing campaign for a commercial entity
A fund-raising campaign for a not-for-profit entity
A background image for a website about furniture
License to create an individual print for use in a private home

How can I be sure that I am not violating your copyright?

Simple. Ask. There are many ways to contact me via this website and social media.

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