Image and Copyright License

Creative Commons License

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 and Island in the net 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 tax-filing status of the entity using the image nor on whether or not a financial transaction takes place. Commercial use of our images is allowed only if expressly granted by Khürt Williams or Island in the Net. All commercial uses will incur a licensing fee (negotiated before the image is used). Our fees 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, 2 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

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 social media.

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