BUYER'S GUIDE:
Understanding Rights Acquisition for Digital Stock Photography
Understanding
Buying Stock Photography,  Image Rights Acquisition and Usage Licensing 

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Drum scans available

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"A Photography Buyer's Guide to Digital Stock Photography Image Rights"

BUYER'S GUIDE TO PHOTO RIGHTS:
How to Obtain Rights for Image Usages

by Paul Chaplo, M.F.A, B.F.A., B.A. 2008 Chaplo
Graduate: R.I.T. School of Photographic Arts & Sciences
College of Graphic Arts and Photography
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

HOW TO ACQUIRE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY RIGHTS: 
(or at least know what
the heck you are paying for ...)

IMAGEstock.us makes the acquisition of usage rights or image license
easy for you! Our streamlined process is simple to make life a little easier for you.

1. Email us with a request for preview images in the category that you need.
2. Review the preview images and make your selections. (Please note that the preview images are protected by International Copyright Law, and may not be copied, used, or sold.)
3. Describe all your intended usages in full. Include circulation estimates for printed materials.
4. We will respond with an itemized cost projection.
5. Email your selections to us along with billing information, and your FedEx account number. 
6. We will burn a CD and ship to you using your FedEx account.
7. License for image use is transferred only after payment in full is received.

2008 IMAGEstock.us Architecture Stock Photography Texas U.S. Historical Landmarks
Residential Exterior: Lattice Las Vegas, NV
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Rights-Protected vs. Stock Photography:

A large format vertical view of the facade, shot with a view camera on "4 by 5" transparency film, then drum-scanned and color-corrected, retouched, enhanced in Photoshop. The client selected RGB in a color space and color profile that fit their workflow, and preferred to handle their own conversion to CMYK.


Options: 
Custom Drum Scans per your specifications.
Presentation Scans for exhibits and web/presentation applications.
Note: IMAGEstock.us does *not* ship film originals, however, duplicates may be available to qualified buyers at established publishing houses and institutions.

Digital Files: Options
TIFF: best for all-around use, including publications. When in doubt, get a .tiff
PSD: Photoshop (TM) format, you need an image-processing software to open it.
PCD: Kodak Photo-CD (TM) Format
JPEG: a compressed file, use these for posting on the web and Powerpoint (TM).
PDF: Adobe Acrobat (TM) file that works great for documents.


Special Services: (available at additional cost)
Digital retouching, color correction, and enhancement
File prep for offset printing, websites, trade shows, etc.
File conversion to fit your needs to a 'pixel.'

Complete corporate identity
Logo Design
Publication design: color brochures
Design Competition entries
Trade show graphics, giant prints, and collateral.



2008 IMAGEstock.us Architecture Stock Photography Texas U.S. Historical Landmarks
Auditorium Interior 
2008 IMAGEstock.usa
Photo-CD image.  35mm transparency film original.



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