Photo Usage

Non-Commercial Use

The photos presented on are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.

Creative Commons License

What does this mean?

You are permitted to Share (to copy, distribute and transmit the work) and/or to Remix (to adapt the work) for example:

  • Personal computer/portable device wallpaper
  • Blog posts
  • Social Networking site sharing
  • Educational Projects

As long as you follow these conditions:

  • Attribution — You must link back to and provide credit to the photographer (if listed).  Please use an actual (click-able) hyperlink to our web site.
  • Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial purposes.

Here is an example of appropriate attribution.

Disney Cruise Line's Disney Magic • A Magical Key West Night
A Magical Key West Night

Photo courtesy of

The code for the hyperlink is as follows:

Photo courtesy of <a href=""></a>

Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.

Commercial Use

Commercial use simply means that the work is being used to sell or promote something.  This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Printing of an image at any size.  If you would like a print of a photo please contact us.
  • Advertising for commercial gain
  • Marketing for commercial gain
  • Resale of a remixed work
  • Fund-raising for non-profit organization

For commercial licensing details or prints please use the contact form.


We ask that if you want to use one of our photos on another website and meets the usage described above, that you upload it to your own space.  We ask that you please do not HOTLINK to our images or other content such as PDF files.

Hotlinking is when you use the image/pdf address and just paste it into your website, message board/forum, signatures for message boards, etc…

Hotlinking can cause a decrease website performance (site speed) and/or bandwidth overages which could result in higher bills from our webhost!  Other than that, when given permission to use a photo(s), upload them to your hosting client or website with appropriate attribution.

If hotlinking is your only option, then just refer your audience to our site.