When you upload an image of your artwork here, the art copyright remains with you, the artist.
If someone wishes to use the image of your art for any reason they should obtain your prior written
consent to do so.
Reasons include using your art photograph in their publication or advertisements on websites or in print.
When you post your image on this site, you are agreeing to it’s use in advertising for the promotion of
this site only.
When, or if, a third party asks me if they can use your image, I will pass the request on to you for
This sites term can be read here.
Protection of art copyright
One thing that can be done to prevent unauthorised use is to use low resolution images.
This site “minifies” each image. If anyone should attempt to print your photo it should be pretty
Did you know that your art copyright means if someone asks to use your image you can charge a fee
for that use? For example, you can issue a licence for use that limits the use to a particular time frame.
Read all agreements before signing documents or uploading photographs. Competitions often have
something in the terms that say’s you are passing copyright to them by entering the competition.
Copyright of your art is important. If in doubt, consult a solicitor