Licensing a photo from Period Images is easy. Here are some simple guidelines to help you choose which license best suits your needs:

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

  • Our images are primarily for Book Covers, book-related Promotional Materials, and permitted non-book related Artwork only. Permitted artworks are artworks that comply with the guidelines below.
  • Our photos and licenses may not be used for, and by individuals/businesses/websites/magazines or publications/film or video production engaged in pornography, sex trade, illegal activities,  and similar industries. 
  • Certain restrictions apply in using tangible materials, or intangible works containing copyrighted photos from PeriodImages.com, and or, VJ Dunraven Productions, and or, VJ Dunraven, (collectively, known as VJ Dunraven Productions) in the promotion of individuals, websites, business enterprises, commercial ventures, and other industries that present a conflict of interest to VJ Dunraven Productions. Contact admin for inquiries.  

 

1.) Web License $8.95 (One-time use, small size)

  • RF, Non-exclusive 
  • Single use, e-book cover only (not for paperback books and not for audio books. May not be used for more than one ebook cover) *Updated & Implemented Feb. 01, 2016*
  • Single Use, permitted non-book related Artwork for web only. Use limitation capped at 1 non-book related web artwork.
  • Author or Publisher E-book sales limitation: unlimited
  • May be used for Facebook banners, website banners, or any promotional materials related to the same ebook  the image was originally licensed for. (May not be used for promos of a different book other than the original book it was licensed for.) 
  • Promotional materials and artworks must be confined to the world wide web only. (not printed) 
  • License allows one-time Book Trailer usage.
  • Cover / Graphic Artists may use this license to create ebook covers for sale. (one-time use per ebook cover only)

 

2.) Web + Print License  $11.95  (One-time use, full size) 

  • RF, Non-exclusive
  • Single use license for ebooks and print books. (one-time use per ebook and print cover. Ebook cover and print cover must be for the same book only.) *Updated & Implemented Feb. 01, 2016*
  • Single use license for permitted non-book related Artwork for web and print. Use limitation for non-book related artwork capped at 1 web artwork and 1 print artwork only.
  • Author or Publisher E-book sales limitation: unlimited 
  • Author or Publisher Paperback Limitation: 20,000 print copies
  • May be used for web promos and printed promotional materials related to the ebook/paperback the image was originally licensed for. (May not be used for promos of a different book other than the original book it was licensed for.) 
  • License allows one-time Book Trailer usage and one-time audio book cover.
  • Cover / Graphic Artists may use this license to create ebook covers and print book covers for sale. (one-time use per ebook and print cover only)
  • Digital art not related to books for resale is allowed (one-time use only per artwork.) No mass market production. (*Mass Market production = making and reselling the same exact artwork multiple times)

 

3.) Multi Web + Print License  $21.95 (Multiple-use, full size, web + low limit print) 

  • RF, Non-exclusive
  • Multiple use license for ebooks and print books. (May be used for different ebooks and print books) *Updated & Implemented May 01, 2016*
  • Multiple use license for permitted non-book related Artwork for web and print. Image may be used for a multiple designs in web and print. Use limitation for non-book related artwork capped at 100 web artworks and 100 print artworks total for all derivative designs.
  • Author or Publisher E-book sales limitation: unlimited
  • Author or Publisher Paperback Limitation: 20,000 print copies
  • May be used for web promos and printed promotional materials related to the ebooks/paperbacks the image was originally licensed for. 
  • License allows multiple Book Trailer usage and audio book covers.
  • Cover / Graphic Artists may use this license to create ebook covers and print book covers for sale. 
  • Digital art not related to books for resale is allowed (up to 5X use only per artwork.) No mass market production. (*Mass Market production = making and reselling the same exact artwork multiple times)

 

4.) Single Cover Art Web + Print Retail $24.95 (One-time use, full size, web + high limit print)

  • for Graphic Artists selling higher print limit book covers in book cover retail websites. (one-time use per ebook and print cover. Ebook cover and print cover must be for the same book only.) 
  • for Graphic Artists selling higher print limit non-book related permitted artworks in commercial websites or their own websites. Image must be used for a single design in web and print only. Use limitation for non-book related artworks: 500 web artworks and 500 print artworks in the same design. 
  • RF, Non-exclusive
  • Single-use ebook and Print Book (one-time use per ebook and print cover. E-cover and printed cover must be for the same book only.)
  • Author or Publisher E-book sales limitation: unlimited 
  • Author or Publisher Paperback Limitation: 250,000 print copies
  • May be used for web promos and printed promotional materials related to the ebook/paperback the image was originally licensed for. (May not be used for promos of a different book other than the original book it was licensed for.) 
  • License allows one-time Book Trailer usage and one-time audio book cover.
  • Digital art not related to books for resale is allowed (one-time use only per artwork.) No mass market production. (*Mass Market production = making and reselling the same exact artwork multiple times)               

 

5.) Multi Cover Art Web + Print Retail $29.95 (Multiple-use, full size, web + high limit print)

  • for Graphic Artists selling high print limit book covers in book cover retail websites. (May be used for different ebooks and print books)
  • for Graphic Artists selling higher print limit non-book related permitted artworks in commercial websites or their own websites. Image may be used for a multiple designs in web and print. Use limitation for non-book related artwork capped at 1000 web artworks and 1000 print artworks total for all derivative designs.
  • RF, Non-exclusive
  • Multi-use ebook and Print Book
  • Author or Publisher E-book sales limitation: unlimited
  • Author or Publisher Paperback Limitation: 250,000 print copies
  • May be used for web promos and printed promotional materials related to all the ebooks/paperbacks the image was originally licensed for.
  • License allows Book Trailer usage and audio book covers
  • Digital art not related to books for resale is allowed (Maximum 10 artworks. No mass-market production.)           
     

6.) Commercial Press Print and Web License  $75.00 (Multiple use, full size, web+ print + other)

  • RF, Non-exclusive
  • Multiple use license for ebooks and print books. (ebook cover and printed cover can be used for different books)
  • for Graphic Artists selling higher print limit non-book related permitted artworks in commercial websites or their own websites. Image may be used for a multiple designs in web and print. Use limitation for non-book related artwork capped at 10,000 web artworks and 10,000 print artworks total for all derivative designs.
  • May be used for unlimited web promos and unlimited printed promotional materials
  • Author or Publisher E-book sales limitation: unlimited 
  • Author or Publisher Paperback Limitation: unlimited
  • License allows multiple Book Trailer usage and audio book covers.
  • Cover / Graphic Artists may use this license to create ebook covers and print book covers for sale. (multiple use for different ebook and print covers)
  • Digital art not related to books for resale is allowed (multiple artwork usage.)
  • Allows usage for tangible items intended for resale. (calendars, mugs, art posters, etc., and digital products such as manipulated digital art, and downloadable modified graphics for mass-market resale.)
  • To manufacture tangible and digital products not related to books for resale, you must send a written and signed statement on what, where, and the full description of what the image will be used for. (to advertise products on TV, billboards, magazines, newspapers, web campaigns etc., you must acquire a separate Commercial Advertising License.)
  • IMPORTANT: this license may not be used for commercial advertising of campaigns, companies, websites, and products not related to books. 

 

7.) Exclusive Licenses: (see different types below)

  • Most popular licenses for large, mass-market publishers and top-tier authors
  • Allows all of the Commercial License permissions above and more
  • Exclusive Image/s for the sole use of licensee only
  • No cap limitation on the number of ebook sales and paperback copies 
  • Note: Bearer is the owner of Exclusive license. If you have a publisher, they must buy an Extension License for $50, accompanied by a signed permission note from license owner.  
  • Types of Exclusive Licenses:
  1. Exclusive Stock License: ($350) License for pre-existing, previously unsold stock photos from our galleries for authors and small publishers. Image/s are taken off the public galleries upon purchase. (Images will still be visible in public galleries but will have purchase links removed.)
  2. Limited Exclusive Stock License: ($160+) License for pre-existing, previously sold stock photos from our galleries for authors and small publishers. License is specific to the Image file number that is purchased ONLY, so please choose wisely. Images will still be visible in public galleries but will have purchase links removed to prevent any more purchases from other parties.
  3. Primary Exclusive License: (from $450 and up.) License for special images under our Exclusive Shoot program. See http://www.periodimages.com/exclusive-image-faqs for more info. 
  4. Mass Market Limited Exclusive Stock License: ($260+) License for pre-existing, previously sold stock photos from our galleries for large scale, mass market, commercial publishers. Allows print book distribution in global retail outlets. License is specific to the Image file number that is purchased only. Images will still be visible in public galleries but will have purchase links removed to prevent any more purchases from other parties.
  5. Mass Market Exclusive Stock License: ($425) License for pre-existing, previously unsold stock photos from our galleries for large scale, mass market, commercial publishers. (Images will still be visible in public galleries but will have purchase links removed.)

   Note: these licenses may not be used for commercial advertising of campaigns, companies, websites, and products not related to books. 

                     

8.) Commercial Advertising License $500

  • Solely for commercial advertising of companies, websites, campaigns, and products not related to books in any media. To buy this license, Period Images requires information on what, where, and the full description of what the image will be used for.