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Copyright Statement

This copyright statement applies to all photography & images found on this website, and any other sites found on the domain. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, or printing copies for use.

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I. Proprietary Rights

All photographs on are copyrighted.
No permission, either expressed or implied, is granted for the electronic transmission, storage, retrieval, or printing of the photographs contained on, other than that which is related to the normal “caching” practices of web browsers and activities such as downloading solely for your personal enjoyment. No parties/individuals visiting or viewing images from, may otherwise copy, modify, publish, transmit, or distribute the contents of the photographs found herein. Written permission must be granted, on behalf of the photographer, in order to use these photographs for any purpose that is not outlined above.

Your use of or viewing of this statement indicates your acceptance of these conditions.

II. Personal Use Criteria
The following are a list of permissible conditions to link to (or copy) JPEG images and other material at no charge:

  1. You may print a copy of any photograph for personal reference without further permission.
  2. Students are welcome to download images and incorporate them into school reports, presentations, etc. for free so long as proper credit/citation is given, without my further permission.
  3. Anyone can download images from desktops and wallpapers for the express use of displaying them on-screen on any personal computer that is not being used for commercial or public viewing purposes.

III. Free Web Usage Criteria
The following conditions define our authorization for use of images on the Web are free of charge, so long as the proper attribution of copyright is given to the photographer and/or artist:

  1. You may make links to the images on pages you maintain for yourself for personal, non-commercial use.
  2. If you are preparing free online site guides for other photographers, bloggers, and photograph forums, you may make use of these images with the proper attribution given.

IV. Commercial Use
Those persons who wish to use the photography found on this site in a commercial fashion must receive written consent from Third Rail Books prior to its commercial use. To obtain consent, interested parties should send an e-mail to [email protected]. In that e-mail the following should be addressed:

  1. Image(s) you would like to use
  2. Where they will be displayed
  3. How they will be displayed
  4. The intent of its display
  5. Duration of public viewing
  6. Any other information you feel would be useful

Any commercial use of photographs on this site without prior consent violates the United States and international copyright law.

V. Copyright Protection Tactics
In attempts to maintain the integrity of the copyrighted photographs found on this site, several copyright protection methods have been utilized. Some of these tactics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Placement of watermarks
  2. Resizing of images
  3. Conversion of images to low resolution for web use

VI. Copyright Infringement is Serious
All material on this website and in its publications, including design, text, images, and logos are owned by Third Rail Publications Ltd.., either through copyright or trademark unless otherwise indicated. All rights are reserved by Third Rail Publications Ltd. Content may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, distributed, downloaded or transferred in any form or by any means without prior written consent, and with express attribution, to Third Rail Publications Ltd. Copyright infringement is a violation of federal law and subject to criminal and civil penalties.