FAQ – Frequently asked questions

Can I use these images in my commercial projects?

Yes! Our images may be used in commercial projects like websites, advertising, books, videos, other commercial presentations etc. If you would like to give credit to the site and/or photographer, that would be great. If you don't have a way to include the credit, that does NOT prohibit you from using the images. You may start using our images for whatever purpose you need.

What about putting the photos on shirts, mugs, mousepads, calendars, and/or toilet seat covers?

Yes. Public Domain (Creative Common Zero 1.0) means you have the right to do whatever you want with our photos and vectors.

What format are the photos in?

All largephotos.net photos are in JPG format.

Why don't you have any photos of (something you need) ?

We add photos as they are taken with permission, contributed or otherwise acquired. Some topics are easier to cover than others, and we are selective about what we post - each contributed image is reviewed before it goes live for image quality and accuracy of description and keywords. Images are constantly being added, so perhaps what you need is right around the corner. Click on "Newest Photos" to see the latest photos that we have posted.

Are larger versions of the photos available?

Yes. We have tried to make the online version of the site as useful as possible. If you would like a photo in a larger or less compressed version, let us know - we will attempt to contact the photographer and provide it.

Are there any restrictions on my use of the largephotos.net photos that I download?

Yes. While Largephotos.net offers great freedoms and a wide ranges of uses, we do not allow our photography to be used for pornography or racist intentions.

I am photographer / artist, why I can't sign up in your site?

We have only private photographers. You have to contact us privately in order to add you to the community.

Why didn't you post the photo(s) I contributed?

Each contributed photo is evaluated by a reviewer for its usefulness as a stock photo. Since this is not a personal photo sharing site, family photo snapshots generally don't qualify as good stock. We ask that images be around 2400 x 1600 pixels and under 2.5 megs in file size, though there may be some flexibility in these areas. We've found that this serves the needs of 95% of our visitors and it keeps our bandwidth usage under control.

Images of people will need to be model released, which means you would need ot have on hand a completed model release document from people who appear in your submitted images. Images cannot contain copyrighted corporate logos or other copyrighted materials. So there can be a number of reasons why we cannot or will not post an image you submitted. We try to keep you informed via email when we evaluate your images.