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You should be aware that it is illegal to reproduce or distribute copyrighted material without the permission of the copyright owner. Accessing images or text provided on Web sites does not give you any rights to use them as you wish. Only the copyright owner, or the owner's legal agent, can give you permission to copy, distribute, or publicly display protected material.
No use of these photographs may be made in any form (including web site applications) without prior written permission and payment of a licensing fee. Any usage constitutes a willful copyright infringement subject to punishment to the fullest extent of the law.
Special exemption for educational purposes:
Images may be used for individual non-commercial and non-published works, such as school homework, or term papers on a subject, as long as the photograph is not the main subject of the work. This exemption does not apply to web site applications, textbooks, public display, or usage involving a fee to view, or multiple copies of the same image. If you are not sure, please ask for permission first.
For more information on copyrights, you may visit the US Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov
If you have any questions about our copyright policies, or to license an image please contact us.