All photographs, writings and graphics appearing on site are the exclusive intellectual property of Frantisek Staud and are protected under international copyright laws. By entering you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this agreement. Those, who do not comply with my copyright rules are listed in my Hall of Shame.

  • No images are within Public Domain, no images are Royalty Free.
  • Derivative work: use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept or illustration (e.g. paintings) is not allowed. If you create a painting based on my photograph, you (i) violate the copyright; (ii) do not own the copyright to the derivative work.
  • No free licenses are granted solely in exchange for credits or links.
  • Creating links from your Web pages directly to my images is not allowed.
    If you want to use photographs for design/layout testing on your computer, you can do so without permission.

You may use images from for personal, non-commercial purposes (school project) free of charge under these conditions:

  1. You are happy with the online resolution; high-res images will not be provided for this kind of use.
  2. Hyperlinked copyright reading "Photo by F. Staud/" will appear legibly next to the image (below, above or along). Both text and image will hyperlink to  
  3. The photograph cannot be modified in any way.

To secure reproduction rights to any images, go to license image site.

To buy a print of any image, go to purchase a print.

To learn more about copyright, read:

Copyright Office Basics

10 Big Myths about copyright explained

If you have any questions regarding use of images from, do not hesitate to contact me.


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