Low resolution images are supplied in JPEG format and once payment is recieved are delivered to you by email.
All other image sizes are supplied uncompressed in TIFF format, either on CD-ROM or DVD and are delived by postal service.

Ownership of the images always remains that of Oceanic Research & Publishing Ltd and / or the photographer who made the image(s). All images are copyrighted. Oceanic Research & Publishing Ltd and the photographer(s) who made the image(s) own ALL the rights to the image(s). All rights not specifically granted to you by the usage license / invoice are reserved. When you pay for an image(s) you DO NOT BECOME THE OWNER of the image(s). We are NOT selling these images outright to you, you are purchasing rights to use the image(s) (Licensing) subject to the terms & conditions of the License agreement. Full credit & copyright information must remain with the image(s) and be clearly visible alongside the image once used.

Oceanic Research & Publishing Ltd grants the rights to use an image(s) as Royalty Free. Royalty Free images are images that can be used multiple times and for ALMOST any usage, subject to the terms and conditions of the license agreement. Royalty Free images are priced according to size and not according to usage as are Rights Managed images, with the exception of images destined for home use only.
After you pay Oceanic Research & Publishing Ltd for the use of a Royalty Free image, Oceanic Research & Publishing Ltd grants you, or your employer if you are licensing on behalf of your employer or your client, a NON EXCLUSIVE, NON -SUBLICENSABLE, NON-TRANSFERABLE right to use the image(s) subject to the terms and conditions of the licensing agreement.
Royalty Free images are NOT PROTECTED by ANY form of rights-protection, ANYONE, including your competitors, may be using the same image as you are, at the same time, for the same purpose. If you require any form of rights-protection you should license a Rights-Managed image.
Rights-Managed images are images that must be licensed for a specific use. The fee for these images is calculated from several factors including size, placement, duration of use and geographical location. Rights-Managed images are licensed for a specific use and cannot be used for any purpose other than what is specified when licensing the image. If you are looking for a unique image, then you should look
for Rights-Managed images. With Rights-managed images you can be informed of any current or past use of the image. You can also secure exclusive rights.


LOW RESOLUTION 72dpi - 600 pixel - 14x21cm - approx 250 - 250Kb
(personal & home use only) US$ 15.00
LOW RESOLUTION 72dpi - 1000 pixel - 23x35cm - approx 750 - 900Kb
US$ 55.00
MEDIUM RESOLUTION 150dpi - 1800 pixel - 20x30cm - approx 6.5 MB
US$ 85.00
HIGH RESOLUTION 300dpi - 4300 pixel - 24x36cm - approx 35 MB
US$ 120.00
ULTRA HIGH RESOLUTION 400dpi - 7087 pixel - 30x45cm - approx 95 MB
US$ 190.00
Personal use home use only. Images sold for personal use are intended for private and home use ONLY. Reproduction, copying, transmission of, use of, display of for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without the express permission of Oceanic Research & Publishing Ltd. Should any materials be found to have been used without such permission, the copyright owner reserves the right to instigate legal proceedings against the recipient(s), in order to recover 10 times the copyright fees owed (see full license agreement terms) including all other costs incured as a result of such action.


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