Getting started: Licensing

Licenses are a good thing.

They allow you to legally use our images in your projects. So, how do you know which license type is right for you?

Why choose Rights-managed?

Rights-managed content is priced and licensed based on usage – and some is available with exclusive rights, so your image doesn't end up on a competitor's billboard.


Why choose Royalty-free?

Royalty-free content features simple, affordable pricing, based on image size, and can be used in any application, for as long as you like, in as many different projects as you like.

Common topics
TopicThe scoop
Buying images When you make a purchase, you are actually buying a license for the image. To purchase a license for imagery, please create an account through our quick registration process.
Pricing images Royalty-free pricing is available right when you click the image in your search results. Rights-managed pricing is calculated after you click an image and specify your usage.
Downloading images If you are having trouble downloading your image post-purchase, it may be due to a pop-up blocker on your browser.
Billing account questions If you encounter any problems while making a purchase with an existing account, please contact one of our chat representatives for real-time assistance.