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Electronic Stock Images
Digital Image Sizes and Formats
Delivery Details for Direct Purchases
The Photo Lane uses the services of SmugMug.com (see Photo Galleries) and Acclaim Images (see Links page) for providing professional prints, posters, and photo gift items. Hundreds of choices are available on these
If you would like a print of an
image not displayed at either of these sites , just send us an
email identifying the
particular photographs you would like to have printed.
Electronic Stock Images
If you find a stock image you would like to
license, you may order electronic images directly from us by an email to
us. After an agreement is reached on quantities and price, and payment
is received, the electronic images you select will be promptly delivered to you by whatever
method you choose... e-mail, download from web site, FTP, postal mail of
To search the collections of images we
have listed with stock photo agencies and immediately license and download
files, you can click on one the stock photo agencies on the Links page. Agencies where our images are listed
include Alamy, Acclaim Images, Citizen Image, and myLoupe .
Only samples of available photographs are
shown on the web. If you do
not find what you want in the samples displayed, please send
an email to us and we will be happy to search our entire
image inventory and let you know what images we have on the
For purchases directly from the The Photo
Lane we offer safe, secure and fast on line payment solutions.
Payment transactions can be processed using a SSL server maintained by 2Checkout.com
(2CO) in Columbus, Ohio. 2Checkout was established in
1999 and currently provides e-commerce solutions for The Photo Lane and
thousands of business customers around the world. 2Checkout accepts checks,
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Dinners, JCB and debit cards with
the Visa and MasterCard logo. All derivatives of these brands are
also supported. In addition, 2CO will also accept Electronic Check Drafts
(also known as ACH or Digital Checks) and FXSource - Direct electronic funds
transfer service. After your payment is processed by 2Checkout,
your order will be promptly fulfilled by The Photo Lane.
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We do try hard to be flexible to
our customer’s needs though. If you wish to
use other payment methods, such as a company purchase order, check, money order, PayPal, etc. just let
Digital Image Sizes and Formats
Low resolution (1 megapixels) and high
resolution (4 megapixels) electronic files for many of the
images in the photo galleries may be purchased and downloaded directly on
the SmugMug gallery web pages for personal use only.
For electronic images purchased directly
from The Photo Lane the electronic images can be obtained in a low resolution
(72 dpi)/small file size format or in high resolution (300 dpi)/large file size
formats. The 72 dpi, low-resolution
images are good for web sites, on-line viewing, presentations, or other
multimedia. The 300 dpi high-resolution
images are ideal for printing and publication.
The original size for the high-resolution
images are 3008 x 2000 pixels (6 megapixels). Most of the images
have been originally captured by the digital camera as Nikon RAW files
(NEF) and then corrected for brightness and color balance using Nikon Capture
NX or Adobe Photoshop image editing software to improve presentation and print
quality . All the images are available as RGB color images in compressed
JPEG. The quality of the compressed JPEG images are excellent, but
uncompressed TIFF formats are also available if you require maximum image
If you require different dimensions or
larger sizes, we do have the capability to resize or enlarge images with
practically no loss of resolution by using state-of-the-art fractal imaging
software, so please let us know.
Please include your specific needs in your e-mail.
For selection of delivery modes,
or other special requests such as larger image sizes, different image file
formats, extended licenses, etc. be sure to include this information in
your email. The Photo
Lane will attempt to the best of our abilities to
provide the services your need.
Delivery Details for Direct Purchases
Orders are generally processed within twenty four
hours, except on weekends or holidays. Please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org if
time is a concern.
For image delivery, purchased images are
generally e-mailed, or downloaded from a web site, depending on your
preference. However, if you purchase several images and would like to
have them shipped on CD-ROM instead, just let us know (see details below).
Each CD-ROM can generally accommodate 20-600 multiple images depending
upon resolution and formats of the image files.
The delivery charge within the United
States for each CD-ROM is $30 (U.S.) and it will be shipped to you
via USPS Priority Mail within 24 hours of your order. Delivery time is generally 3 days or
less. If delivery is to be made outside
the United States
we will provide a quote to you for the shipping costs.
The Photo Lane images are primarily “Rights
Managed” (licensed for limited, one-time use), but some are offered as “Royalty
Free” (licensed for unlimited use).
Before ordering, please be sure to
review the license agreement carefully. When you place an order for
an image from The Photo Lane you are also agreeing to be bound by the terms and
conditions of the agreement for each image you select.
All the images offered by The Photo
Lane are originals and the property of the photographer, Jim Lane. Please place a credit line (Jim Lane/The Photo Lane) or copyright notice (such as © 2007 Jim Lane or Copyright 2007 Jim
Lane) in at least 8 point Arial type on the printed or electronic page that
includes the licensed image so that others will know that it is a licensed
and protected image. Editorial use of our images in magazines,
newspapers and books requires a credit line or copyright notice.
The terms and condition of the license
agreement for the use of The Photo Lane images are set forth below.
Please read this license agreement
By placing an order for an image from The Photo Lane you will be agreeing to be
bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement for each image you
Unless otherwise negotiated and agreed
to in writing, The Photo Lane grants you the non-exclusive right to use the
image you have selected based upon the following terms:
For “Rights Managed” images: The license used in a publication or
display print is for a one-time use. The license for an image used on a web
page or other electronic media is for one year of use. You may not use
the image or any portions of the image for another purpose. If
you license an image and later decide to use it for a longer period, for
another production run, or in another category of use, you must pay the
license fee for the new or additional usage.
For “Royalty Free” images: The license used
in a publication, display print, web page, or other electronic media is for unlimited
use with no expiration date.
For all image licenses: You may not use the image in any manner
that is defamatory, pornographic, or in violation of any applicable
laws. You may not transfer or assign this license to a third
party. You may not make copies, either digital or printed, of the image
for the purpose of re-licensing or selling rights to the image to
others. You must ensure that the copyright notice is prominently
displayed with each image.
The Photo Lane warrants that it has the
right to grant this license to you, and that any required model releases have
been obtained unless you are otherwise informed. Your sole and
exclusive remedy for a breach of these warranties is a refund of the price
you paid to The Photo Lane to license the image. The Photo Lane makes no other warranty,
express or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall The Photo Lane or
the photographer, Jim Lane, be liable for any damages for loss of profits,
business interruption, loss of information, or any other monetary loss
arising out of the use of, or inability to use any image licensed under this
This license constitutes the entire
agreement between you and The Photo Lane concerning the license any all
images you select. All rights to the images are owned by The Photo Lane
and the photographer, Jim Lane.
All rights not expressly granted by this agreement are retained by The Photo
Lane and Jim Lane.
These rights are protected by United
States copyright laws and international
treaty provisions. This license will terminate immediately and
automatically without notice if you fail to comply with any of the terms and
conditions of this license agreement.
This agreement is effective as of the
date you place an order and make payment in full.
We sincerely want you be 100% satisfied
with any print or electronic image that you order. We offer a full guarantee.
In the unlikely event that an item arrives damaged, or is of
unacceptable quality, please send an e-mail to email@example.com as soon as
possible. If you have any questions at all about your order, please send an e-mail to
the address above with your question.