What is an editorial license?

An editorial license or an editorial use is fair use exception of copyright law where copyrighted work can be used without authorization for purposes of news reporting, criticism and education. The editorial use only icense means that the image cannot be used for commercial advertising purposes.

What is a commercial license?

A commercial license or commercial use is any reproduction or purpose that is marketed, promoted, or sold and incorporates a financial transaction.

How many times can I use one editorial image upon license?

In perpetuity, for editorial online use only.

What is the proper photo credit?

Photos for editorial purposes must include the following credit format near the photo or in production credits: "[Photographer Name] / ESPAT” or for 3rd party collections, “[Photographer Name] / [Collection Name] via ESPAT”

What license do I use for internal presentations or mockups?

An editorial license can be purchased for internal presentations and/or mockups, commercial and consumer facing rights are prohibited.

When I click on the buy now button, what license am I purchasing?

An editorial online license only. For a commercial / editorial print request, select ‘commercial request’ to email our staff or you can have a realtime chat.

How can I download an image without the watermark?

Watermarks are disabled upon all online purchases.

Can I use an editorial licensed image in my blog?

Yes, any image can be used within one domain, for one blog post.

Does a license expire?

No, as long as the license is for editorial online use only.

What is your refund policy?

All editorial licensing sales are final, no refunds will be granted.

Refunds for commercial licensing sales must be submitted in writing within 15 days of your order, provided you have not already used the asset.