What are styled stock photos?

Styled stock photos are high quality, curated, styled and professionally photographed images available for purchase.

Why use styled stock photos?

The images you use in your business speak to your brand, your professionalism and the quality of your work.  The use of quality images perceives high-quality goods or service being offered.  They portray a professional, well styled, cohesive brand and assist with attracting your ideal customer.  Using stock photos instead of always taking your own photos will save you time and possible frustration so that you can get on with the business of doing business.  Stock photography is also more affordable than hiring a photographer for a custom branding photoshoot.  Styled stock photos are so versatile and can be used in so many ways, the possibilities are endless.

How do I use styled stock photos?
The possibilities are endless, here are some suggested uses:
  • use in social media posts – perfect for instagram and pinterest
  • use on your blog and website in posts, pages, buttons and headers
  • add text to stock photos for quotes, promo images or ads
  • use in your e-books or e-guides
  • use on sales or funnel pages
  • insert an image of your product
  • use stock photos in print media
What will I get?
You will receive high-resolution flattened jpeg file/s via instant download and a PDF file outlining the Terms & Conditions of use.

Components of the image/s are not moveable – the file is not layered unless otherwise stated.

Can I get a refund?

Due to the nature of digital products, there are no refunds.  If however there is something wrong with the file, please contact us immediately so we can remedy the situation.

If I contact you, when will you reply?

Being based in Australia, please allow for time zone differences when expecting a reply.  We also keep reasonable office hours in the interest of work-life balance.

Will a watermark be on the photo I download?

Watermarks will not appear on the purchased file, it is for product listing purposes only.

What software or apps can I use to edit the photos?
Add text or edit the photos by using photo editing software or apps, for example, Studio App, Adobe Spark, Picmonkey, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and Canva just to mention a few.

You are responsible for owning, having access to and the knowledge of the software to download, use and edit the files.

Do you I need to give you photo credit or attribution?

Photo credit or attribution to Michelle Buchanan Photography & Design is not required, however, is always appreciated. We love to see how you use the photos in your business, so please feel free to show & tell.

What are the usage rights and how many times can I use the photos?

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable limited use licence to the photo that allows for personal and/or professional use.  You can use them as many time as you like for the purposes listed below.

     You may:
  • crop, resize or change orientation of the photo
  • add text to the photo
  • overlay the photo with your own product images
  • use the photo on your website, blog, social media platforms
  • use the photo in your print media
  • use the photo ‘as-is’
     You may not:
  • sub-licence, transfer, loan or resell the photo
  • give away the photo for free
  • claim the image as your own
  • use the image on derivative products for sale where the image is the main component of the product.  For example mugs, t-shirts, home decor items, logos, art prints or posters.  An extended licence can be purchased for this use.
  • use the photo in any way that can be deemed to be pornographic, defamatory, libellous, unlawful or otherwise inappropriate way.
What about Copyright?

Michelle Buchanan proprietor of Michelle Buchanan Photography & Design remains the sole and exclusive owner and copyright holder of the image, all rights reserved worldwide.

If you have any questions not covered on this page please don’t hesitate to contact me.