By downloading stock images/photos and assets either purchased or free from Michelle Buchanan Photography & Design, the seller, you, the buyer agrees to the following image usage terms and conditions.

This product (image/s, photo/s, digital assets) is a digital download file. No physical product will be shipped. Due to the nature of digital products, there are no refunds.  The buyer is responsible for owning, having access to and the knowledge of the software to download, extract, open, use and edit the files.

Images (including digital assets) either purchased, downloaded for free or downloaded as part of a membership subscription from Michelle Buchanan Photography & Design and the Savvy Stock Membership are protected by international copyright laws and treaties. You as the buyer are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable limited use licence that allows for personal and/or professional use of the photo/s. Michelle Buchanan proprietor of Michelle Buchanan Photography & Design and operator of Savvy Stock Membership remains the sole and exclusive owner and copyright holder of the image, all rights reserved.  You as the buyer agree, by use of the image, to indemnify the seller & it’s affiliated parties against any and all actions taken against either the buyer and or the seller resulting from the use of the image.  You also acknowledge that Michelle Buchanan Photography & Design does not make any representations or assurances of non-infringement and does not make claim to having received releases from any brands, designers or manufacturers for use of any products, trademarks, logos or intellectual property portrayed.

Under this usage licence, this is how you can use the photo:

  • you can crop, resize or change the orientation of the photo
  • you can add text or filters to the photo
  • you can overlay the photo with images of your own product
  • you can use the photo on your website, blog, social media platforms
  • you use the photo in your print media
  • you can use the photo in presentations, either online or in-person
  • you can use the photo ‘as-is’
  • you can use the photo in e-books or guides.
  • photos must be embedded in design work so they cannot be extracted by the end-user

Under this usage licence, this is what you cannot do with the photo:

  • you may not sub-license, transfer, loan or resell the photo
  • you may not give away the photo for free, either in its entirety or part of the image
  • you may not give the photo to a friend, family member, acquaintance or client
  • you cannot claim the photo as your own
  • photos downloaded as part of a membership subscription are for your business/personal use and may not be used on behalf of a client unless your client is also a paid member.
  • you may not 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, magazine covers, book covers. An extended licence can be purchased for this use.
  • you may not use the photo in any way that can be deemed to be pornographic, defamatory, libellous, unlawful or otherwise inappropriate way.

If you are unsure if your intended use of the photo is allowed under this licence, please contact us at [email protected] for clarification.

Photo credit or attribution to Michelle Buchanan Photography & Design is not required, however, it is always appreciated.