FAQ’s

 

We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions by our clients and contributing photographers. If the answer you’re looking for is not here, don’t hesitate to get in touch: questions@regionimages.com

 

FAQ’s from clients of RegionImages:

1. What is RegionImages?

RegionImages brings photographers and clients who need ’regional’ imagery together. Photographers upload their images into our stock photography library and clients can search, download and purchase the image(s) they need. 

 

2. Who can upload images?

Everyone can upload images onto RegionImages. Our only condition is that the images relate to a particular region/country. 

 

3. What does editorial and royalty free mean?

Editorial usage is somewhat limited. You are allowed, for example, to use an image in an article for a magazine. An image may not, however, be used to commercially promote a product or service. Here are some guidelines for editorial use:

-Newspaper articles and stories that relate/pertain to the content of the image(s)

-Magazine articles and stories that relate/pertain to the content of the image(s)

-Internet/web articles and stories that relate/pertain to the content of the image(s)

-Topical books

 

Royalty free images can be used commercially to promote a service or product. You can use royalty free images as often as you like (you essentially buy the right to use the image as you wish). The image is not exclusive and can be used by others.

Here are some guidelines for royalty free use:

-advertising

-packaging

-editorial layouts

-book covers

-internet/website design

-newsletters and brochures

-multimedia presentations

-video and/or film productions and broadcasts

 

4. What are the methods of payment?

RegionImages accepts the following methods of payment: 

     - PayPal

     - credit card

     - Ideal

 

5. Can I buy on credit?

Yes, RegionImages offers companies/organizations and governments the possibility to pay on credit.  You must contact us if you wish to set up an invoice arrangement. 

 

6. How do I search for an image?

The images in our database are categorized by English search terms/keywords. Simply enter your search terms on the RegionImages homepage.

 

7. I can’t find the image I’m looking for...

If you can’t find the image you’re looking for, please send us an email with a description of what you need and our experienced team will conduct a free search for you. Our email is: questions@regionimages.com 

 

8. I’ve forgotten my password. How can I log in?

At the top of the RegionImages website, click on the ’Forgot your password?’ link. After entering the email address you used to register with RegionImages, an email will be sent to you with your password/log in details. 

 

9. How much does a RegionImages photo cost?

See the table below for our pricing:

 

Royalty free use:


Web (72dpi)            - €19.99
A5 format (300 dpi) - €49.99
A4 format (300 dpi) - €69.99
A3 format (300 dpi) - €79.99

 

Editorial use:


Web (72 dpi)          -   €9.99
A5 format (300 dpi) - €29.99

A4 format (300 dpi) - €49.99
A3 format (300dpi)  - €59.99

 

10. What is DPI (dots per inch)/ PPI (pixels per inch)?

Resolution indicates how many pixels (picture elements) make up an image. Resolution determines the quality and clarity of an image. Simply put - the more pixels, the higher the image resolution, the higher the quality of your image!

 

11. What is a Lightbox and what can I do with it?

A lightbox in essentially an online album. You can store images of interest in your lightbox and review them at your leisure. You can create as many lightboxes as you like. You add images by clicking on the lightbox icon underneath the desired image. Lightboxes are only accessible when you are logged in.  

 

 

 

FAQ’s from photographers:

1. What is RegionImages?

RegionImages brings photographers and clients who need ’regional’ imagery together. Photographers upload their images into our stock photography library and clients can search, download and purchase the image(s) they need. 

 

2. Who can upload images?

Everyone can upload images onto RegionImages. Our only condition is that the images relate to a particular region/country.  

 

3. What are the requirements of the images?

Uploads should be in JPEG format and resolution needs to be at least 1600x1200 pixels. RegionImages rates the first 10 images that you upload and once these have been approved, you can add as many images as you like to the image bank. We judge the images based on quality (lighting etc) and subject. 

 

4. What does editorial and royalty free mean?

Editorial usage is somewhat limited. You are allowed, for example, to use an image in an article for a magazine. An image may not, however, be used to commercially promote a product or service. Here are some guidelines for editorial use:

-Newspaper articles and stories that relate/pertain to the content of the image(s)

-Magazine articles and stories that relate/pertain to the content of the image(s)

-Internet/web articles and stories that relate/pertain to the content of the image(s)

-Topical books

 

Royalty free images can be used commercially to promote a service or product. You can use royalty free images as often as you like (you essentially buy the right to use the image as you wish). The image is not exclusive and can be used by others.

Here are some guidelines for royalty free use:

-advertising

-packaging

-editorial layouts

-book covers

-internet/website design

-newsletters and brochures

-multimedia presentations

-video and/or film productions and broadcasts

 

5. How many images can I upload?

After the first 10 images have been approved, there is no limit to how many images you can upload. RegionImages reserves the right to remove images without warning that do not meet the quality or subject matter requirements. 

 

6. What is the remuneration of images sold?

You get a commission for every image sold on RegionImages. We have three different options:

Bronze level: 45% of the sale (new/beginner)

Silver level: 50% of the sale (once you’ve sold more than 250 images)

Gold level: 55% of the sale (once you’ve sold over 500 images) 

 

Your photo’s will also appear on www.purebudget.com and www.imageselect.nl 
If you offer exclusivity of your images, you’ll receive an extra 5% commission. 

 

7. What happens after I’ve uploaded images?

Once you’ve uploaded images (10 to begin with), the RegionImages team will judge them and send you an approval email asap. When you receive this confirmation, you can then begin adding keywords and uploading more images. Please note that some patience may be required as we receive hundreds of images a day and these are placed in a queue, all awaiting approval. So please don’t upload your images again or upload new images until we give you the green light! 

 

8. How do I get paid?

All payments are made via the bank account details you provided during registration. We only pay out once your earnings are above €100 (excl. tax). Once you request payment, the amount will be transferred to your account within 30 days of your request.  

 

9. What about VAT?

The photographer is responsible for paying VAT to the appropriate tax services. If you provided a VAT number during registration, you will receive 19% pay out from us (we will give this information to the tax services). 

 

10. I’ve forgotten my password. How can I log in?

At the top of the RegionImages website, click on the ’Forgot your password?’ link. After entering the email address you used to register with RegionImages, an email will be sent to you with your password/log in details.