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C O P Y R I G H T   S T A T E M E N T
This copyright statement applies to all photography & images found on this website and other sites on the domain. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, or printing copies for use.  © Copyright 2000-2022 Doug Sturgess  Photography.  All rights reserved.
I. Proprietary Rights:  The photographs on this and any other site under the domain are the property of Douglas M. Sturgess and protected by the United States and International copyright laws. All copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights on this site are the property of Douglas M. Sturgess.  All Photographs on are copyrighted.  No permission is related to web browsers' normal "caching" practices and activities such as downloading solely for personal enjoyment.  No parties/individuals visiting or viewing images from, may otherwise copy, modify, publish, transmit, or distribute the contents of the photographs found herein. Express written permission must be granted, on behalf of the photographer (copyright holder, Douglas M. Sturgess), in order to use these photographs for any purpose that is not outlined above.  Your use of or viewing of this statement indicates your acceptance of these conditions.

 II. Personal Use Criteria:  The following are conditions where I, Douglas M. Sturgess, give individuals permission to link to (or copy) JPEG images and other material at no charge:  You may print a copy of any photograph for personal reference without further permission.  Students are welcome to download photos and incorporate them into school reports, presentations, etc., for free, as long as proper credit/citation is given.  Anyone can download images from Desktops / Wallpapers for the express use of displaying them on screen on any personal computer that is not being used for commercial or public viewing purposes.
III. Free Web Usage Criteria:  The following conditions define my authorization for the use of my image on the Web, free of charge, so long as proper attribution of copyright is given to me, Douglas M. Sturgess, and include the e-mail address in said attribution:  You may make clickable LINKS to the images on pages you maintain for yourself for personal, non-commercial use.  If you are preparing FREE online site guides for other photographers, bloggers, and photograph forums, you may use these images, BUT ONLY IF YOU ATTRIBUTE THEM AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
IV. Commercial Use:  Those persons who wish to use the photography found on this site in a commercial fashion must receive written consent from the artist, Douglas M. Sturgess, before its commercial use. To obtain permission, interested parties should send an e-mail to In that e-mail, the following should be addressed:  Image(s) you would like to use, where they will be displayed, how they will be displayed, the intent of its display, duration of their public viewing, and any other information you feel would be helpful.  Any commercial use of my photography without prior consent violates the United States and International copyright law.

V. Copyright Protection Tactics:  In attempts to maintain the integrity of the copyrighted photographs found on this site, several copyright protection methods have been utilized. These tactics include but are not limited to the Placement of watermarks, resizing images, and conversion of images to low resolution for web use.   If you would like to use a specific photograph with some of the copyright protection tactics removed, please e-mail me at and describe the intended use of the imagery with the reduced copyright protection tactics. 

IV. Copyright Infringement is Serious:  Infringing on a copyright is a severe business and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. I have worked very hard to present you with a quality photographic experience. I kindly ask that you refrain from copying anything from the site onto your hard drive, diskette(s), printer, etc.  You are welcome to copy the hyperlinks to other areas found on However, I ask that you do not copy any of the graphics, photographs, or articles from this site for your own use (other than the terms stated above). Doing so is an infringement of the United States and International copyright laws.

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