All content copyright © 1988-2014 Gregory Thompson. All rights reserved. Please respect my copyright by not reproducing, copying, or distributing my work. If you have any questions about copyright laws, learn about the subject at the U.S. Copyright Office.
Please review the special cases below. If you do not find your situation, then I welcome your email firstname.lastname@example.org in order to create a full proposal depending on use.
If you are an educator, then please feel free to use any material in the classroom. I highly encourage this usage and often provide high-resolution digital versions upon request. Please credit the source near/on the image whenever possible. I am extremely grateful for a 5th grade science teacher who inspired my weather career more than he will ever know.
You have my permission to download and store photos from this web site and use as screen saver or desktop (wallpaper) images, provided you have control and can prevent and assure that any downloaded images will not be further distributed. By downloading to your personal computer, you assume responsibility that the image will not leave your possession. Do not send these images in email, instead send email directing others to the source of the image on inclouds.com.
If you have a non-commercial web use for a photo, then I grant permission
to use it provided you: credit my site within a link
and send me the URL of the page containing the photo. In creating the
link, please use the following HTML:
photo courtesy <a href="http://www.inclouds.com">In the Clouds Photography</a>
You do not have my permission to alter the content of images by compositing my images with other images (mine or not), removing components (cropping is OK), or making significant color adjustments. If you would like to do this, I may give permission on a case-by-case basis and certainly only if it is documented as a 'digital composite or alteration'.
If you are a non-commercial organization creating a free publication and would like to use a photo, then I grant permission provided you credit the source (photo courtesy Gregory Thompson - www.inclouds.com) either in the caption or directly on the photo.
Interested in purchasing an image? See the list of specials or click on any image for more information on purchasing.