Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully in their entirety before You download or use any Image/Footage. By confirming the purchase of the Image(s)/Footage or downloading the Image(s)/Footage You have selected from this website You agree to be bound by the Terms and the Image(s)/Footage usage restrictions contained herein. If You do not wish to accept the terms of this Agreement, please contact RSPB Images before you proceed with your purchase/download.
First time users need to register to use the site. Click the ‘Register’ button at the top right of the navigation bar and complete the fields displayed. Mandatory fields are indicated by a coloured border around the field.
An email will be sent to new registrants to which they need to respond in order to confirm the registration. Please check your spam folder if this does not arrive promptly.
To log on click on the 'Log on' button in the top right of the site.
If you haven't already registered or verified your account, you will need to do this before being able to access the site.
If you have forgotten your password, you can request a password reset via the 'Log On' pop-up.
Users can Logon then go to the ‘Hi Name’ link and select ‘Edit Account Details’ to change any of their information. Mandatory fields are indicated by a coloured border around the field.
The ‘Recently Added’ Button (top navigation strip) displays the last 200 assets that were added to the library's collection.
The library can be searched in a variety of ways;
To find assets by keyword, type keywords into the search bar at the top right of the screen and click ‘Search’. The assets catalogued with that keyword will be displayed below.
Use the words and, or, not in-between keywords as required. Keywords that are separated by spaces will have the same effect as using ‘and'.
Cat AND mouse will find assets which contain both cat and mouse
Cat mouse will find assets which contain both cat and mouse
Cat OR mouse will find assets which contain either cat or mouse or both
Cat NOT mouse will find assets which contain cat but not mouse i.e. it will exclude cat assets containing mouse
Click 'Search' to begin your search.
Click on the ‘View’ Button below the keyword search bar and click ‘Advanced Search’ to display the Advanced Search (click it again to hide it).
Here you can combine various search criteria such as orientation, Date Created, Copyright etc. To refine an search, enter a keyword in the keyword search field and click ‘Search’ then tick Search within results, and enter another keyword and click ‘Search’ again.
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To the left of the screen is the side bar, this has three tabs – Categories / Lightbox / Basket. With the Categories tab active you will see an expanding category tree displayed.
Click a ‘+’ to expand the sub-nodes in a category.
Click the text part of the category tree and the associated node will be selected.
To refine your search, you can select multiple nodes in the category tree, the results displayed will be those containing ALL the selected words.
Re-click a word to deselect that node, or click the ‘Clear All’ Button to deselect all nodes.
Search results are displayed dynamically to fill the window. Using the ‘View’ Button you can tailor this display to your preference;
Click on the thumbnail to go to the Preview Page. Here larger assets can can be previewed along with additional information. In the case of video and audio files a video/audio player is available to review the asset, click on the arrow to start playing the video/audio.
The additional information displayed would be as follows:
A lightbox is a place where you can store a selection of assets. You can send a lightbox to colleagues and/or clients to share the assets you have selected to convey ideas, themes, concepts etc. You can also store assets within a lightbox for your reference or if you wish to store them for purchasing later one.
The Lightbox can be seen in the Sidebar and here assets can be removed or added to the Basket using the icons below each asset. In addition the active Lightbox can be selected from the pull down menu.
Below this is the following tool bar;
Every purchase helps the RSPB give nature a home.
All reproduction rights sold by us are one time non-exclusive rights, and can be calculated online within our shopping basket.
The action of calculating a price in no way commits you to purchase with us.
You will be asked to select from the following pull-down menus to calculate the price for your individual use:
Usage category: The type of use eg Advertising, PR, Publishing
Use: How the asset will be used eg book, poster, magazine etc.
Territory: Where in the world the asset will be used
Print run: How many items will be produced
Placement: Where in the product eg frontcover, inside use
Size: How big the asset will appear
For more information on using the shopping basket, please see the download section.
If you cannot find your required usage within the shopping basket, have any issues or other enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on +44 (0) 114 258 0001.
Assets can be downloaded from Basket (single or multiple assets). Before you can download the assets, you will be required to select usages for the assets, for more detail on this, please see the pricing section.
Can be accessed from the Account Details Page by clicking the ‘View Order History’ button, or from the ‘Hi Name’ link, selecting the ‘Order History’ option from the pull down menu.
Here you can see a list of your previous orders and re-download them.
In addition you can click on the ‘Usage Details’ Button to view the individual order details, you can also see the invoice number and download the invoice as a PDF if applicable.
Please note that the asset sizes shown in this illustration are provided to you only as a guide. We recommend that you take advice from your designer before purchasing your asset.
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