Use this form to request an image license fee quote. Alternately, you may also send your request via (Be sure to include all the information listed below so that Swanson Media can evaluate your request promptly.)
All images are licensed on a "rights managed" basis (for a single use) and quotes are customized for your particular usage. Be aware that commercial licenses might not be available for some images that lack model or property releases.
Is my personal information safe?
Yes. Your information will be kept strictly confidential. See the Privacy Statement for details.
How are the images delivered, and in what format and resolution?
All images are provided as digital files (TIFF or JPEG, depending on your needs). Files will be delivered via e-mail or CD/DVD (for larger files). Image resolution varies, depending on the source. Digital camera images are 300 ppi (dimensions will vary). Film images have been digitized with high-resolution scanners: 35mm film @ 4000 ppi; medium and large format film @ 1200 ppi.
Refer to the image's Web page for actual resolution and dimension information. Many of the images have been cropped for display purposes; you will receive an uncropped version.
What happens after I submit my request?
Swanson Media will evaluate your request and send you a quote via e-mail usually within one business day. Quotes are customized for your particular usage. After both you and Swanson Media have agreed on license terms, Swanson Media will send you a license contract and payment information. Accepted forms of payment include money order, check (US bank only) and credit card (via PayPal). Purchase orders are accepted from certain organizations.