Image License Terms

By using images produced or distributed by the Racing Photographic Service in any form, electronic, printed or in video, users agree to the terms of this agreement.

Agreement made simple:

  • Using any image from this website, our social media channels and other outlets (Flickr, ClickASnap and others) means you agree to these terms.
  • If you are making money from the image, you need to speak to us and pay a licensing fee.
  • If you are using the image in a press release, on your website or on business social media, you need to speak to us and pay a licensing fee.
  • If you are using the image on your personal social media, you may use the image without paying additional licensing fees.
  • Personal Social Media is defined as the account you use for communicating with your friends etc but does not include commercial branding. E.g. @nicksmith on twitter is OK. @nicksmithracing on twitter is not.
  • You cannot make any changes to the image except for its image dimensions. No cropping, no filters, no brightness adjustment etc.
  • You cannot share images with other users who may breach this agreement. So you cannot license the image for your own use and then share it with a supplier, sponsor or partner for their commercial use.

Agreement to License an Image

Name of Photographer: 

Nicholas Smith T/a Racing Photographic Service or any other photographer commissioned by Racing Photographic Service for the production of images. Hereafter referred to as “The Licensor”

Mailing address: 

64 White Thorns Drive,
S8 8ET 
United Kingdom

T: +44 7749 442629

Name of Client: 

Any and all persons obtaining images taken by the licensor through approved methods.

(Hereinafter referred to as “the licensee”)

Title of Image:

Any image owned and distributed by the licensor.

Name of person who owns the copyright to this image:

Nicholas Smith or other photographer as indicated.

Identifying information: 

Images to be identified by copyright information contained within image metadata. In case of print use of images visual comparison to original digital file will be used.


The photographer grants the licensee the non exclusive, non-transferable and non-assignable use of the image described above without time limitation for the purpose of non-commercial use of the images. Commercial use of the images is subject to a separate licensing agreement and should be negotiated directly.


The amount of the licensing fee will be made clear prior to purchase and must be paid prior to electronic delivery of the image.


The photographer retains all copyrights attached to this image as well as any other rights which may not be detailed in this agreement.

Credit/Acknowledgement of the photographer’s name and website URL must be given when the image is published, either with a picture credit, caption or a link/acknowledgement in the publication if the image is used for editorial purposes (newspapers, magazines, newsletters, web or print publications, etc…).

Selling and/or redistribution of this image is forbidden.

Licensee is not allowed to crop and/or electronically alter the image to suit their purposes for the usage stated above save for resizing the image to suit their electronic use.


The Licensee indemnifies and holds harmless the licensor against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses stemming from a breach of this agreement, the use of the image, your failure to abide by any restriction regarding the use of an image, or any claim by a third party related to the use of the image.

Warranty and Liability:

This image is provided “as is” with no warranty regarding the suitability of the image for any purpose. The artist is not liable to the client or any person or entity for damages, costs or losses stemming from any usage of this image.

Consent and agreement to terms:

By using any image from the licensor the licensee agrees to the terms of this agreement. Purchase of images from our website or other approved vendors represents agreement to the terms of this license.