Your collection on our website?
SOUTHERN-Images is an excellent location for the display of top quality photographs of our national heritage. Hundreds of individuals and organisations visit our site and are able to search for particular images and to buy those they require for private or commercial usage.
We are always pleased to consider images of suitably high quality for display on our website.
We pay generous royalties for each photo sale or reproduction/commercial fee negotiated.
Our terms and conditions are as shown below.
Please take the time to read them carefully and do not hesitate to contact us if you require clarification or further information.
Terms and Conditions
(These terms and conditions apply to accessions from November 2009 onwards - previous conditions may apply to images acquired at earlier times.)
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Ø Negatives/slides/photographs must to be supplied to us as digital images, comprising high resolution jpg images (Quality Option at least setting 10 in Photoshop (12 preferred)).
Ø They must be adjusted to appropriate contrast and overall brightness, and be presented with no blemishes such as scratches, dust spots etc. (i.e. fully cleaned at 100%)
Ø Images must be 3000 pixels x 2000 pixels @ 300 dpi, with full caption information (in our house style) and photographer’s details inserted in the File Info section. (If you are not able to provide your images as required, we may be able to carry out the work for you at reasonable cost-see below)
Scanning of Negatives, Slides and Photographs and editing for use on website
A number of reputable firms are able to provide a scanning, cleaning and adjusting service for you so that your negatives/slides/photographs are converted into the format we require,
As a service to our contributors., subject to capacity, we are able to carry out the high quality scans needed to meet our exacting requirements- the images are scanned, then adjusted for colour, contrast and brightness, spotted to remove blemishes and scratches and cleaned to 100%, or repaired if necessary, sharpened and saved as digital jpg files
We supply the contributor with a complimentary 7.5” x 5” glossy photograph from each image.
The cost of this service is currently* £8.99 per negative/slide or photograph, payable in advance.
(* February 2010)
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