Terms and Conditions for Photo Submissions

Terms and Conditions


By submitting a photograph (the “Photograph”), each user of this site (the “User”) agrees to these Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”).


Simone Ritter (the “Artist”) is an artist residing in St. Andrew’s, New Brunswick, Canada. The Artist creates, inter alia, paintings and other graphical images based on photographs submitted by Users.


By submitting a photograph (the “Photograph”) to the Artist, the User represents and warrants that:

the Photograph is the sole and original work of the User;

the User holds the full power and authority to grant the Artist the rights granted by these Terms;

the Photograph does not infringe upon any copyright or proprietary right, common law, or statutory law, and does not constitute a violation of privacy rights;

the User agrees to release the Artist from any responsibilities relating to any and all legal actions incurred by the User or the contents of the Photograph;

the User will not hereafter enter into any agreement or understanding with any person or entity which conflicts with, or may conflict, with the rights and terms set out in these Terms.


By submitting the Photograph to the Artist, the User grants the Artist permission to:

create works of art, including but not limited to paintings and drawings based on the Photograph (the “Artwork”);

use the Artwork to produce print products and other merchandise (collectively, “Derivative Works”), including but not limited to prints, calendars, and greeting cards; and

sell the Artwork and the Derivative Works.

The Artist has full ownership of and copyright to the Artwork and the Derivative Works. The User has no claim to the Artwork and the Derivative Works or to the profits arising from the sale thereof.

These rights as set forth in these Terms are granted indefinitely.

Other than the granting of these rights, the User retains original copyright in the Photograph.