Tom and RockAndRollNerd Photography are following the lead of Trey Ratcliff and Stuck in Customs' philosophy that art is meant to be seen and not hoarded. 

RockAndRollNerd Photography allows use of Tom's images in two ways:

CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE

With Creative Commons you are free:

  • To Share: Copy, Distribute, and Transmit the image
  • To Remix: Create Derivative works of the image

Under these conditions:

  • Attribution: Attribution to Tom Molczynski and RockAndRollNerd Photography must be made along with the image.
  • Non-Commercial: The image must not be used for commercial purposes under any circumstances. For clarity on what defines commercial use, please see the Sample Accepted Uses below.

SAMPLE ACCEPTED USE OF THE CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE:

  • Blog Post describing a trip using a photo 
  • Online article about a specific style or processing of a photograph
  • A website for a school project
  • An individual using an image as a desktop background for the computer monitor

LICENSE TO COPYRIGHT

‘Commercial Use’ regarding the use of images online or offline is defined very broadly. The determination of commercial or non-commercial use is based on the contextual use of the image. The determination is NOT based on the tax-filing status of the entity using the image nor on whether or not a financial transaction takes place.

Commercial use of our images is allowed only if expressly granted by Tom Molczynski and RockAndRollNerd Photography. All commercial uses will incur a licensing fee. Our fees are based on the following criteria:

  • Media – print, web, television, etc.
  • Distribution Size – number of copies printed, viewing audience size, exposure (regional, national, international)
  • Length of Use – 1 year, 2 years, etc.
  • Prominence of Display – 1/4 page, 1/2 page, full page, spread, front cover, back cover, home page (online), interior page (online), etc.

All licensing inquiries should be sent to: tom@rockandrollnerd.com

SAMPLE USE REQUIRING A LICENSE TO COPYRIGHT:

  • A marketing campaign for a commercial entity
  • A fund-raising campaign for a not-for profit entity
  • A background image for a website
  • License to create an individual print for use in a private home

Many thanks to the crew at Stuck In Customs (www.stuckincustoms.com) for allowing us to use a lot of the text from their licensing page.