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Photo Use Policy

Photos displayed on the website are copyrighted by the photographer.

Permission to use the photographs is granted for the following limited uses:

  1. Photos may be printed from a web browser for personal, non-commercial uses.
  2. Photos may be downloaded/copied electronically from a web browser for personal, non-commercial uses, with the following limitations:
    • Photos may not be altered in any way, including resizing or cropping.
    • Photos cannot be posted on the Internet on personal, commercial, or other sites, without explicit permission from the photographer.
    • Photo credits must be provided. Credit should be given as follows: "Photograph by [photographer's name]. Used by permission from"

Photos may not be sold or used in any way for profit or commercial purposes, including use in commercial or professional websites or printed materials. Photos may not be used to suggest endorsement by the State of Maine for a product or service.

Requests for alternate formats or additional uses/rights should be sent to the photographer using the email link provided next to each photo on the Winners Page. InforME reserves the right to deny such requests at its discretion. Some requests may be subject to a fee for graphic design services.


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