General information:

All images are copyright by Richard Ditch.

When inquiring about any image please include the unique image ID (4 alphas plus 3 or 4 digits, e.g. BUOW 044) shown with each image.

Please credit the photographer (Richard Ditch) and web site ( when using any image.

Commercial Use:

- Commercial use is forbidden without prior written permission from the owner. Commercial use requires payment at fair market value.

Use by 501(c) organizations:

- For groups whose cause I support reduced rates are available. Please describe your organization and goals when inquiring about use of any of my images.

Use by Students and Teachers:

- Use by students or teachers for non commercial educational projects is permitted, but only following notification to the owner and acknowledgment from the owner.

Use on Nature and Photography Blogs:

- Use is permitted but only if the source is clearly indicated by

  • having a link back to this site
  • making no alterations to any image other than downsizing to fit the blog (as long as the copyright on the image is still clearly readable)
  • emailing me the link