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Creative Commons License
This work by Andreas Helbig is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at

This means that you are free to download and share my work as long as it is not used for commercial purposes, and you provide credit to me as the photographer.
So go on knock yourself out, download the images – just remember to give full attribution against the image and point back to me at:

If you wish to use the image for commercial purposes, send me an email for all commercial licensing info.Just in case you want further clarification:

So, you are free to use the images on your desktop or blog, just for fun, but you must

1) Link back to

2) Credit the image to Andreas Helbig

Now listen, about that blog – if you are using it for a business purpose, to sell something, to advertise a holiday location etc. or as a background for your business pages, then I’m sorry but it’s not OK to use one of my images without a commercial licensing fee. Just email for details.


  • Fund raising campaign or marketing campaign;
  • A background image for a website about garden tools or another product range;
  • Printing an image. You may use my images in two ways:

With Creative Commons you are free: To Share: Copy, Distribute, and Transmit the image under these conditions:

Attribution: Attribution to Andreas Helbig and/or 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.

– Blog Post describing a trip to Wales
– An individual using an image as a desktop background for the computer monitor

‘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 my images is allowed only if expressly granted by Andreas Helbig.

  • All commercial uses will incur a licensing fee. All licensing inquiries should be sent to Andreas via email
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