Frequently Asked Questions - For Buyers

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What Is SnapMarket?
How Do I Purchase Images On SnapMarket?
How Much Do Images Cost?
How Can I Pay For Images?
What Are Credit Packages?
What Are Subscription Plans?
What Kind Of License Do The Images On SnapMarket Carry?
Can I Resell Or Distribute The Images I Buy Off SnapMarket?
Can I Use Images That I Purchase To Be Used In Sellable Products?
What Is 'For Editorial Use Only'?
Do Your Images Have Model & Property Releases Where Needed?
Do I Get A Copy Of The Model Or Property Release With My Image?
I Have Received A Bad Quality Image, What Do I Do?


 

What is SnapMarket?

SnapMarket is an online marketplace of images and illustrations that users can purchase and download or contributors can upload and sell. We believe we are one of the cheapest stock image websites in the world and we also pay very generous commissions to our contributors / photographers.

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How do I purchase images on SnapMarket?

You can purchase images on SnapMarket very easily. Once you have found the image you would like to purchase, you just click 'download' on the appropriate image size you would like. From here you can pay for the image with your credit card or PayPal balance (via PayPal's secure payment gateway) or to save money you can buy a credit package or a subscription package to purchase images.

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How much do images cost?

You can buy an image in different sizes at different costs. The costs for images are as below:

- Extra Small $1.00 or 1 credit(s)

- Small $3.00 or 3 credit(s)

- Medium $5.00 or 5 credit(s)

- Large $7.00 or 7 credit(s)

- Extra Large $8.00 or 8 credit(s)

- Original / Full Size $10.00 or 10 credit(s)

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How can I pay for images?

You can pay for images on SnapMarket very easily. There are 3 options of payment:

1. Credit Card / PayPal

You can pay for the image with your credit card or PayPal balance (via PayPal's secure payment gateway). You do not need a PayPal account to pay by credit card. When the PayPal payment screen appears, just select 'Pay by Credit/Debit Card'.

 

2. With credits purchased on SnapMarket

At SnapMarket you can buy credits which offer you savings when purchased in bulk. Credits are purchased with real money and each credit is worth $1.00. Click here to see our credit packages.

 

3. With a subscription plan purchased on SnapMarket

We offer our buyers very competitive subscription plans to buy images. A subscription plan allows a buyer to download 25 images per day for a predetermined amount of time and cost. Click here to see our subscription packages. This is the perfect solution for people who download images quite frequently.

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What are credit packages?

Credits are basically virtual currency that have been purchased with real money. 1 Credit on SnapMarket is worth $1.00.

Purchasing credits gives you an advantage because they are discounted depending on the amount of credits you purchase. Click here to see our credit packages.

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What are subscription plans?

We offer our buyers very competitive subscription plans to buy images. A subscription plan allows a buyer to download 25 images per day for a predetermined amount of time and cost. Click here to see our subscription packages. This is the perfect solution for people who download images quite frequently.

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What kind of license do the images on SnapMarket carry?

Most of the images on SnapMarket carry a royalty free license. This means once purchased they can be used for domestic or commercial use in online, offline and print media. The images purchased from SnapMarket must NOT be resold or distributed. Some images may carry an 'editorial use only' license, please read the next question for more information.

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Can I resell or distribute images that I buy off SnapMarket?

No. Any content purchased from SnapMarket must NOT be resold or distributed as a standalone image. However, you are allowed to use purchased images in packaged content that is to be sold such as: website templates, greeting cards, calendars, etc. Any content purchased from SnapMarket must NOT be resold as a stock image on it's own or in a pack of stock images.

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Can I use images that I purchase to be used in sellable products?

Yes. Images that are purchased from SnapMarket that carry a royalty free license can be used in sellable products such as: website templates, products, greeting cards, calendars, etc. Images must NOT be resold or distributed as stand alone stock images.

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What is 'For Editorial Use Only'?

Some of the images on SnapMarket will be marked as 'Editorial Use Only'. These images must only be purchased and used for editorial or personal, non-commercial use. Images which contain distinguishable brands, logos, trademarks and known people (celebrities) will be classed as editorial use only images. SnapMarket will be in no way responsible for the misuse of images purchased from it's site.

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Do your images have model and property releases where needed?

Yes, any images that contain content of recognisable persons or property must have a model or property release when uploaded by our contributors. We are not responsible for any forged or fraudulent release documents.

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Do I get a copy of the model or property release with my image?

For privacy reasons the model or property release will NOT be transferred to the buyers of any images, it is simply kept on record with SnapMarket should future issues with the image arise. If the need arises and you need a copy of the model or property release you can request one from us. For privacy, we will only send you the release with all personal details removed.

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I have received a bad quality image, what do I do?

All of the images on SnapMarket are analysed by us before they are approved and go public. Any images that do not meet our quality guidelines will be rejected. If for some reason you receive a bad quality image, please contact us and we can help you sort it out.

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