This is about collecting the world’s most beautiful media and rewarding the authors who create it.
The Bliss Hunter Image collection represents high-caliber media, in pictures and videos, produced by creators from around the world. It combines the world’s greatest talent with international marketing knowledge to make a significant profit from the power of imagery. This is not for people looking for easy money selling their vacation snapshots- this is the construction of a professional brand respected by companies, large and small, across the globe.
50% of the Profits
For each sale that you make through the cooperating companies with the Bliss Hunter Image collection, you will receive 50% of the profits. And other than uploading, there is no further processing required on your side. Even if you are a creator outside of American and European markets, the most lucrative in the world, all of the processing will be handled for you upon submission.
The following is well suited for the collection:
- Adventure Photography
- Editorial from Famous Places
- Lifestyle Videos
- Drone Videography
You Retain the Rights
Your cooperation in the Bliss Hunter Image collection pertains only to media markets, which means that you are free to continue using your images anywhere else you wish. Here you can preview the agreement between contributors and Hunter Bliss Photography.
By submitting content to Bliss Hunter Images, you agree to all the terms in this agreement.
By submitting any Content to Bliss Hunter Images, you grant to Bliss Hunter Images a worldwide, exclusive right and license to reproduce, prepare derivative works incorporating, publicly display, sublicense, sell, advertise and market any Content uploaded by you and accepted by Bliss Hunter Images on all stock photography platforms, until this Agreement is terminated as herein provided. You also give permission to Bliss Hunter Images to add, modify or remove information related to your Content in order to manage and license such Content.
You are granting Bliss Hunter Images the exclusive right to license and use your submitted content on all stock photography platforms.
You grant Bliss Hunter Images a worldwide, non-exclusive right to use your name, display name and Content in connection with Bliss Hunter Images’s marketing and promotional activities without the payment of any compensation to you. Bliss Hunter Images, in the exercise of its discretion, may refrain from any or all of the foregoing without any liability to you.
Bliss Hunter Images shall have the right, but not the obligation, to license all Content to its customers for use in accordance with license agreements entered into by Bliss Hunter Images, including but not limited to Bliss Hunter Images Terms of Service License Agreements (collectively, “Licenses”).
Ownership of Content
The copyrights in all Content remain with the copyright owner, and nothing in the contributor agreement shall be construed as a transfer of copyright to Bliss Hunter Images. However, by submitting Content to Bliss Hunter Images, you expressly waive any artists’ authorship rights or any droit moral that you would otherwise have under the laws of the United States Copyright Act or similar laws of any jurisdiction, so that customers may use your Content in accordance with the Licenses issued by Bliss Hunter Images.
You always retain ownership in and to your content.
You agree to provide valid and accurate model releases for all Content you contribute to Bliss Hunter Images that, in Bliss Hunter Images’s judgment, contains an identifiable face or identifiable human figure or other identifiable attribute including, without limitation, voice, appearance, or likeness. You also agree to provide valid and accurate property releases to Bliss Hunter Images for all Content that requires such releases, which determination shall be made in Bliss Hunter Images’s sole discretion. All releases shall be electronically delivered to Bliss Hunter Images with the Content. Content without a release that depicts an identifiable person and/or requires a property release may be accepted for “Editorial Use Only” by Bliss Hunter Images in its sole discretion.
Some content you submit may require releases, which you are responsible for providing.
You agree that you are solely responsible for retaining all original releases and maintaining complete and accurate release records.
The submission of falsified, inaccurate or otherwise defective model releases is a material breach of the contributor agreement.
You agree that Bliss Hunter Images may furnish copies of releases to customers, as necessary, in order to respond to any potential or actual legal action, to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and/or union reporting requirements, or any other reason Bliss Hunter Images deems reasonable in its sole discretion.
You agree that all Content submitted by you for “Editorial Use Only” shall faithfully depict the subject and be accompanied by accurate titles and keywords. You also understand and agree that certain “Editorial Use Only” Content may require an attestation of authority from a third party granting Contributor’s right to record such Content (a “Credential”). You will provide Bliss Hunter Images evidence of such Credentials upon request.
If you submit content for “Editorial Use Only”, it may require credentials.
You agree that Bliss Hunter Images may permit Content designated “Editorial Use Only” to be used in a non-Editorial manner at Bliss Hunter Images’s sole discretion (e.g., Bliss Hunter Images may permit a customer to use Content designated “Editorial Use Only” for commercial purposes where the customer obtains the necessary rights and clearances for such use).
Bliss Hunter Images may license Editorial Use Only content for commercial purposes in its discretion.
Bliss Hunter Images may advertise and/or market your Content on social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter, and similar sites and the applications related thereto.
Your content may be marketed on social media platforms.
Bliss Hunter Photography will pay you 50% of all license fees collected from customers and resellers and other redistributors for your Content, and we will deduct and retain 50% of such license fees as compensation to us.
Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant that: you have the full right, power and authority to enter into this agreement and to fully perform all of your obligations hereunder; you are under no legal disability or contractual restriction that prevents you from entering into this agreement you are at least 18 years of age;
the Content and all parts thereof are owned and/or controlled by you, unencumbered and original works and are capable of copyright protection in all countries where copyright or similar protection is available;
if the Content consists in whole or in part of design elements, fonts, clipart, sprites, vectors, brush tools and the like that are included in design programs (e.g., Photoshop, Daz, Illustrator), the end user license agreement, terms of service or the equivalent license held by you permits you to incorporate such elements in Content created by you, and to license such Content to Bliss Hunter Images for the purposes set forth herein.
the Content is neither obscene nor defamatory, does not violate any applicable laws and/or regulations, and does not infringe the copyright or any other rights of any third party, including, without limitation, trademark rights and the rights of privacy and publicity.
you possess valid Credentials for each item of “Editorial Use Only” Content for which credentials may be required.
there is no suit action or claim or other legal or administrative proceeding now pending or threatened which might directly or indirectly affect the Content or which might in any way impair the rights granted by you hereunder; and you will not transmit unsolicited emails or engage in so-called “spamming” to publicize or promote your relationship with Bliss Hunter Images or the sale of your Content – nor will you advertise or otherwise publicize your relationship with Bliss Hunter Images, nor will you use Bliss Hunter Images’s Trademarks through the use of search engine advertising and/or marketing.
You acknowledge that such advertising and/or marketing might infringe on the intellectual property rights of Bliss Hunter Images and/or third parties. In addition to its other rights and/or remedies under the contributor agreement, Bliss Hunter Images shall be under no obligation to pay you any referral fees or other compensation if you violate the terms of this subparagraph.
Bliss Hunter Images represents and warrants that: it has the power and authority to enter into this agreement and to fully perform all of its obligations hereunder; and upon making or learning of any claim that is inconsistent with any of the warranties or representations made by you, Bliss Hunter Images may send you written notice of such claim, using the email address provided by you to Bliss Hunter Images, specifying the details of the claim as then known to Bliss Hunter Images.
Pending the determination of such claim, Bliss Hunter Images may withhold from royalties and/or other compensation due to you hereunder, such sums as are reasonably related to the probable value of the claim as determined by Bliss Hunter Images. You will cooperate fully with Bliss Hunter Images in the defense of any such claims. You may participate in the defense of any claim through counsel of your selection at your own expense.
You agree that you are legally able to enter into this agreement, and that none of the content you submit will violate any laws or infringe any third party’s rights.
By submitting any Content to Bliss Hunter Images, you acknowledge that you will acquire certain confidential and proprietary information, including but not limited to royalty rates, royalty payments and earnings data (collectively, “Confidential Information”). You agree to keep Confidential Information confidential and to not disclose Confidential Information to any third party other than representatives, agents, attorneys, accountants, auditors and advisors with a bona fide need to know, who shall first agree to keep the terms confidential.
Please fill out the following form to submit an application to the Bliss Hunter Image collection.
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