Prints And Licenses Master

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The majority of photographs on and [mylife & yours] blog are available to purchase as prints or available to license as Personal or Commercial Use.  For more information please see the Frequently Asked Questions below or please contact us.

If you are familiar with the print and licensing options provided by Jim Servies Photography you may go directly to the Galleries to order.



Frequently Asked Questions

PRINTs AND Licenses



What paper types and finishes do you offer?

When you want the best you go to the leader in that industry.  All Jim Servies Photography prints are processed on KODAK PROFESSIONAL ENDURA Papers.  Kodak papers offer eye-catching prints that set state-of-the-art standards for image stability. The strength of their optical / digital printing compatibilities provides consistent results and easier print matching across all papers. All Supra Endura papers deliver saturated color with exceptional, accurate flesh-tone reproduction.

Professional Paper Finishes
  • Glossy – Glossy is a true gloss paper; high shine delivers high impact images with superb flesh tones.  Glossy photos are printed on coated paper with a very smooth, shiny reflective surface. Glossy finishes have a high-contrast appearance and look slick to the touch when not under glass.
  • Matte – Matte finish has the least amount of shine of all the papers we offer, but like other Supra Endura papers, skin tones are true and details intense.
  • Lustre – Lustre is a very popular paper and with good reason: it is a great all-around paper choice. A slight sheen and an ultra fine texture coupled with accurate skin tone reproduction make this paper a favorite for portrait and fine art photographers.
What Are Canvas & Gallery Wraps?
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Canvas & Gallery Wraps

Two affordable and exceptional choices to showcase that special moment or fine art print are Canvas and Gallery Wrap Prints


  • Canvas & Gallery Wraps – Give your images the fine-art treatment they deserve by printing them on canvas.  Available in multiple sizes, these elegant canvas prints come stretched and ready to hang. Hardware included. Children’s portraits, landscapes, nature and subjects of all kinds are enhanced by the subtle texture and refined presentation of canvas.
  • Superior Quality – Your image is printed on high quality, heavyweight canvas and then coated to protect the surface from scratches and light. Our canvases are stretched on sturdy wood frames and arrive ready to display right out of the box; all the hardware you need is attached! Add an optional solid color border for the edge or we can stretch or clone your image to cover the frame. Choose from multiple sizes: square, rectangular, panorama as well as custom sizes! As with everything we produce, well review each canvas to make sure it exceeds your expectations.


Do You Offer Custom Print Products?

Absolutely.  To remember your special day, Jim offers several custom designed products from elegant Coffee Table Photo Books (10 page / 20 sides ), DVD Slideshows, Image Boxes with custom matted images for display and much more.  Please contact us for more details and pricing.


What Quality Can I Expect When Ordering Prints?

All prints and products offered by Jim Servies Photography are high-end, heirloom quality that are unique to you and designed to last several generations. Every image is masterfully prepared, edited and calibrated before being sent to our professional labs for printing.  Only the best!



How Do I License an Image from Jim Servies Photography?

To license an image, click on the image you are interested in licensing and click on the “Add to Cart” button just above the image.  Click the “Downloads” tab and select the license best suited to your use.  A quote will be provided for your review.  Once you add the image to your cart, review and agree to the terms and fee, your image is made immediately available for download.

What Format and Resolution Will I Receive? 

The images showcased in all Jim Servies Photography galleries are compressed to optimize your experience and website performance. Once your print or license order is placed you will receive the original watermark-free hi-resolution image.  The standard file format delivered is high resolution JPEG files.  Additional file formats are available for most images upon request – Adobe RGB, TIFF and DNG.

Do You Offer Hi-Res Samples to Review?

Absolutely!  The images showcased on all Jim Servies Photography galleries are compressed, low resolution versions.  To verify image quality before your purchase we are happy to supply a High Resolution sample.  Please contact us directly (see link below) and we’ll be happy to provide a sample in your requested format.

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What is Personal & Commercial Use?

Personal Use and Commercial Use rights managed licenses are available for most photographs with the exclusion of Jim Servies | Originals™ Limited Edition Prints.

  • Personal Use –  Personal Use licenses are best for images you would like to use for – at-home printing, screensaver slideshows, wedding announcements, online personal profiles (facebook), etc.  A Personal Use license is strictly used for personal use only.
  • Commercial Use –  Commercial Use is a rights managed license and means that an image is priced and purchased for a specific and detailed purpose for a set period of time. For example, licensing an image for editorial publication at 1/2 page size on an inside page of a U.S. national magazine with a circulation of 100,000 is considered a specific purpose. An appropriate Rights Managed fee utilizing the industry standard fotoquote will be determined based on that usage.

What are the Terms and Conditions of a Licensed Image?

To learn all you would ever want to know about the terms and conditions of licensing, please use the links provided below.

Learn more about terms and conditions for Rights Managed licenses
Learn more about terms and conditions for Personal Use licenses

Important Licensing & Copyright Notice:  All images on Jim Servies Photography and Jim Servies Photography [mylife & yours] blog are protected by copyright.  Copyrigh ownership is fully held by Jim Servies.  Licensing an image does not confer or transfer the copyright to you. Additionally, by licensing an image you are solely responsible for liability of use. The use of some images may require a model or property release which will be provided upon request.  Please ensure that the photo is suitable for your use before licensing.

I Keep Seeing the Name Photoshelter.  What is it?

Photoshelter is an industry-leading, online service we use to showcase, archive and sell Jim Servies open and limited edition photographs.

Do I Have to Create a Photoshelter Account for License Purchases?


Do I need to create a free account to license an image?  The short answer is yes.  This insures the interest and security of both parties are protected.

By creating a free account we are made aware of who is licensing an image.  The most important aspects of creating a free account are protection, privacy and security.  Registering is extremely fast and simple.  To register for your free account please click the link below.

sign up for a free account

Forgot Your Password?

Go to the Client Area. Fill in your registered email address (under the login button) and a new password will be sent.

I Received a Gallery Invite, Now What?

Register and create a free account from Jim Servies Photography. Go to: Client Area > Login. Once your account is created, go to: Client Area > My Gallery Invitations and click on the gallery.

What is a Lightbox?

Having a free Photoshelter account provides additional benefits too, such as providing you a personal “Lightbox” for storing images for future reference, sharing those images with others (including commenting), access to special password protected galleries and the ability to purchase prints and licenses. On future visits to Jim Servies Photography you can login directly via: Client Area >My account.



When you have specific needs for an image our advanced image search offers a comprehensive set of options to help narrow your choices. You can easily search our archives by keyword, city, state, country, orientation, date and price type.  A “Search” menu item is provided at the top of every page too.



How To Order Prints / Licenses

To insure the most secure and private online ordering process we have chosen the following method which utilizes the highest security standards for e-commerce.

You can place your order for a print or license from within any Jim Servies Photography Gallery by following three easy steps.

  1. While viewing any gallery click the image you are interested in purchasing for print or licensing. Immediately, you will be taken to our secure location to review your options for purchase (prints size(s), quantity, finish, license specifics, etc.).
  2. Click “add to cart” to finalize the process and check out either as a guest or sign up for a free account.
  3. An email confirmation will be sent to you with order and shipping information.  Congratulations you’re done!

If you prefer a more personalized experience and would like to order directly please contact us.  We’re happy to help!


Print & License PAYMENTS

This section is for print and license payments only. Please see “Session Information” for session payment information.

Payment for print purchases or licensing an image can be made by credit card or PayPal account.  Upon selecting “Checkout”, you will be taken to the PayPal website to complete payment for your purchase. Please note a PayPal account is not required for credit card transactions.

Private And Secure e-Commerce

As online shoppers ourselves, we take your security and privacy concerns very serious.  All private information is kept strictly confidential and protected on secure servers and will only be used for the purpose of processing your purchase.


If you have a question or prefer a more personalized experience please feel free to contact us.  We are more than happy to help.