As we have tried to keep the license for using our photos, pictures and images, made available here on Opticous, as simple and clear as possible, we only have a few restrictions that you will have to adhere to.

What is allowed

All photos and images made available on Opticous can be used for free for commercial and non-commercial purposes.

Attribution is not required and giving credit to Opticous is not necessary but always appreciated.

You can modify the photos and images. Be creative and edit the photos, pictures and images as you like.

What is not allowed

Identifiable people may not appear in a bad light or in a way that is offensive.

Don't sell unaltered copies of a photo, e.g. don't sell it as a stock photo, poster, print or on a physical product without adding any value.

Don't imply endorsement of your product by people or brands on the image.


Opticous grants you an irrevocable, nonexclusive, worldwide copyright license to download, copy, modify, distribute, perform, and use photos from Opticous for free, including for commercial purposes, without permission from or attributing the photographer or Opticous.

This license does not include the right to compile photos from Opticous to replicate a similar or competing service.


You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, employees, contractors and suppliers (collectively, the “Opticous Parties”) harmless from any loss, claim, expenses, damages, costs or demand, including reasonable lawyer’s fees, whether directly or indirectly, made by any third party due to or arising out of your violation of any law or the rights of a third party, from your use of the Website or the Application and/or the information contained in the Website, the Application and/or the Content, or from your violation of the Opticous Terms of Service.

Limitation of liability

You expressly understand and agree that the Opticous Parties shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses arising out of or in connection with the Website, the Application, the Content or these Opticous Terms of Service (howsoever arising including negligence).

Your use of the Website, the Application and the Content is at your sole risk. The Website, the Application, the Content, business suggestions and information are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory.

Opticous does not warrant that the Website or the Application will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.

Opticous does not warrant that the quality of any Content, products, services, information, or other material purchased, obtained or used by you through the Website or the Application will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Website or the Application will be corrected.

Under no circumstances what so ever can you redistribute or sell the photos and images made available here on on other stock photo, wallpaper, or any similar platforms available online or offline.