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Fees and Licensing

Rights Simplified (RS)
  • • Licensing of exclusive photography
  • • Maximum flexibility / unlimited media use
  • • Highest file size without additional costs
  • • Single usage possible (Rights Managed)
  • • Exclusive usage available

Rights Simplified (RS) fees

Royalty Free (RF)
  • • Licensing of non-exclusive photography
  • • Unlimited usage for all media
  • • Licensing by file size and license type
  • • 0.5, 1, 10, 50 MB or maximum file size
  • • Choose between RF-standard or RF-unlimited

Royalty Free (RF) fees


Rights Simplified (RS)

Rights Simplified is a new plainpicture license model. RS combines exclusive rights of traditional Rights Managed imagery with maximum freedom of image use. RS images are exclusive photography, previously only carried by traditional Rights Managed collections. The license fee depends solely on duration and distribution territory. plainpicture RS imagery allows you to select duration of use for 1,3,5 years or unlimited. plainpicture RS image licenses do not require media-type, placement, application size or print run. plainpicture RS images are the most attractive solution for unlimited media use. plainpicture RS images will automatically be delivered in highest file size. Industry exclusivity and total exclusivity are available for plainpicture Rights Simplified images.

Rights Managed

Licensing Rights Managed imagery serves your needs when your project contains individual image uses and if all details for your image uses are set. Media, placement, print run, application size, distribution territory and duration period determine the usage fee. Industry exclusivity and general exclusivity are available for Rights Managed images.

Royalty Free (RF)

Exclusivity isn‘t essential for your projects, but the demand for unlimited distribution and duration is, RF images will fulfill your image needs. Select your desired File Size and the needed license type:

RF Standard:

Allows use of RF images for 1 company brand. No limitation in duration.

RF Unlimited:

Allows use of RF images for 1 company including all company sub brands or franchise partners. International use with unlimited distribution and duration.


How to save with plainPacks:

plainPacks offer efficient savings versus single image licensing. The bigger the plainPack, the higher your savings. plainPacks are unlimited in duration so you won't run out of time using your licensed plainPack.

How to purchase plainPacks:

Choose RS or RF images to purchase in advance. Place the images in your cart. There you can choose your plainPack. RF plainPack: you decide for a file-size. RS plainPack: you get the highest file size automatically. You download your plainPack images right now or on demand at later date.

plainPacks (RS) prices


plainPacks (RF) prices


Your plainpicture contact person / Sales

Ed Steer

+44 (0)20 7253 1344

Marc Schleth

040 - 80 81 288 - 11

Imme Tillessen

040 - 80 81 288 - 17

Marcus Benkwitz

040 - 80 81 288 - 12

Info & Support


plainpicture offers Model and Property release. You will find the release status in the preview of each individual image. Images depicting people may not be used in defamatory context. Publications including but not limited to context of alcohol, drugs, illness, sexuality or political matters need individual clearance.

Licensing Models & Fees:

Licenses are subject to the plainpicture terms and conditions. All images on the plainpicture website are under copyright protection. The use of images require prior clearance through plainpicture and are subject to a licensing fee according to the plainpicture price guide. Publication of any plainpicture imagery needs copyright credit (photographer/plainpicture). Printed publications require the submission of 2 examples.