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All images and text are protected under the United States and International copyright laws and are registered with the United States Copyright Office. None of the images on this site are in the Public Domain.

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The photographs on this website may not be downloaded, reproduced, copied, stored or manipulated in any manner or form whatsoever without the prior written permission of Dragon Spit Studios/CJ Schmit/CJSP/PbCS.

Reminder: the use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept or artistic illustration is also a violation of copyright law. ..

.. Conditions in which you may qualify for free use of these images

There are certain specific conditions under which Dragon Spit Studios/CJ Schmit/CJSP/PbCS, give individuals permission to link to (or copy) JPEG images and other material at no charge.

You may print out a copy of any page for personal reference without my further permission.

Students can download images and incorporate them into school reports, presentations, etc. for free and without my further permission.

WARNING: We vigorously protect our copyright interests.

In the event that an infringement is discovered, you will be notified and invoiced the industry standard TRIPLE FEE for unauthorized usage and/or prosecuted for Copyright Infringement in U.S. Federal Court where you will be subject to a fine of US $100,000 statutory damages as well as our court costs and attorneys’ fees.

If you qualify for either of the free web uses described below, you must properly attribute copyright to me, Dragon Spit Studios/CJ Schmit/CJSP/PbCS, and include my e-mail address:

You may make LINKS to the images on pages you maintain for yourself for personal non-commercial use.

If you are preparing FREE online site guides for other photographers, birders and naturalists, you may make use of these images, BUT ONLY IF YOU ATTRIBUTE THEM AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.