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Copyright information

Includes worldwide copyright reference information


Northlight Images are professional commercial photographers based in Leicester in the UK.

All the photos on this site are copyright.

You need our prior permission to use ANY photograph or text from this site.

All content and original photographs on this web site are copyright © 2017 Keith Cooper.

Web site artwork and layout are copyright © 2017 Keith Cooper.

In all copyrighted materials on this site Keith Cooper asserts his moral rights. Requests for usage of copyrighted materials should in the first instance be submitted to Northlight Images.

We pursue vigorously any unauthorised use of our copyrighted materials.

Northlight Images is a trading name of Northlight IT Ltd., a company registered in England and Wales, No. 3589027.

Our UK VAT registration number is 715 6562 29

If you have any queries please contact us at our registered business address.

Contact details :

Northlight Images, 86 Harrow Road
Leicester, Leicestershire, UK. LE3 0JW 
Telephone (Mon-Fri. 9am-5pm) +44 (0)116 291 9092 

Email us via the Contact Form

Site usage

Information on this Web site is provided on an “as is” basis and Northlight Images makes no representations and disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation warranties of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.

Northlight Images shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages whether in contract, tort or otherwise, arising out of the use of this Web site or the reliance on information in it.

The content of this paragraph and its disclaimers and exclusions shall apply to the maximum extent permissible by applicable laws.

We do not gather any personal data about visitors.

We do retain normal web server logs and use other analytical tools to measure how well our site is doing and to improve visitor experience. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

If you use any links in this Web site to access other Web sites, please be aware that the linked sites are not under Northlight Images’ control and Northlight Images is not responsible for and does not endorse their contents.

Product and company names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. For more details see our site privacy policy.

Copyright and Intellectual Property (IP) information and resources

Supra National Authorities

International treaties are accepted by many countries.

Key treaties and statements are noted below.

There is however considerable room for local national variations

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

European Convention on Human Rights

  • Articles 8, Right to respect for private and family life, and 10, Freedom of Expression, have particular relevance for photographers.
  • Article 8 with relevance to the Moral Right concerning privacy.
  • Article 10 provides for freedom of expression and can be used to resist censorship.

United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 12, the right to privacy, and article 19, the right to freedom of expression, are relevant for the same reasons mentioned above with regard to the EU Convention On Human Rights.


Australian Copy Right Act 1968

Australian Copyright Council An independent non-profit organisation offering fact sheets and guidance on Australian copyright law.


Canadian Intellectual Property Office Copyright Act Full Text

China, Peoples Republic of

Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in China A guide for U.S. Companies published by the U.S. Department of Commerce.


The Danish Ministry of Culture – Copyright Legislation


Copyright and Related Acts 2000 


Copyright Act 9/9/1965 as amended 8/5/1998

Hong Kong

Intellectual Property Department of the Government of Hong Kong


Copyright Office

New Zealand

Copyright Council of New Zealand


Kopinor, Norwegian Reproduction Rights Organisation – Access to full Norwegian Copyright Act, Articles, Papers, etc.


The Intellectual Property Code of the Phillipines


Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property with access to full legislative detail on copyright.


Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 This primary act has been amended by many successive Statutory Instruments (see Wikipedia entry)

UK Intellectual Property Office The UK official organisation responsible for Intellectual Property(incl., copyright). Copyright law in the UK.

Design and Artists Copyright Society The website includes useful articles and links relating to copyright.


United States Copyright Office   Guide to copyright law in the United States, incl. how to register photographs.

Other areas of our site that may be of interest...

All the latest articles and photo news items appear on Keith's Photo blog .

We've a whole section of the site devoted to  Digital Black and White photography and printing. It covers all the specialist articles and reviews written by Keith Cooper.

There is a gallery of landscape photography and fine art prints.


Buying anything from Amazon (not just what's listed) via any of the links below helps Keith and Karen keep the site going - thanks if you do! [Amazon UK]


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