By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

All services provided by Ultimate Photographers Guide may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any laws of Australia is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statute. The submitter agrees to indemnify Ultimate Photographers Guide from any claims resulting from the use of service which damages the submitter or any other party.

Prohibited submissions are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to Ultimate Photographers Guide, or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.

Notice: If any submissions you make at www.ultimatephotographersguide.com.au is found to link to any inappropriate or illegal content, such as mp3 files, pirated software, hacker programs, warez programs, or any other illegal files, your account will be terminated immediately, without notice and all your content will be removed from our website.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

Ultimate Photographers Guide and all of its content including, but not limited to, articles, other text, product and services names and descriptions, photographs, logos (referred to as "the Intellectual Property") are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. The Intellectual Property is owned by the Ultimate Photographers Guide or the party credited as owner of the Intellectual Property.

Ultimate Photographers Guide respects all photographers and their content that has been/or is used on our website. Ultimate Photographers Guide does not claim ownership or copyright of any content you submit, you will retain full ownership and copyright. In addition your moral rights are respected. Whenever your work is published by Ultimate Photographers Guide you will be credited.

Submission of Content

Users may submit content such as but not limited to photos, video, graphics, text, data, information, messages (referred to as 'user content'). By submitting user content via Ultimate Photographers Guide website you confirm that it is your work and you own the copyright. You also grant Ultimate Photographers Guide to access your work to determine whether it aligns with our mission.

Please click here to submit an image with a maximum resolution of 2MB, 1900px on the longest size, 8bit and 72 ppi or higher, saved as JPG. Images will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and ability of the image to showcase the location. All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared. Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, colour and contrast, etc.) will be declined. Multiple exposures that have been combined to produce a single “High Dynamic Range” image are acceptable. Images that are deemed not to have met these requirements will be declined at the sole discretion of Ultimate Photographers Guide.

If we judge your submission to be acceptable and worthy to be added to Ultimate Photographers Guide website you agree to sign, completed and return all supplied documentation to Ultimate Photographers Guide via email. All decisions on your submission are final and no discussions or correspondence will be entered into.

Acceptance of Submissions

If Ultimate Photographers Guide has agreed to accept your submission, you agree that you will complete all required documentation and upload of photo file. You will be contacted via email with an attached license agreement (viewable here), an information/bio document (viewable here) and a link for uploading your photo file. The file you will need to supply is a non-watermarked high resolution TIFF file, with a minimum 3000 px on the longest side, minimum 240 dpi and minimum of 20 MB file. Please click here to see a sample of the page you will receive if your submission has been accepted.

Once all documents have been received your image and information will be uploaded onto “Ultimate Photographers Guide” website and you will be notified via email of submission.

You are responsible for any user content you submit. Ultimate Photographers Guide is not responsible or liable for user content or for any loss or damage incurred as a result of the use of such user content. In addition, Ultimate Photographers Guide is not liable for any mistakes, inaccuracies, slander, libel, obscenity you may encounter. Your use of any user content is at your own risk. Ultimate Photographers Guide will review, screen, edit or monitor any of the user content submitted to Ultimate Photographers Guide. Ultimate Photographers Guide has no obligation to validate or verify the accuracy or safety of any photo locations created on Ultimate Photographers Guide. Ultimate Photographers Guide reserves the right, at its sole discretion to remove, screen, edit, remove, disable access to or refuse any user content submitted to Ultimate Photographers Guide for any reason without notice.

No publication, modification, marketing or reproduction of any copyright protected content, trademarks or other protected information is permitted without obtaining the written consent of the holders of said copyright. Ultimate Photographers Guide can remove any data on website from any person who violates this.

Submitting content to Ultimate Photographers Guide you agree that you have and can supply any model/property releases on request to Ultimate Photographers Guide. You agree the content you submit will not violate any copyright or trademarks. You agree that the user content you submit to Ultimate Photographers Guide is accurate and up to date. User content you submit must not infringe or violate these Terms of Use.

You also acknowledge and agree not to submit user content that:

  • promotes bigotry, racism, or hatred towards groups or individuals, or that Ultimate Photographers Guide deems  inappropriate
  • is unlawful, libellous, threatening, harassing, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable
  • contains personal identifying information or private information of a third party
  • displays pornographic, obscene or sexually explicit material of any kind;
  • contains any form of solicitation, including, but not limited to spam;
  • contains viruses or any malicious computer code;
  • solicits personal identifying information or passwords for unlawful or commercial purposes from other users or members;
  • is intended to deceive users or members into dangerous or unlawful activity
  • contains or displays trademark or copyright materials, or other proprietary materials owned by others.

The information you submit to Ultimate Photographers Guide may be displayed to the public in general. Users must exercise care and due diligence in disclosing any personal information.

If you submit a photo location, which includes but is not limited to commercial properties, private areas of natural beauty, national parks, private buildings, private houses or any private place you must be able to supply any required property releases prior to submissions being approved for use on Ultimate Photographers Guide website. Ultimate Photographers Guide does not condone, approve or promote trespassing on any private property, private dwelling or acts that involve the wilful damage to the environment by the photographer, taking of risks by the photographer, or infringe on the rights of any other photographer or person.

Some photo locations may be dangerous, private property, or have restricted access, and they may be inaccessible under the Law. These photo locations are presented as "information only", and should not be visited without express permission from the relevant authorities. Ultimate Photographers Guide accepts no responsibility for any injuries, liability or any other costs occurred by any person who visits a photo location promoted on Ultimate Photographers Guide website Ultimate Photographers Guide reserve the right to reject any photo location that users have submitted, without notice, for any reason without restitution. We also reserve the right to remove any photo location, without notice, for any reason and without  restitution.

Server Abuse

Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of Ultimate Photographers Guide is strictly prohibited. As our customer you are responsible for all your accounts.

Should you violate the Terms of Use outlined within, your account will be cancelled without chance of refund.

Refusal of Service

We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service, at our sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability

In no circumstance shall Ultimate Photographers Guide or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Ultimate Photographers Guide website, even if Ultimate Photographers Guide has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Ultimate Photographers Guide shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from Ultimate Photographers Guide' servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Similarly, Ultimate Photographers Guide shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from users of the website (members or non- members) physically visiting any locations based on information provided by Ultimate Photographers Guide. Ultimate Photographers Guide provides information on photographic locations around the world. Should you choose to visit any of these locations, you do so entirely at your own risk. Furthermore, Ultimate Photographers Guide shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion of any information or photo locations from one of Ultimate Photographers Guide ' servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate termination of service.

Violations

Violations of these Terms of Use should be referred to admin@ultimatephotographersguide.com.au . All complaints will be investigated promptly.

Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation.

Disclaimer

Ultimate Photographers Guide cannot be held liable for their systems down time, crashes or data loss. We cannot be held liable for any predicated estimate of profits which a client would have gained if their site was functioning. Certain services provided by Ultimate Photographers Guide are resold. Thus, certain equipment, routing, software and programming used by Ultimate Photographers Guide are not directly owned or written by Ultimate Photographers Guide. Moreover, Ultimate Photographers Guide holds no responsibility for the use of our clients' accounts. Failure to comply with any terms or conditions will result in the automatic deactivation of the account in question. We reserve the right to remove any account, without advance notice for any reason without restitution, as Ultimate Photographers Guide sees fit.

By Submitting

By submitting data to Ultimate Photographers Guide, you agree to the above policies and disclaimer. You agree that all data submitted complies within these Terms of Use and are up to date and a truthful representation of photo location.