With the exception of a few images specifically offered for free download, all images and text on this website are protected under US Copyright Law (U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C.) and also in accordance with International copyright laws and treaties. All Rights Reserved.The author hereby asserts all rights pertaining to the text and images portrayed on this website.
Images are marked with a visible watermark/copyright symbol plus an invisible electronic watermark to enable tracking.

This website is intended for personal use and enjoyment only.

You may bookmark any part of this website for ease of access and offline reading. Beyond that, no image or any part of this website may be stored in a retrieval system (other than Internet Browser), copied or reproduced, published in any way, either in hard copy or electronic form- including Internet website, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of SM Photography (Stephen McCloskey).

All images are available for purchase as fine art prints to private individuals, or to publishers/photo agencies
as high resolution digital PNG files. For information on purchase, please visit the site store.

By buying a print or file, you become the owner, but you do not own the Copyright to it, so scanning, photocopying etc is illegal.

Rather than illegally copying an image for use on your website, why not provide a link to this site? (Please inform me if you do.)


UNAUTHORIZED COPYING OF IMAGES IS THEFT.