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Copyright NOTICE

This copyright statement applies to all photography, images, illustrations, and text found on this website and other sites and subdomains on the domain. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, sharing, or printing copies for use.

All Images and text on © Copyright 2000-2023 Timothy P. Layton, Tim Layton & Associates, LLC.  All Rights Reserved.

I. Proprietary Rights

The photographs on this, and any other site under the domain, are the property of Timothy P. Layton and Tim Layton & Associates, LLC, and are protected by United States and International copyright laws.

All copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights in this site are the property of Timothy P. Layton and Tim Layton & Associates, LLC.

All Photographs on are copyrighted.

No permission, either express or implied, is granted for the electronic transmission, storage, retrieval, or printing of the photographs contained on, other than that which is related to the normal “caching” practices of web browsers and activities such as downloading solely for your personal enjoyment.

No parties/individuals visiting or viewing images from may otherwise copy, modify, publish, transmit, or distribute the contents of the photographs found herein.

On behalf of the photographer (copyright holder, Timothy P. Layton), express written permission must be granted to use these photographs for any purpose not outlined above.

Your use of or viewing of this statement indicates your acceptance of these conditions.

II. Personal Use Criteria

The following are a list of conditions where I, Timothy P. Layton, give individuals permission to link to (or copy) JPEG images and other material at no charge:

  1. You may not print a copy of any photograph for personal reference without written permission from Timothy P. Layton.
  2. You may not download images and incorporate them into school reports, presentations, etc. without permission from Timothy P. Layton.

III. Web Usage Criteria

The following conditions define my authorization for the use of my image on the Web, free of charge, so long as proper attribution of copyright is given to me, Timothy P. Layton, and include the e-mail address, [email protected]. The images may not be altered, edited, or changed or manipulated from their original form in any way.

IV. Commercial Use

Those persons who wish to use the photography found on this site in a commercial fashion must receive written consent from me, Timothy P. Layton, before its commercial use. To obtain consent, interested parties should send an e-mail to [email protected]. In that e-mail, the following should be addressed:

  1. Image(s) you would like to use
  2. Where they will be displayed
  3. How they will be displayed
  4. Intent of its display
  5. Duration of their public viewing
  6. Any other information you feel would be useful for consideration

Any commercial use of my photography without prior consent is a violation of United States and International copyright law.

V. Copyright Protection Tactics

In attempts to maintain the integrity of the copyrighted photographs found on this site, several copyright protection methods have been utilized. Some of these tactics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Placement of watermarks
  2. Resizing of images
  3. Conversion of images to low resolution for web use

If you would like to use a specific photograph with some of the copyright protection tactics removed, please e-mail me at [email protected] and describe what the intended use of the imagery with the copyright protections tactics reduced. 

IV. Copyright Infringement is Serious

The act of infringing on a copyright is a very serious business and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. I have worked very hard to present you with a quality photographic experience and I kindly ask that you will refrain from copying anything from the site onto your own hard drive, diskette(s), printer, etc. You are welcome to copy the hyperlinks to other sites found on, however, I ask that you do no copy any of the graphics, photographs, or articles from this site for your own use (other than the terms stated above). Doing so is an infringement of United States and International copyright laws.