FAQs

Where can i upload my photos?
What kind of format and quality are required to upload my photos?
Can i upload a whole bunch of photos at once?
Can i change the information of the photos i uploaded?
Can I add my photo to more than one galleries?
How do I describe and tag my photos?
What language do i use?
How can i download a photo?
Are there any restrictions on my use of the Naturefriends Photo Database photos that I download?


Where can I upload my photos?
Only members of the photodatabase are allowed to upload photos. To upload your photos navigate to
My Account and click on Add New Media.


What kind of format and quality are required to upload my photos?

You can only upload photos in jpeg format. Please upload photos in high resolution, minimum size at least 600x600 pixel.


Can I upload several photos at once?

Yes, it´s possible to upload more than one photo at once. But be aware that the photo information you provide will then be used for all the photos you upload at the same time. You will have to change gallery, title, description afterwards.


Can I change the information of the photos I have uploaded?

Yes, to change the information of a single photo, navigate to My Media and click on the Edit icon (edit icon) below the photo.


Can I add my photo to more than one gallery?

As the data base is structured in different categories/galleries, it is necessary to assign your photo to at least one gallery. Please carefully select the adequate category for your photo during the upload process. To select more than one gallery use the control key (strg, ctrl or cmd) and click on the respective galleries.



How do I describe and tag my photos?

Some metainformation about your photos are of crucial importance. It’s obligatory to fill in the fields  title, description, keywords and copyright when you add a new photo.

  • Title: give the photo a name so everybody can refer to it.
  • Description: a short description about the photo´s content.
  • Keywords: please use more than one keyword to describe the photo.
  • Copyright: always clarify the copyright of every single photo you upload, especially when the photo was not taken by yourself.


What language do I use?

As we use one common language for the database, please use English as the main language when you fill in the textfields during the upload process. It is recommended to use the English Wikipedia site for special term translation, e.g. for specification of plants or animals. You can also add information in your native language additionally!


How can I download a photo?

Choose a photo and click on the download button and on Add To Cart. The photos you choose are saved in your cart now. To download the photo(s) navigate to the cart (cart icon) and click on View Cart. Select Checkout and you´ll reach the download site.

 

Are there any restrictions on my use of the Naturefriends Photo Database photos that I download?

Yes. While the database offers great freedom and a wide range of useage, we do not allow the redistribution of our photos, or allow the use of our photos within products that are mass distributed. Photos at this database are from Naturefriends for Naturefriends. The use of photos is restricted within Naturefriends media (printed and digital) only and on condition that the copyright information is indicated.