Frequently Asked Questions
Are Your Images Royalty Free?
All Alvey & Towers images purchased from our site for WEBSITE USE ONLY are Royalty Free.
If you wish to use the image (s) for editorial purposes there is an option to purchase the licence to do so and download it from our site.
If you wish to use the image (s) for any other purpose other than web use or editiorial, please contact us directly to discuss the licensing options.
Do I Need A Model And / Or Property Release?
If you wish to use the image (s) for editorial purposes a model or property release is generally not necessary HOWEVER if you wish to use the image (s) for commercial purposes it is your responsibility to ensure that a model and / or property release exists for the image (s). Usually there will be a note beneath the image to indicate if any releases are available, but please feel free to contact Alvey & Towers directly to check if necessary.
Ultimately, as detailed in our terms and conditions, it is your responsibility to ensure that all necessary rights, model releases, consents or permissions which may be required for lawful reproduction have been secured.
How Do I search For An Image?
On our home page use the quicksearch box, this will find ALL the words you type in.
Tip: Don’t use words such as “in” “the” “and” Example: to find a car driving in the snow simply type “car snow” (without quotes), the search is not case sensitive.
By default the system uses ‘Match all the keywords’ for the quick search function.
If you cannot find what you are looking for please give us a call or drop us an e-mail. Whilst our website is extensive it does not represent our entire archive, and we do not charge any search fees.
How Much Do Your Images Cost?
If you are buying a Royalty Free image the price will depend on what file size you require. To find out the fee for an image simply click on the the thumbnail. A list of file sizes and their prices will appear at the side of the image, you can then select the image size you wish to purchase and proceed to the payment page, or continuing searching for more images if required.
If you wish to use the image (s) for editorial purposes there is an option to purchase the licence to do so and download it from our site, following the same steps as listed above.
If you would like to use the image (s) for any other purpose other than web use or editiorial, you will need to contact us directly to discuss the licensing options.
How Can I Pay?
You may make payment with your credit or debit card, to ensure your online safety this will be done via the secure PayPal server. You DO NOT need a PayPal account to use this.
A receipted invoice will be sent to you for your records, and as soon as payment has been confirmed as received by Alvey & Towers your chosen image(s) will be available for download.
Why Should I Register?
If you register on the website you will be able to use the “Favourite” feature, view previous orders and more easily keep track of the images you have purchased.