For your reference, an example keyword
list can be found by following this link.
Search our site using keywords. You can use either
advanced keyword search
On the search results page you can
select any images which may be of interest you. These will be
tagged and collected in your lightbox.
To refine your search, conduct another simple search by
selecting "search within results".
The Lightbox (Reviewing your
- Your Lightbox will display the
images you have selected. Here you can review your selections
and remove any pictures you may no longer require by selecting
the "refresh lightbox" button.
- Once you are happy with your
selection, you can "Request a Quote".
- Here we ask for the critical information we will need to
provide you with a quote. Once your request is submitted we will
reply with a quote, generally within one working day.
- Sometimes approval may take
longer, particularly where images of people are involved as we
usually check with our talent that to ensure they are happy
with the intended use of their image.
- When you receive your quote, you will be advised as to how to
proceed with the purchase of a license to use the pictures.
Viewing enlargements and general
- Click on a thumbnail to view a
larger version of the picture and general licensing
- This is possible on both the
Search Results and Your Lightbox pages.
Downloading low resolution previews
- You can download any images
for preview purposes.
- To download: right click on
the image and select "save picture as". This will save the
file to you local hard disk drive.
- All images are fully prepared and delivered in digital
form. Ruralphotos.com takes care with the
scanning and quality of our images, but please check all
images yourself before printing. In purchasing a license to
use these images you are bound by the Ruralphotos.com Terms &
- You will be advised of payment
options when we send your quote.
An important note on licenses
- We offer an exclusive selection of rights controlled images.
As such, some photos may not be available for use in all
territories. In the unlikely
event that a picture is unavailable for your territory or
business area, we will advise you as soon as possible.
ABOUT SEARCH TECHNIQUES
- Enter a word or part of a words. Your entry will be
used to query the keywords and notes associated with the image.
- Entries are not case sensitive.
- There are no wildcards or
other formatting possibilities.
- Everything you enter is taken
exactly as typed.
- The search is performed as a full text search, i.e. searching
for the term "berry" will also find the words "strawberry"
- The image above will be
displayed on all search results screen. This search window
offers a simple way to drill down your search results, or to
start a new search.
- If you find too many images
when you search on "cotton" for example, you can enter the
keyword "people" in the search box, select "search within
results" and our database will show you all cotton pictures
which also contain people.
- To start a new search select
the "new search" option.
- You can select one to three terms
simultaneously to search the
database. The following options are available:
- "Keyword is" searches
on an exact match.
- "Keyword contains" This
will execute a full text search, i.e. searching
for the term "berry" will also find all words
containing berry like "strawberry" and "blueberry".
- "Keyword is not"
will ignore all images that contain exactly that keyword.
- "Keyword does not
contain" will ignore all images that contain the keyword,
or part thereof. Entering "berry" here will ignore all words
containing berry, like strawberry and blueberry.
You can then combine these with
the following boolean options:
- "and" when you want to
search for records containing both selected words.
- "or" when you want
to search for records containing either selected word.
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