Information and Restrictions
photographs (including background images and thumbnails), text, and
original techniques on this website are ©
1998 - 2016
by Steve Cannistra, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
3. Please contact me if
you would like
to use an image for non-profit, educational
purposes. Such use would require my written permission, but I am
happy to help and have generally granted
permission for use of selected images free-of-charge under these
circumstances. However, I
require that the intended
educational use be
restricted to astronomy, astrophotography, image
processing, or other legitimate fields of science.
2. Images may not be
published, copied or transmitted in any form, including electronically
on the Internet or World Wide Web, without written permission from me
4. It is not
permissible to use this website
or its content (including new techniques that I've developed) for commercial purposes
for-profit) without written
permission from me and without an agreed upon arrangement for just
compensation. For non-commercial use, techniques that I've
developed may be freely used by imagers to enhance their enjoyment of
granted, please include the
label "© Steve Cannistra"
on or near the image itself. The image must not be distributed to
6. Images may not be modified under any circumstances.
7. It is not
permissible to "mirror" any contents of
this website on another server without my written permission.
8. I retain
the copyright for my images under all circumstances.
property rights are protected by the
copyright laws of the United
States and new International Copyright
Treaty. The images on
this site are digitally
watermarked, including all those present in the "Latest Images"
section, resulting in slight degradation of quality. This is
to permit tracking of images to ensure compliance with the United
and new International Copyright Treaty.