Short Back Focus, a micro, free stock photography site, by Jean-Jacques Halans.

Photos here are free to use on personal and commercial projects (see FAQ for clarifications).
Attribution would be greatly appreciated, but not required.

The full collection can be downloaded in one go for a minimal fee, while supporting the photographer.
Also available on Gumroad.


Can I use photos for commercial use?
Yes, you can. As part of a commercial project, you can use these picture.

Can I use photos for HTML/Wordpress/Photoshop… templates I sell?
Yes, you can, as part of your original artwork.

Can I use it in my PowerPoint/Keynote presentation, annual reports, newsletters, articles, posters, blogs…?
Yes, you can.

Can I resell the photos, digitally or in print?
No, you can not! You may not repackage, redistribute, or claim ownership of the images. Do not use the photos in products that rely on the photograph as the main selling point. Only as part of an original derivative work.

Can I print it on t-shirts/cups/tote bags/canvas/…?
Only for personal use, not for redistribution of the photos on their own. Only as part of an original derivative work.

How do I download the photos?
Click photo to go to photo details page, click again on photo to go to the original resolution version. Then right-click to save locally.

What resolution are the photos?
Resolution of photos vary between 5MP to 20MP, depending on which camera was used.

What does Short Back Focus mean?
It means that “the rear element of the lens is closer to the image sensor than on regular 35mm SLR cameras”.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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