the Marine Life Library. The purpose of the Marine Life Library is to
create a living legacy of the world beneath the oceanís surface.
Dedicated to the present and future generations of earth and possibly
beyond. For all to see and experience the wondrous creatures that
co-exist below the waters.
also to the divers, scientists, marine biologists, teachers and the
myriad of others who have devoted themselves and many times have even
risked their lives, to photograph these subjects.
It is our
mission to bring to the public a compilation of marine photographic
art that will be accessible at no charge to all. Our hope and vision
is that this information will be used by all to further educate and
Life Library is accepting underwater photographic art from
photographers around the world. It will be cataloged and cross
cataloged for ease of access to the general public. All photographers
are encouraged to submit their work and BECOME A CONTRIBUTOR of the
Marine Life Library, thus helping to build and including yourself in
the building, of A
for generations to come.
1. Your work
should be submitted in one of the following ways:
* On CD ROM
(TIF preferably, or in High Resolution, 600 x 800 JPEG format,
* Or 35 mm
* Or you may
submit via e-mail attachment, 600x800 JPEG format with a notation that
you agree to the terms and conditions as set forth by the Marine Life
not be returned.
2. You may
submit as many subjects as you wish to have considered for the Library
submission should include or be accompanied by:
name, address, area code, phone #, and E-mail address.
B. The name,
common or scientific of the subject(s) submitted. Numbered to
designate which picture is which.
C. A brief
description of the subject, i.e. Region of habitat or where the
subject was Photographed. Any other information which you would like
4. A one
page biography of yourself and your work( optional ). You may also
include your web site address if you would like it linked to the
Library is striving to provide links directly to you, the artist. This
will be accomplished when you submit a biography. From the Biography,
the public will be able to access you directly via your e-mail address
and web site( if you have one ). There will also be an e-commerce site
available at www.marinelifelibrary.com. And another site at
www.marinelifelibrary.net for connecting ancillary organizations. Our
hope is to create One Beautiful Library that will endure into the
future to benefit everyone!
Life Library agrees not to reproduce or use your photos for any
purpose other than to be included in the Marine Life Library, unless a
prior written agreement has been established between the artist and
Marine Life Library for such other use. You shall retain all rights to
further and future use of your subject(s) without any restrictions
from the Library. Although you may submit as many subjects as you
like, the Marine Life Library reserves the right to approve which of
your subjects, if any, will be included in the Library. The Library
reserves the right to discontinue use of your photo at its discretion.
and purpose of the Marine Life Library does not provide for direct
compensation to the artist for the inclusion of their work therein.
The link to the artist and to the artists e-mail is a perk to the
artist. It is considered an honor and privilege to have oneís work
displayed within the Marine Life Library, as a contributor to marine
will strive to make images downloadable in a fashion which will not give them commercial photographic value. We will strive to make
illegal copying of photos not worth while. The Library is
to be held harmless in the event someone does use your photos.
In the event
that the Library receives any public media attention and incidental to
that publicity attention, your work happens to appear as part of that
attention, you agree to hold the Library harmless.
agree and allow, that it may be necessary to resize your photo to fit
the indexes of the Library.