If I use a RetroPict file in my design how does the copyright affect me?
If you’ve used a RetroPict file or files along with other elements to create an original composition or layout then the copyright for this new original piece of work belongs to you. This stock files supplied on this website are here to be used and progressed into new work and ideas. If you have created something and used any of the RetroPict stock files the copyright for your new work is most certainly yours.
Can I use RetroPict files in commercial work?
Yes you can. None of the downloadable stock files contain any material that either isn’t out of copyright or that isn’t created specifically for this website. One of the prime motives for the RetroPict website is to create commercially friendly files for, students, amateur and professional designers, bloggers, web developers…etc…
Where do the stock files come from?
The RetroPict stock files are high resolution scans of original photographic prints, negatives, vintage postcards and assorted ephemera all original and all really old. It’s fascinating material and I hope as a user you enjoy looking through the website as much as using the files. Think of it as a working museum of historical imagery.
How can I open these files?
The absolute best software to open an manipulate the RetroPict stock files is Adobe Photoshop. However the files are all jpegs and can be opened in pretty much every item of software available.