Copyright Notice to All Users

All images and materials found on this website are copyrighted to Maarten van Apeldoorn (the Artist); and many of these photographs and artworks are also under legal contracts with third parties that have legal rights and authorization to use these images.

Any user, found to replicate, reproduce, reference, circulate, distribute, manipulate or otherwise use these images without the Artist’s written consent will be in breach of copyright laws as well as contract laws (for which third parties may take joint action with the Artist against you). If needed, further legal action will be taken by the copyright specialists at Although I am not affiliated to them, I can highly endorse their expertise.

Image Referencing

You do not require a license if you intend to reference images from this website for personal use, such as drawings, illustrations, and artworks, that are intended for practice and leisure. However, you must give clear credit for any reference used when publishing your work (online and offline), stating clearly: "Photography by Maarten van Apeldoorn", and link back to and user page @1maarten on social media such as Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook. The Artist reserves the right to file DMCA takedowns for infringement if you fail to comply with these terms.

You are required to have a license or written permission from the Artist or agent if you intend to create referenced/derivative work for any commercial use or for sale, including but not limited to: all forms of advertising, prints, competitions, models, posters, websites, merchandise, etc. Please provide the intended images and usage information when contacting me via

Example of image referencing:

Photography by Maarten van Apeldoorn 

Image Sharing Guidelines

You are permitted to share images and work found on this website under the following conditions:

In summary, you may not use images and materials from this website in any artwork, manipulation, or design, including but not limited to: advertising, illustrations, paintings, composites, manipulations, websites, layouts, tubes, wallpapers, banners, blogs, posters, icons, or any other purpose, without explicit written permission from the artist.

Thank you for understanding and adhering to these terms.