Photo Submission Guidelines
We are always happy to receive images from the public to use on the Miami County
website. In order to ensure that the images sent to us are done
legitimately, we have created a few submission guidelines.
For all pictures, the name,
address, phone number, and email address of the person submitting the images
must be included. This information will not be made public, but is for
our records only.
If you do not want us to use your
name on the website to acknowledge the use of your picture (ie. 'submitted
by John Q. Doe), please tell us this when you submit the picture.
All pictures should be submitted
to the by e-mail. Photos mailed in will not be accepted
All photographs submitted via
e-mail are still the property of the photographer or other copyright holder,
Miami County is granted the right to use copies of the image on this website
in any manner without compensation.
The larger the picture, the
better we can use it. Please do not reduce the image size before
submitting it to us.
Please include as much
information about the photo as you can. When and where it was taken,
names of persons, objects, buildings and locations that are visible in the
If you want the photo included in
a particular gallery, please use the gallery's title which is in bold, blue, larger
font, just below the date bar.
The person submitting the images
must be 18 years of age or older.
Recent photos must be submitted
by the photographer or by someone who has prior permission from the
photographer to submit them, and must be the photographer's original work.
Anyone submitting a photo where a
living person can be identified must submit a release form signed by the
person or persons in the photo.
Historic photos may be submitted
by anyone as long as there is no current copyright on the photograph.
Photographs containing a
photographer's watermark or other copyright may not be submitted.
Do not submit any pictures that
contain nudity, violence, obscenity, profanity, pornography, illegal
activity, or anything else that is offensive in nature. Images in
violation of this may be submitted to the authorities for investigation and
If you believe that a picture on this
website violates your copyright, immediately with as much information about
the picture and its location on the site that you can provide.