The Archiv der Fotografen — Archive of Photographers provides a virtual showroom for the works of distinguished photographers in Germany - from the portfolio of the Deutsche Fotothek and the collections of our partners.
Furthermore you can currently search in 1,996,000 images from 90 institutions: photographs, paintings, graphics as well as maps and architectural drawings.
Free of charge are our digital objects provided by the Deutsche Fotothek (reduced quality) - they are licensed under the Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 . You are allowed to reproduce and distribute the content, to adapt and build upon the material for different purposes, as long as you credit the SLUB as source and license your new creations under the identical terms.
Use of individual images in academic publications with an edition of less than 1,000 copies shall also be free of charge.
As soon as digital objects are published in printed matter or other offline media, the customer is to deliver a specimen copy unsolicitedly. The images in questions are to be marked. According to § 26 of the German law on publishing rights, the SLUB holds the right to purchase further copies at a preferential price.
In case of online use the URL is to be sent to fothothek@slub-dresden .
Media center services are excluded from the usage charges stated above. They are listed seperately under item III.
When publishing textual media and music sheets of the SLUB stock, the source must be indicated in the following way:
SLUB, signature, if applicable PURL
Images from the stock of the Deutsche Fotothek must be indicated as followed:
SLUB/Deutsche Fotothek, name of photographer
Customers are liable for the use of images as stated in the General Terms and conditions.
Please note, also third party copyrights may apply. The customer is to preserve these rights (e.g. copyright of a reproduced piece of arts, personal rights, proprietary rights of collections, brand law).