Copyright Statement

This copyright statement applies to all photography and images found on this website. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, or printing copies for use.

© Copyright 2015-2022 Bernardo Brandao.  All rights reserved.

I. Proprietary Rights

The photographs contained on this site, or that refers to this page for copyright information, are the property of Bernardo S. Brandão (Bernardo Brandao) and are protected by Australian and International copyright laws. All copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights in this site, are the property of Bernardo Brandao.

All Photographs on and are copyrighted.

No permission, either express or implied, is granted for the electronic transmission, storage, retrieval, or printing of the photographs contained in and sites, other than that which is related to the normal “caching” practices of web browsers and activities such as downloading solely for your personal enjoyment. No parties/individuals visiting or viewing images from and, may otherwise copy, modify, publish, transmit, or distribute the contents of the photographs found herein. Express written permission must be granted, on behalf of the photographer (copyright holder, Bernardo Brandao), in order to use these photographs for any purpose that is not outlined above.

Your use of and or viewing of this statement indicates your acceptance of these conditions.

II. Personal and Commercial Use

Those persons who wish to use the photography found on this site for commercial, must receive written consent from me, Bernardo Brandao, prior to its use. To obtain consent, interested parties should send an e-mail to In that e-mail the following should be addressed:

  1. Image(s) you would like to use
  2. Where they will be displayed
  3. How they will be displayed
  4. Intent of its display
  5. Duration of their public viewing
  6. Any other information you feel would be useful

Any commercial use of my photography without prior consent is a violation of Australian and International copyright law.

In attempts to maintain the integrity of the copyrighted photographs found on this site, several copyright protection methods have been utilized. Some of these tactics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Placement of watermarks
  2. Resizing of images
  3. Conversion of images to low resolution for web use

If you would like to use a specific photograph with some of the copyright protection tactics removed, please please e-mail me at and describe what the intended use of the imagery with the copyright protections tactics reduced.

The act of infringing on a copyright is a very serious business and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. I have worked very hard to present you with a quality photographic experience and I kindly ask that you will refrain from copying anything from the site onto your own hard drive, diskette(s), printer, etc. You are welcome to copy the hyperlinks to other sites found on or, however, I ask that you do no copy any of the graphics, photographs, or articles from this site for your own use (other than the terms stated above). Doing so is an infringement of Australian and International copyright laws.

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