Mike Stapleton Photography

About Me

Mike Stapleton

About Me

i am 46 100% self taught does that mean i dont know everything about photography (YES) and anyone that tells otherwise is lying.

I specialize in HDR Seascapes and Landscapes 

aswell as Portrait headshots for models/actors and actresses/ presenters

family photoshoots

Creative Commons License With Creative Commons you are free:

To Share: Copy, Distribute, and Transmit the image To Remix: Create Derivative works of the image Under these conditions: Attribution: Attribution to Mike Stapleton  must be made along with the image.


The image must not be used for commercial purposes under any circumstances. For clarity on what defines commercial use, please see the Sample Accepted Uses below.

Sample Accepted Use Of The Creative Commons License:

Blog Post describing a trip to Paris

Online article discussing the growing popularity of HDR photography

A website for a school project about the use of light in art

An individual using an image as a desktop background for the computer monitor

License To Copyright

‘Commercial Use’ regarding the use of images online or offline is defined very broadly. The determination of commercial or non-commercial use is based on the contextual use of the image. The determination is NOT based on the tax-filing status of the entity using the image nor on whether or not a financial transaction takes place.

Commercial use of my images is allowed only if expressly granted by Mike Stapleton. All commercial uses will incur a licensing fee. My fees are based on the following criteria:

Media – print, web, television, etc.

Distribution Size – number of copies printed, viewing audience size, exposure (regional, national, international)

Length of Use – 1 year, 2 years, etc.

Prominence of Display – 1/4 page, 1/2 page, full page, spread, front cover, back cover, home page (online), interior page (online), etc.

All licensing inquiries should be sent to:mikestapleton68@gmail.com

Sample Use Requiring A License To Copyright:

A marketing campaign for a commercial entity

A fund-raising campaign for a not-for profit entity

A background image for a website about furniture

License to create an individual print for use in a private home