About ISI Photos

ISI Photos specializes in high-end sports photography and offers a robust, searchable database with exclusive image content to its commercial and editorial clients, which include Pepsi, VISA, Nike, Unilever, Chevrolet, PBS, Scholastic Books, Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, and Fox Soccer Channel.

Who we are - ISI Photos management team

John Todd, Principal & Creative Director A professional photographer for over twenty-five years, John has a wide range of expertise in many forms of photography including sports, advertising promotion, corporate, and fine art. He owns and manages International Sports Images (ISIPhotos.com), the official photography supplier to the U.S. Men and Women's soccer teams, Stanford Athletics, and Major League Soccer’s San Jose Earthquakes. John has photographed the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, BCS National Championships and the Mavericks Surf Competition--among others. His work has appeared in Time Magazine, USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated and ESPN the Magazine, and has been displayed at the Smithsonian Institution as part of a women-in-sports photography exhibit. John also teaches regularly in Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program.

Annette Shelby, Managing Director Annette has worked in a variety of marketing, financial and administrative positions. Previously, she was associate director of Stanford University's Continuing Studies Program, which offers business and liberal arts courses to adult students. She has also worked in both marketing and production capacities for many sporting ventures and events including World Cup, Stanford Athletics, and the San Jose Arena. She obtained her B.S. and M.B.A. from Stanford University.

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What we do - about the Stock Library

ISIPhotos.com (International Sports Images, Inc.) is a robust, searchable database containing an array of sporting images for commercial and editorial purposes. Our online archive contains the following sets of images ready to be licensed:

- FIFA World Cup
- U.S. Men's and Women's soccer teams
- Major League Soccer
- International soccer
- Mavericks Surf Contest
- General soccer, sports and stock images

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ISI’s photography team has a wealth of experience in creative advertising imagery, game coverage, special events and image management. Contact John Todd to discuss ideas for your upcoming project.

Where we are - how to get in touch

Mailing address:
International Sports Images, Inc.
143 Churchill Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Image Licensing inquiries:
(650) 814-2142

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Image Specifications

All high-resolution digital images are at least 10" longest side and 300 DPI. Larger sizes are available by request. Images are available for immediate download to approved account holders.

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Account Request

To request an account, for commercial and editorial users only, please click on the “My Account” link in the main navigation menu and enter your information. A customer representative will be in touch with you within 24 hours.

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Terms & Conditions

PERMITTED USES - Upon receipt of payment, you may use your purchased image(s) only for the purpose which you specified while placing the order. Any additional usage requirements must be arranged with the photographer immediately, and will be subject to a new fee being calculated for the new or additional use.

PROHIBITED USES - You may NOT use any purchased image in the following ways, unless they are expressly permitted by International Sports Images in writing prior to its use: in electronic items for resale, such as website templates, document templates, wallpapers, screen savers, e-cards or similar products that you intend to sell or distribute. For creating printed reproductions that you intend to sell. On physical items for resale and 'print on demand' items such as t-shirts, postcards, mouse pads, coffee mugs, calendars (e.g. on sites like Cafepress, or photobox), or on any similar mass produced items that would contain the Image in a dominant way. For pornographic, unlawful or other immoral purposes, for spreading hate or discrimination, or to defame or victimize other people, societies and/or cultures. In a way that would make people assume that the person(s) depicted on the Image is/are endorsing a certain product or a service. In a way that could give a bad name to either the photographer or the person(s) depicted in the Image, including illustrating sensitive social subjects such as health issues, crime, sexual preferences, drug abuse or similar issues. As part of a business name, trademark, service mark or logo. Selling and redistribution of the image (individually or along with any other images) is strictly forbidden.

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Your Rights

You acknowledge that by purchasing an Image(s) the ownership of the image does not get transferred to You, the customer, and You must not claim that it is yours. Your license is non-transferable, which means that You, the customer, are not allowed to sell, rent, give, sub license, or otherwise transfer the image or the right to use the image to anyone else.

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You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless International Sports Images, Inc., against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to a breach of this agreement, the use of this site and the use or the inability of use of any Image, your failure to abide by any restriction regarding the use of an Image(s), or any claim by a third party related to the use of an image(s).

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Model Release and Property Release

It is 'You' the customer who must satisfy himself/herself that all necessary rights, releases or consents which may be required for reproduction, are obtained, and it is acknowledged that International Sports Images, Inc. gives no warranty or undertaking that any such rights, releases or consents are or will be obtained whether in relation to the use of names, people, trade marks, registered or copyright designs or works of art depicted in any picture. In the event that the picture is used or reproduced by or with the authority of the Client then the Client shall indemnify International Sports Images, Inc. against any loss, damage, proceedings or costs where such rights, releases or consents have not been obtained.

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Any published image(s) must clearly display the photo tag line 'Photo: isiphotos.com' alongside each image. There is no exception to this policy unless otherwise agreed in writing with the photographer prior to the image(s) being published.

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International Sports Images, Inc. (ISIPhotos) warrants that the digital copy of the image(s) provided to you will be free from defects in material and workmanship (not visual artefacts inherent in original image) for thirty (30) days following delivery from this site. International Sports Images, Inc. will, as your sole and exclusive remedy for your inability to use an image and at its sole discretion, provide you with a replacement of the digital copy of such image, or refund any fee paid by you to International Sports Images, Inc. provided you have not made any licensed use of the image. International Sports Images, Inc. makes no warranties nor shall be liable for any image which: (1) has been modified by you (2) has been combined by you with other images, products, content or materials or (3) International Sports Images, Inc. has previously notified you not to license or otherwise use. Except as provided above, International Sports Images, Inc. makes no warranties (express or implied) with respect to images. International Sports Images, Inc. does not warrant that caption information is accurate. International Sports Images, Inc. makes no other warranty regarding any image(s), or any rights or licenses under this agreement including, without limitation, that the images are error free. While International Sports Images, Inc. takes all reasonable care in the performance of this Agreement generally, International Sports Images, Inc. shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by the You or the Client or by any third party arising from technical faults with digital image(s), failure to download the purchased digital image(s), use or reproduction of any picture or its caption.

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