The images provided by Hippopx are free to use for personal and commercial projects, this page sets out commercial project definitions and conditions of usage. Please read them in full, by downloading images from Hippopx you are agreeing to all the terms and conditions laid out below.

What constitutes commercial use?

Images from this website can be used for almost any commercial design project, this includes most forms of digital or printed creative: web design, app design, WordPress themes, PSD and HTML templates, etc. Bloggers and social media teams are also free to use our images.

Do you need to provide attribution?

No, but it is appreciated, particularly for commercial WordPress themes and web templates. If you can't provide attribution then please share this website with colleagues and friends via social media and blogs. The more this website is shared, the more images we can share with you.

Commercial Image Usage Considerations

Brand Awareness

Some of our images contain products from well-known brands and companies that have registered trade marks. These trade marks need to be respected and acknowledged.

Model Releases

Hippopx provides real-world photography. This means that any images that we provide containing people may not be model-released, consequently these images may not be suitable for some types of commercial usage.

Property Rights

Some images may contain private buildings that are owned by private companies with image and property rights. These images may not be suitable for some types of commercial usage, as you would need the permission of the company in question in order to legally publish the images.

Prohibited Usage

You may not use our images for pornographic, unlawful or other immoral purposes, or in a way that can give a bad name to depicted persons, or to imply endorsement of products and services by identifiable persons, brands or organisations. You can't use or redistribute these images on free stock photo websites or apps, you can't sell and/or redistribute these images implying you're the photographer; and you can't sell and/or redistribute these images as stock photography


Hippopx cannot be held responsible for any copyright violations that may arise from incorrect or inappropriate use of any images downloaded from this website. All users of Hippopx download and use our images at their own risk, and are entirely responsible for subsequent image usage and application.