Kathy Scott Licensing

Photographers and Artists would you like to be published in the Stationery Markets?

KSL is interested in acquiring new photography and artwork that is applicable for the Calendar, Greeting Card, and other Stationery publishers contracted through KSL. Most of the high resolution images contracted by KSL are paid on a 50%-50% to the Artist or Photographer on a flat fee price basis for non-exclusive usage for each image for a determined time frame by the product.

KSL has a successful working relationship with many publishers because of the ease of granting a fair price for usage on a flat fee basis. 90% of  the licenses granted by KSL are on a flat fee paid price per image used for each Product outlined.

All licenses granted are for nonexclusive product usage unless confirmed with Artist or Photographer by email before customer is invoiced. KSL will send notification and payment for all other licenses granted.  In the event there are special circumstances, communication will be required to complete a project between the Publisher, source of imagery and KSL.

Application Form

Please review the sample Artist and Photographer Notification Agreement, then fill out the details below if you would like to be considered for non-exclusive representation by KSL. Fields marked with "*" are required.

Company Name, Rep Agency or Individual*:
City*: State*:
Country: Zip/Postal Code*:
Phone*: Fax:
Email*: Website:

Sample Artist and Photographer Notification Agreement

Note: this is a sample agreement. Specific agreements are created for each photographer.


Kathy Scott Licensing, ( KSL) AND Kathy Scott Licensing website, a sole proprietor and Agent for The Photographer and or Artist, or Agency for the Individual Photographer or ARTIST , known as The (Source ) of California USA, California USA.

Grant of License: PHOTOGRAPHER grants to KSL and its client. Publisher located in:

NON-Exclusive License for the UK and European Countries
Term: April 10, 2008 until December 31, 2009
Product: Inside Usage Only for Retail Wall Calendar

Photographer Photo NO/Description format submitted
name Puppy 1000 black pug in red scarf digital upload
name Puppy 1001 black pug in red scarf digital upload
name Puppy 1002 black pug in red scarf digital upload
name Puppy 1003 black pug in red scarf digital upload
name Puppy 1004 black pug in red scarf digital upload

Creditline to be printed on the Product: Year_______ Photo@ Artist's name represented by and supplied supplied by www.kathyscottlicensing.com

License Fee: Upon receipt of the payment from Publisher, Kathy Scott Licensing will pay the photographer One Hundred US Dollars per image ($100.00) for the Five( 5) Images to total Five Hundred and US Dollars ( $500.00) in full payment for the Images above listed under this Agreement.

Fee Due: $500.00

Samples: Upon receipt of the samples from Publisher, Kathy Scott will forward the samples free of charge to the photographer.

Indemnification: PHOTOGRAPHER shall indemnify, defend and hold KSL harmless from and against: All liability, and damages, attorneys’ fees and out of pocket expenses, from any allegations, claims, litigation or other actions against KSL arising directly or indirectly from or in connection with any use or publication of the Artwork/Photographs by KSL; and/or in connection with a breach of any representation or warranty set forth below.

Warranties of PHOTOGRAPHER: PHOTOGRAPHER represents and warrants that: PHOTOGRAPHER is the sole owner of all rights, titles, and interests, including, without limitation, copyrights, in and to all Photograph(s) licensed hereunder or is otherwise legally entitled to license the rights granted herein. PHOTOGRAPHER has the right, power, and authority to enter into this Agreement and perform his/her/its obligations hereunder.

PHOTOGRAPHER has obtained proper model releases for subjects in the Photograph(s).

The Photographer/Artist agrees and understand that the content listed here may have been supplied and uploaded digitally. KSL has no liability for the CDs supplied, the FTP sites coordinated, Zip Drive materials used or any other format used for transportation of the content. In the event that the format supplied by the Photographer/Artist directly to the Client or by way of KSL through the website or other way is not suitable for the manufacture of the product, this Notification may be cancelled without any fees paid to the Source.

Liability for Non-Return: Due to the large number of Photographs handled and stored at KSL, KSL cannot obtain insurance for any commercially reasonable cost. Accordingly, PHOTOGRAPHER specifically agrees not to hold KSL financially responsible for any Photographs it cannot retrieve, for any reason, at the termination of this Agreement.

PHOTOGRAPHER is advised to either insure or duplicate any Photographs he/she submits to KSL for his/her protection. KSL requires our clients to assume responsibility for the safety of all Photographs we submit to them until their safe return to KSL. Upon receipt of any payment for lost or damaged Transparencies or Duplicate Transparencies from KSL’s clients, KSL will pay the amount of the loss or damage fee received, to the PHOTOGRAPHER.

This Agreement is agreed to is in addition to the agreement set forth on the Kathy Scott Licensing Website for Digital Content Usage. Please see the Usage Agreement for the Customers of KSL. This Agreement may not be modified, amended or otherwise changed in any respect except by a separate writing signed by both Parties and no trade customs or usage of the trade shall affect this Agreement or its conditions.

Termination: A Party shall not be deemed in breach of the Agreement until the complaining Party gives notice of the breach to the breaching Party and the breaching Party fails to cure the breach within 30 days after the giving of the notice, or if the breach is not reasonably curable within such 30-day period, then within a reasonable time, which shall be no longer than 60 days.

General Provisions: This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of California and shall bind and benefit the heirs, successors, assigns, and personal representatives of the Parties hereto. If any part of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, nonetheless, the rest of the Agreement shall remain fully valid and enforceable. No modification or amendment, nor any promise, waiver or representation (past, present or future) shall be valid or binding unless made in writing and signed by the Party to be bound thereby. Any disputes between the Parties shall be settled by binding arbitration in California, to be conducted by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its rules.

The arbitrator's award, which shall be final, may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. In all court proceedings between the Parties, such as court proceedings to enforce a binding award, the prevailing party shall be entitled to its reasonable attorney's fees and costs in addition to any other relief to which it may be entitled.

All applicable state and county sales tax are included in the fees set forth.

The Parties agree that this Agreement, as emailed shall constitute a validly executed Agreement.

Kathy Scott Licensing

Artwork and Photography Needed

Email a small selection of your most successful images to kathyscottlicensing.com for review for possible upcoming calendar and greeting card projects.

Photography that best sells in the above products are of bright colorful subjects with a special detail in the high resolution image that draws the viewer into the picture.. Your most published works are the images KSL is interested in viewing. KSL is not interested in dark, gloomy, moody images that are not bright and cheery.

KSL is looking for professional photography well-suited for Calendars, Greeting Cards, Postcards, Giftbags, Puzzles, Back To School Products, Stationery Products, and for Soft Goods like Towels and Bed Linens. KSL prefers digital format but will review transparencies on request.

Most popular artwork subjects needed:

2013-2000 concept cars, super sports cars, 1950,60's American dream machines, 70,80,90's muscle cars
landscape shots/no people. Inside studio seamless

1920, 30, 40, 50, 60’s vintage trucks:
landscape shots/no people. Inside studio seamless

Old Motorcycles – BSA, Trumph, Harley Davidson, BMW
landscape shots/no people. Inside studio seamless

Angles, Fairies

Children and Adults, Wildlife and Puppy and Kittens

Inspirational Scenics

Wildlife, Tigers, Baby Animals in the forest, mother and baby playing

Vegetables and Fruits in humorous situations
Dancing and singing, hanging out in human situations, playing sports, games etc.

Vintage Poster style Art

Romantic Landscapes from all over the world

Underwater Sea Life ad Seascapes-Sureal Landscapes

New Impressionists, new artwork of the old masters style

Flowers, Gardens, Still Life, Bouquets Orchids, Roses,

Country Bouquets  Country Gardens    Incredible Edibles

Chairs and Gardens, Victorian Porches

Framed  variety of windows of flowers, vines, from all over the world

inspirational, romantic, black and white

Humorous Chimps in adult situations

dogs, groups, in pots, flowers, baskets, staged, dressed, sleeping, kissing, Wedding, Humorous , Birthday, Halloween , Christmas, Valentines, color seamless

Cats , groups, in pots, flowers, baskets, staged, dressed, sleeping, kissing, Wedding, Humorous , Birthday, Halloween , Christmas, Valentines, color seamless

groups, in pots, flowers, baskets, staged, dressed, sleeping, kissing, Wedding, Humorous , Birthday, Halloween , Christmas, Valentines, in dirt and scenic, color seamless.

Pets Together
groups in pots, flowers, baskets, staged, dressed, sleeping, kissing, Wedding, Humorous , Birthday, Halloween , Christmas, Valentines, in dirt and scenic, color seamless

In the Wild, In the Water,  Angels, Mare and Foal, Stable, dressed and humorous and natural by the fence


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