We offer all journalists access to the Koelnmesse image database as a media service.
You do not have to pay royalties to print the photographs from Koelnmesse Inc. Please note, however, that the content of all publications is solely for editorial use and for providing individual users with information. You need the express written permission of the person pictured and/or of the owner of the copyright in order to store the images in databases or forward them to a third party for commercial use.
Please make sure that you display the copyright notice “Photo: Koelnmesse / h+h cologne / Author” in your print and online publications. You should take the copyright notice and the corresponding author’s name from the IPTC fields “Create” or “Copyright notice”.
Please also send a voucher copy and/or a link to an online posting.
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Each displayed page contains several images with file information. Each image has a description you can copy should you require it and an option to download it. You can browse the various pages using the arrows displayed. You can download the respective image by clicking on the download button. The download is a JPG file approximately 2-3 MB in size.