Using the Vanuatu photos from the Rocket Guide

The images on the Rocket Guide to Vanuatu and in the Vanuatu image libraries are copyrighted. Unless the image is credited to another source, the images were taken by Frederique and Richard Chesher and the images are


The images from the current edition of the Rocket Guide to Vanuatu may be used for the promotion of the properties and activities shown on the Rocket Guide to New Caledonia so long as the photo use conditions are adhered to.

Photo use conditions:

The images on the Rocket Guide to New Caledonia are available on and associated photo libraries.

NOTE: We use technology that places an invisible copyright watermark in the image. This can't be removed or altered and it can be traced over the Internet and read from printed images. Failure to use the copyright notice and failure to link web site images constitutes an agreement to pay US$500 per use.

The Vanuatu Photo Library

The Rocket Guide to Vanuatu makes these images, and many more, available in 300dpi resolution for size A4 prints. You can obtain any of the images on the Rocket Guide to Vanuatu in the Vanuatu Photo Libraries. There are three separate libraries, one for general images of Vanuatu (people, wilderness and wildlife photos, best images), a photo library for Vanuatu Hotels and accommodation photos , and a photo library for Vanuatu tours and activities.

If you would like higher resolution images, contact us with the URLs from the above libraries for the images you would like in maximum resolution and we will send you the link to download these or, if desired, send you the images on DVD.

Use of the image(s):

Photos you purchase and download from the Rocket Guide websites may be used for print media or on internet web pages providing the copyright notice "photo ©Chesher" is placed near or on the image. On websites this credit must be a hyperlink to

There is no limit to the number of publications or web pages the image may be used on so long as the publications and web pages are produced by the person or company that purchased the images.

If all the images on a printed page, or a web page, are from the Rocket Guide, one credit can be placed on the bottom of the page as follows, "photos©CHESHER." On websites, this credit must be a hyperlink to

In books or magazines, photo credits may be given on a separate photo credit page provided the page where the image is displayed is referenced along with the credit.

You may not give or sell the digital image(s) to anyone else for any reason. You may not re-distribute the images to a third party or place the high resolution digitized images on any media for distribution to others.

Other uses or exceptions:

Any other use of the images or exceptions to the above conditions requires permission from Richard Chesher.


By downloading photo(s) from the Vanuatu photo libraries or using the images obtained by any other means, you agree to comply with the photo use terms.

You also agree that if you use of the images without showing the copyright notice, or if you re-distribute the high resolution images to a third party or parties, you will pay a copyright free photographic fee of US$500 per image per use.

Virtual reality images of Vanuatu:

You may link to the virtual reality sphere images of Vanuatu on at no cost.

If you would like a the sphere image web-page modified with your logo and web site name, and a return hyperlink to your website when someone clicks on the "close image" button, there is a fee of US$150 which covers the set up of your special page and 24 months hosting of the image.

Larger, higher resolution images:

The 360° panoramas are not in the photo library. If you need these, or a larger image (for travel posters, double-page magazine spreads, banner, etc) or if you need an image that is not in the photo library (or need one taken) please contact us with your photo requirements.