How To Register
If you are a New User
Welcome to Pacificstock.com. As a Registered User you will be able to
view larger Preview Images and will have access to Lightbox and ordering
features. You may also purchase
and download any image from this website.
here to Register
After you complete a short registration
form, you will enter and confirm a Password of your choice. The Password
can be between 4 to 8 numbers and/or letters. Letters are not case sensitive.
At the bottom of the form, click the 'Register' button. An e-mail notification
will be sent to Pacific Stock. Your account representative will contact
you to say Hello and offer assistance to insure that you find the right
image for your project.
If you are a Registered User
If you have already registered and have received approval of your
Password, you will automatically be recognized each time you access
our website from the same computer.
If you are on a new computer, click Sign In on the Home Page.
Enter your name and Password to access client privileges.
Please fill out this form or contact
us and we will research our database and send you a reply email
with your password.
Searching for Stock Photos
To find images quickly, you may enter one or more keywords in the
search box at the top of the page. You may also find an image by
entering and searching by image numbers. You may select to search
within results if you wish, or by default it will create a new
search. You may also specify how many thumbnails are to be displayed
per page, by default is 60 thumbnails per page. Click the
button to display your results.
Type in the words that best describe the image you are seeking.
They may be subjects, geographic locations or concepts. The Search
Engine allows you to either type a sentence or individual words. Either
way, the search will be made on the "key" words. To narrow
your search, use AND, OR and NOT in your sentence.
"Woman and Child":
Both will appear in a single image
"Whale or Dolphin":
Each will appear in separate images
"Hawaii but not Maui":
All Hawaii images will appear except for images of Maui.
Match All Words
- Images are required to have all the words listed in the
search box to be displayed in the results.
Match Any Words
- Images are required to have at least one of the words listed
in the search box to be displayed in the results
New Search -
Starts a new search for images and discards old search results.
within Results - Narrows the search to within the existing
search results already on display.
- Narrows the search to the specified orientation: all, horizontal,
vertical, square or panoramic.
Search By Image ID
If you already completed a search on our website and know the Image
ID Number(s), you may search for multiple ID numbers at once by typing
in the ID numbers exactly as they appear (e.g. 12345-12345-12). You
may search for up to 5 image ID numbers on the Advanced
Search page and up to 7 image ID numbers on
by Image ID page.
Search by Keyword Index
Enter the first 2-3 letters of a keyword to search the Keyword Index.
and all Keywords beginning with these letters will be listed. Click
on any Keyword and all images containing the selected Keyword(s) will
appear in the results.
Search By Category
If you prefer to view an entire group of images organized by subject
or location, you may use the Category Search feature available on our
Mouse over a Category listed on left, and a list of sub-categories will
drop down to the right. Click on the sub-category of your choice. All
images within the selected category will appear on a search results
Search by Catalog Number:
If you have selected images from any of our print catalogs or CD,
you may type those numbers in any of the 7 boxes on the Search
by Catalog Number page
- For Volume 1:
Type "A", which denotes Volume 1. Then type the Page Number
including "0" if it is a single digit page number, followed
by the letter under the Catalog Image.
Example of Photo Number:
The Catalog Photo Numbers will also appear in
the Keywords listed in the Alphabetical Index of Keywords and
under the Preview Image.
- For Volumes 2, 3 and 4:
Type in the number exactly as it appears under the image in the catalog
and click "SEARCH" for the image to appear.
- For CD-1: Enter
the Photo ID Numbers into the Search Box as they appear under the
If you are interested in searching for images by a single photographer
only, you may do so in Advanced
Search or Search
by Photographer. Use the search filter drop box to select a
photographer's name and click .
The images displayed will only be those by the selected photographer.
Finding the Right Image
This website features just a small number of our collection, which contains
over 150,000 images representing the Asia & Pacific Region. If you
do not find the specific image you desire, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call us at 800-321-3239 or 808-394-5100 and one of our Photo Researchers
will find the right image for you.
To preview an image, click on the thumbnail
image (130 pixels) or the
icon below and a larger Preview Image (400 pixels) will appear. You will find information about the image including
the image ID number, the photographer (a link to more images by the
same photographer), the caption and a list of all linked Keywords pertaining
to this image next to each Preview Image.
A Lightbox is a way for users to organize and save image selections
for potential use in personal projects. Lightboxes can be viewed during
subsequent visits to the site. Lightbox selections may be e-mailed
to associates or printed, copied, rearranged or annotated.
How to use Lightboxes
Users who have signed in may add images to a Lightbox by clicking
on the “add to Lightbox” icon beneath the thumbnails.
To delete images from a Lightbox, select the “delete from
Lightbox” icon beneath the thumbnail in the Lightbox. Contents
of Lightboxes may be viewed either at the bottom of a Search Results
page or by clicking the Lightbox tab in the main navigation bar
at the top of any page. Images may only be added to or removed from
the currently active Lightbox. The active Lightbox is displayed
in the drop down selection box located in the upper left of a Lightbox
Additional Lightbox features for the
advanced user may be found under Advanced Lightbox Manager.
This Advanced Lightbox Manager allows you
to create and delete lightboxes, to move and copy images from one lightbox
to another (with or without their notes), and to rearrange the images
in a lightbox. Navigate to the page by clicking the "move/rearrange"
button on any other Advance Lightbox page.
An image that has notes will have this icon underneath it. Hovering
the mouse over the icon will display the notes. If you click on the
notes icon, then a pop-up window will appear allowing you to change
the notes for the image. (see Adding
An image that doesn't have notes will have this icon underneath it.
If you click on the notes icon, then a pop-up window will appear allowing
you to change the notes for the image. (see Adding
If you click on the preview icon, then a pop-up window will appear
allowing you to preview the lighbox image with it's image id, caption
Advanced Lightbox Manager features:
Print - allows
the user to view the currently active Lightbox in a printer
Printing a Lightbox
To print a Lightbox, access the drop down menu identified as "Images"
at the top right of a Lightbox page and select "Printer"
from the bottom of the listed options. A new window will appear
with the Lightbox images arranged in a printer friendly format
and a "print" button in the upper right corner. Click
the "Print" button to print the Lightbox images then
close the window to proceed.
Copy - allows
the user to copy all or selected images from one Lightbox to
a new or existing Lightbox.
Copying images from one lightbox to
Select a lightbox on the left and another one on the right.
Check the images on the left you want to copy to the right,
and click "copy -->". You can do it from right
to left by checking the images on the right and clicking "<--
copy". If "include notes" is checked, then the
notes will be copied. Otherwise, the copied images will not
have notes. If you copy an image to a lightbox that already
has the image, then the notes field will be overwritten.
Copying comments from one lightbox to
The comments for the lightboxs
are shown below the images. Click "<-- comments"
to copy the comments from right to left, or click "comments
-->" to copy them from left to right. You can also update
the comments by clicking the "save" button.
allows the user to e-mail the currently active Lightbox.
Sharing a Lightbox
For those wishing to allow other users to work cooperatively
on a Lightbox selection, you may do so by e-mailing a Lightbox
and checking the option identified as "Allow recipient
to make a Lightbox copy". This function allows recipients
registered to use the website to create an exact copy of your
Lightbox which may then be modified, annotated or rearranged.
Many find this to be a very useful tool.
- allows the user to move all or selected images
from one Lightbox to a second Lightbox, or within
Moving images from
one lightbox to another -
This is the same as copying images, except that the images will
be moved from one lightbox to another instead of being copied
(deleted from the original lightbox).
- allows users using Internet Explorer users (Netscape
does not support this feature) to rearrange the
order of display of images in a Lightbox by means
of a simple drag and drop technique.
Rearrange within the lightbox
To move an image, select it by clicking it once with the mouse.
Then without holding the mouse button down, drag the image to
it's new location. Then click the mouse again to place the image.
The image will always be placed to the right of the image you
move it to, unless you move it to the first image. You may use
the scroll bar while moving an image (drag the image to the
scroll bar, click and move the scroll, and the image will reappear).
However, you cannot drag an image from one lightbox to another
lightbox. To save the rearranged lightbox, click "save".
If you select another screen resolution without saving the lightbox,
you will not lose your changes. If you select another lightbox
without saving the first, then the changes will be lost.
- Remove - allows
the user to remove checked images from the currently active Lightbox.
Removing images from a lightbox
Select a lightbox from one of the select
boxes, check the images you want to remove, and click "remove
Registered users may copy low resolution Preview Images for Comp usage
only at NO CHARGE. It is illegal to copy or reproduce these images
for any other purpose including use on other websites, or for reference
for another photograph or illustration. Before copying images, please
review the PACIFIC STOCK Terms
1. Click once on the Thumbnail Image to view the larger
2. To Copy the image to your desktop
MAC: Click and drag the Preview image to your desktop. Once the file
is transferred, the file will appear on your desktop. You may also
hold down the mouse button for several seconds and choose "save
this image as" or "download image to disk" from the
menu. A pop-up window will appear allowing you to specify where
you want to save the image and what you want to name the image.
PC: Click the right mouse button over the Preview
image to see a menu. Select "Save Picture As" and save
it in a directory on your computer or floppy disk.
Not all usage fees can be determined using our Pricing Calculator. If your project is beyond the scope of our
Pricing Calculator, please complete the Request
Price Quote Form or call us at 800-321-3239 or 808-394-5100 so that
we can provide you with appropriate licensing fees.
For details about how image licensing fees are established, go
to the About Stock Photography
section under About Us.
If you are on a tight deadline and need a price right
away, please call us at 800-321-3239 or 808-394-5100 between 8:00
AM and 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday Hawaii Standard Time for immediate
Let us help you find the right shot.
We can save you time and effort and find the perfect image
for your project. Just fill out the Image
Request Form and we’ll search our files and submit the images
electronically to you. And,
if you’re in a real hurry, call us between 8:00am and 4:00pm Monday
– Friday, Hawaii Time and we’ll put a “rush” on the search to meet
your deadline. A research fee will be charged for all rush orders.
Fill out all required fields in the Pricing
Calculator that are described in detail below:
Usage Category: First, select the general usage
for the image, i.e. advertising, brochure & marketing, corporate, displays, electronic, products & packaging or publishing.
Specific Use: Then, select the media in which
the image will be used, such as poster, brochure, press kit, billboard,
Distribution Area: Select whether the image will be used
locally, regionally or nationally. You must also provide the name
of the location where it will be used.
Size: The image size is related
to the size of the final page size, i.e. if the image covers ¼ of
the page, the image size is ¼ page no matter the size of the ad in
which it appears
Placement: Select the placement of the image on the final product or packaging.
Total Circulation: Insertions x Print Run
- If you're producing
a printed piece, this should be the total number of copies that will
- If the image will appear in a newspaper or magazine, this
should be the circulation of one edition of the periodical.
- If the image will appear in multiple publications and/or with multiple insertions, determine the total circulation by adding the circulations (print runs) of each publication the image will appear in, then multiply the number of times (insertions) the image will appear in each publication. See examples.
Duration of Image Use: This is the amount of time
that the product featuring the licensed image will be in circulation.
For example, and ad may appear just one day while a brochure may be
distributed over a period of one year.
Start Date: Select the date when the product
featuring the licensed image will begin appearing in public.
Industry: Select the industry in which the photograph
End User Client: Please type the name of the
client (your client) for which this photo is being used. If you are
the end client, please enter your company name here.
Project Description: Please provide the specifics of
the usage so that we can confirm the final usage, i.e. name of newspaper
or magazine where ad will appear, name of textbook, a website URL etc.
Price is based on one-time non exclusive use only. This means should you or your client prefer
exclusive use by region or industry (or both) please contact us, instead of using this pricing calculator. Exclusive use of an image substantially increases
the licensing fee and one of our Account Supervisors will be in touch
to discuss final pricing with you.
You may recalculate and update the price as many times
as you like.
OnlineAdd the image to your order by clicking the shopping cart
icon under the image you wish to purchase or the "add to cart"
icon under the thumbnail on the preview page.
After all the images you wish to purchase are in
your cart check to be sure the rights you wish to purchase are correct.
If it is not correct, click "Re-compute pricing".
Once you have checked
your order for accuracy be sure to read our License
Agreement . After reading and agreeing to our agreement,
check the box next to: "I agree to the License Agreement"
then click the "proceed to checkout" button. All your billing
information is filled out for you. Please confirm all the information
is correct. Then place your billing information in the "payment
by credit card" option or the "Open Account" option.
The Open account option will only show if you have previously submitted
that information to us and we have approved your account by giving
you an account number. Our checkout screen is secure as we use the
latest encryption technology to help ensure that your information
is kept safe while in transit.
The image site will then ask you where you want to
download your images. Specify the drive and folder you wish the image(s)
to be saved to. Choose download now and the images will be sent to
the folder you specified.
For further assistance call us at 800-321-3239 or 808-394-5100 or e-mail
us at email@example.com