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Thanks for your interest in the images at!

All the illustrations of seed balls are made by me, Dr. Blake Ketchum. You are welcome to use them for non-commercial projects like conservation, education, blogs, and so forth, just keep my signature and provide a link to this website: in digital and print media. I often use an iPad app called "paper" to make the images.

If you'd like to use a photographs that are on the site, please contact me. Many you may use freely, others I use with special permission form their owners, so please ask. I will get back with you quickly with either permission or contact information for the photograph's source, so don't hesitate to write.

If you have questions about an image, need a higher resolution version, or need clarification on our sharing policy, contact me at I'd love to hear how you make use of our images, so please drop me a line if you find them useful.