Contact and copyright information

The insects used for these photo’s and video’s are mostly obtained from rearings or collections at Wageningen University, and made in my photostudio at home, or at the University rearing location for insects that are kept in quarantaine.

Copyright for all images and films on this website is owned by Hans Smid. For the purpose of education and study, you are free to use the photo’s in lectures, reports and presentations, provided that the copyright watermark and a link to this website is shown. Please ask before using the photo’s for printed or electronic publications or websites, social media etc. 

For any commercial use, a non-exclusive license must be purchased. Please inquire by email

Portrait made by my son, filmmaker An Smid. Click on the photo so see his website