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About weawow account registration

If you use Instagram, you can immediately register a weawow account with your Instagram account, and import your Instagram photos to weawow.
If you do not use the Instagram, you can register using your e-mail address.

About weather forecast and photo matching

Displays the photos associated with a location from the information in the weather forecast, such as type and temperature of the weather forecast on the basis of our particular algorithm.
Please contact us if an unrelated photo is displayed. We will improve the algorithm day-by-day on the basis of the comments received.

About "Wow" photo

Please press the Wow button when you find a Wow photo.
You can press Wow on anyone even if you do not have an account, but in that case, only the name of the country you are in is displayed to the person who posted a photo.

About Bookmarked City

If you find a place you ofteen want to see the weather forecast for or a favorite place you want to see, please bookmark the city.
The bookmarked city will display to service fromt screen with the weather forecast and posted user photos simultneously.
It is necessary to register an account for the city you want to bookmark.

About Following

If you find someone you like, please follow them.
You can see photos or activities from people you're following on the front page or activity page.
You need to register account for follow.

About Posting Photos

Instagram users can post Instagram photos, or upload photos from their PC or smartphone. At this time, only JPG formatted photos are supported.
If the photo doesn't contain metadata such as time taken, latitude/longitude, etc., then it will take more time and effort to post as these will need to be input.

About 500px photos

weawow may display photos related to the particular location with 500 px API. The specific algorithm matches photo returned from API and weather forecast to display weather photos automatically.
Please contact weawow in case 500 px photo is not appropriate.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any question or concerns. We will have this reflected in the help section.

Help for photo selling

How can I sell photos?

If you took a photo and you have no problem around rights, sign up weawow. Anyone can create free weawow account. Receiving Royalty requires PayPal account. If you don't have PayPal account, please create one.

What should I consider on photo selling?

There are various consideration such as not to sell a photo others own its copyright, not to violate subject's personality rights, copyrights or design rights. For more detail, please refer to "Photo selling guide".

What is a model release?

It's a document to prove that model in the photo agreed with photo selling. Unless you submit a model release, you can not sell a photo. For more detail, please refer to "About a model release".

What is a property release?

It's a document to prove that property owner in the photo agreed with photo selling. Unless you submit a property release, you can not sell a photo. For more detail, please refer to "About a property release".

Is there any other way to receive Royalty other than PayPal?

At the moment, PayPal is the only way to receive Royalty. To create PayPal account is free.

When do I get paid for my work?

At the moment, you can apply for payment request every time your photo is sold without any minimum amount setting. It takes a week after your payment request to receive money at PayPal. For payment request, you log in and go to transfer menu at marketplace.

Can I reduce or free tax by withholding tax?

If you are not a Japanese citizen or resident, you may be subject to reduce or free tax by withholding tax.Only a person whose photo are sold and ready for receiving money can request withholding tax process. Please contact us directly once you are ready for receiving payment and want to request withholding tax process.

Help for photo purchase

How can I purchase a photo?

Sign up weawow at first. Anyone can create free weawow account. Payment request PayPal account. If you don't have PayPal account, create one.

Can I sell a photo that I purchased?

You can't assign ownership of purchased photo's right to another person or entity. Person purchased the photo or team member within same entity can use a photo.

Is there any other way to make payment other than PayPal?

At the moment, PayPal is the only way for payment. To create PayPal account is free.

What is editorial use?

Photo can be used only for purposes of news reporting, blog, or SNS etc. Regarding photo license, please refer to "About photo license".

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