Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the FAQs. If you have a question which doesn't appear below please contact us and we will do our best to answer it.

Please see our About Us section.

Please see our Search Help page here. Users need to be logged in to view this page.

Electroshock Equipment is a huge category and of particular interest to a number of organisations and individuals. To do it justice, we decided it needed its own category rather than being combined with the Less than Lethal category.

Mispo does not hold the copyright for any of the images on The copyright remains with the original holder be that the photographer, agency or supplier / manufacturer.

No. Mispo does not make any money from the sale of images, we simply put interested parties in touch with the copyright holder.

By closing your browser without logging off you have locked yourself out of Mispo! You will be able to log in again 30 minutes after you shut your browser down.

We endeavour to have up-to-date links on our site but as the majority of our images are linked to external sources which are forever changing, it is inevitable that some of these links will be broken and may be noticed by users before we can pick up on them. Sorry.

Our charges vary depending on the size of organisation and its resources. Please Contact Us for further information. is a not-for-profit organisation which uses subscription funds to pay for running costs such as web-hosting and checking of images.

Once you have chosen an image you would like to purchase, you can click on the "Buy Image" link above the photo on the left hand side of the screen. This will take you to an online form for you to fill in which will then be sent to a representative who shall get in touch with you and advise you on the best way to purchase the image.

If you are waiting for a response from, we apologise for the delay, please Contact Us and let us know.

If you have already contacted the copyright holder pelase be aware that it is up to them to get in touch with you once your request has been sent. Unfortunately there is little we can do if you have not received a response. Please do take into consideration that many of the photographers contributing to our site work in some of the most dangerous parts of the world and can be away on assignment (and away from a reliable internet connection!) for months at a time. However, please Contact Us to let us know if you have any problems and we will see what we can do.

Each user has a "lightbox" attached to their account. Lightboxes are convenient ways to store chosen images. When you add an image to your lightbox you have chosen to store this image in a separate section of the site. This makes it easier to find at a later date. To find the image you just click the "My Lightbox" link on the red menu - top right.

Click on the Add to Lightbox link on image results page.