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Where to Find Free Images
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  • 49PM Photo Search ***DEAD


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    49PM's Photo Search is a free online service that allows you to search the Internet for photos that can be immediately viewed and saved on your mobile phone.

    With 49PM technology, it's also possible to view each photo summary and the Internet location. The technology works on almost any Java-enabled mobile phone with a color display — these include many models such as Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Siemens, LG, Samsung and others.

    49PM's Photo Search uses Yahoo!'s image search, so you can search millions of photos on the Internet. Photos are downloaded through the 49PM MobileServer, which pre-formats photos before sending them to your phone. This optimizes download times and ensures the photos are formatted to fit your phone's display for your viewing enjoyment!

    To download the free beta version, point your mobile phone's browser to www.49mobile.com, select your phone and download. Or, download the application to your PC, from which you can upload it to your phone.

    49PM has a unique ability to search for images from blogs. When it finds images, you can see which blog and article they are in and easily add them to your personal online-based image archive. Alternatively, 49PM spits out a small snippet of code which allows you to immediately re-use the image (assuming the rights to do this are explicitly given) in your own site or blog (with automatic full credit to the original poster).

    49PM searches all accessible blogs and indexes the newest off-beat photos, audio, podcasts and videos and makes them available and re-usable through its effective online-based interface.







  • StockVault


    http://www.stockvault.net/

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    Stockvault is a stock photo resource which offers medium-sized images for personal and non-commercial use. Stockvault has evolved from stock.b-man.dk and features images from various photographers, both professional and amateur.

    To view the free photos, go to the Stockgallery.Browse over 2,300 images by category or use the advanced search tool. When viewing a photo, you can rate it or click on the disk icon to save it. The details for each photo contains the number of views, file size and number of downloads. Click on Hitlist to see the Top 10 vote getters or check out the list of Photographers, which tells you what cameras they use and where they are from. The site offers an impressive array of impactful and awe-inspiring shots.







  • PDPhoto


    http://pdphoto.org/

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    PDPhoto.org is a repository for free public domain photos. It contains about 2,000 photographs under a many categories. One person has taken most of the photos.

    Unless something is clearly marked as copyrighted, you can assume it is free to use. But if you intend to use an image from here for commercial use, please be aware others may have rights that could be actionable. Specifically, you should assume there was no model release. And pictures featuring products or property should be used with care.

    You can easily find out whether or not it is public domain by clicking on the photo and viewing its Creative Commons license. The home page links to newest photos, Jon's (person behind the site) favorite photos, most viewed photos and most recent comments. The site has a forum that resembles a guest book or a list of comments.







  • Image*After


    http://www.imageafter.com/

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    Image*After is a free online photo collection. Download and use any image or texture from the site to use in person or commercial work per the terms of use. At the top is a drop-down list for browsing images and textures by category or you can use the search box. This well-organized library can be sorted in different ways and the thumbnail pages include the image's dimensions, number of hits and file size. Plus, you can select how many images to display on each page and even make the thumbnails larger by clicking on the magnifying glass.

    Clipping is a nice feature that you rarely see on free photo sites. Click on the scissors icon to "clip" the photo and it saves it so when you're done clipping, you can review all of the clipped images in one page by clicking on the bigger scissors icon next to the die icon. To "roll the dice" and get random photos, click on the die icon. After selecting an image to view it, a box in the upper left corner of the image is for opening the image to its full size.







  • OpenPhoto


    http://www.openphoto.net/

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    The Open Photo Project is a stock photo community and framework devised, implemented and supervised by Michael Jastremski. Its purpose is to allow photographers to share and protect their works through Creative Commons licensing where you can view photo thumbnails by license.

    The site uses a wiki to manage its collection. To contribute to the site or to see other features requires registering. Click Spy to see what photos other users are admiring or find pictures by using the categories or the search tool.

    Key features:
    Self-referencing stock photo database
    Integrated licensing engine
    Open source-like platform (interface is similar to Wikipedia)
    Your own (username.openphoto.net) website
    Opportunity to gain exposure for your work
    RSS feeds for knowing when new photos are added







  • PixelPerfect Digital


    http://www.pixelperfectdigital.com/

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    PixelPerfect Digital is an image archive with over 4,000 images sorted in 146 categories free for commercial and non-commercial use. The newest files appear on the gallery home page and randomly selected images on the bottom of the page. You can stay on top of the newest files by subscribing to the RSS feed.

    Its license states, "You are permitted to use our products to design as many projects as necessary, including those you are creating for your clients. However, beyond this use, you may not resell or redistribute our products in any other way, modified, unmodified, standalone or combined with another product without prior written (email) consent from us."

    Browse photos by category or use the detailed search page, which offers many options. Also you can browse by Contributors or check out the Top 25 Images. The details for each picture include the photographer's name, size, number of views and downloads and the average rating. Click on the picture to view a larger size and more details including its description, keywords and EXIF details. A nice and well done site.







  • morgueFile


    http://www.morguefile.com/

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    morgueFile contains free high-resolution digital stock photographs and reference images for either corporate or public use. The official purpose of the morgueFile image resource is one of providing free image reference materials for all creative pursuits.

    The archive contains over 55,000 digital images, which can be searched and accessed through well-organized categories.

    morgueFile provides access to a broad set of image categories, organized under these main sections:

    Animals
    Objects
    People
    Scenes

    Or you can search it through a simple and fast responding interface.

    While some people will find the morgueFile thumbnails too small (and I agree in good part, but at least it gives us a choice), there are two good things that make it worth overlooking the small thumbnails:

    a) search results display quickly

    b) though hard to believe these are from non-professional visual communicators, the ones you can view at such small sizes are outstandingly good photos at standard dimensions. So, the small size filters out subjects that do not have strong contrast, a clear subject and poor color saturation.
    I personally find the morgueFile contents, its interface and overall quality, most suitable for my needs, and would easily recommend it to any colleague for the general good quality of the available visuals.


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Part 1:
Introduction
PublicDomainPictures.net
Veezzle
Pixabay
Free Images Live
Stock Photos For Free
The Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscript Library
All You Can Stock
Cepolina
LIFE Photo Archive
Ingimage
Part 2:
Stock Free Images
Kozzi
Getty Images RF
F11Digital.com
FreeFlowerImages.com
Hoover Stock Photography
Studio7Designs
Springer Images
Wellcome Collection
Digital Images for Education
Part 3:
Animal Photos
Jupiter Images
Wellcome Collection
PPOC
EduPic
BurningWell
FreePhotos.se
Ookaboo
RoyaltyFreeImages.net
The Stock Solution
Part 4:
Inmagine
FreeByte
Acobox
Clipart.com
PhotoStockPlus
AboutPixel
StockedPhotos
AskPhotos.com
Deposit Photos
Alamy
Part 5:
Historical Stock Photos.com
Karen’s Whimsy Public Domain Images
Free Artistic Photos
Web Gallery of Arts
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Freepik
Photos.com
Fotegrafik
Wylio
iClipart
Part 6:
Stock Photo Asia
Can Stock Photo
Stocklib
MediaFocus
123RF
Fotosearch
Veer
Freestockphotos.biz
Free-Stock-Photos.com
Lomography Photos
Part 7:
InterArtCenter
Public-Domain-Photos
Toasto
Public Domain Photos
Corbis Images
ImageTemple
StickStock
DesignPacks
MicroShots
Free web photo
Part 8:
Aarin Free Photo
Sunipix
Multimedia-Stock
PhotoXpress
FreeJPG
Free Images
Photos8
GetFreeImage
AllFreeImages.net
Turbo Photo
Part 9:
NationsIllustrated
ImageBase
Free.Image.Files
VectorVaco
PhotoVaco
PicFindr
FontPlay
4 Free Photos
Photl
Panomramic Images
Part 10:
TextureZ
PhotoEverywhere
RGBStock.com
Photo Rack
FreePhotoBank
Creativity103
Pixmac
Photoree
PD Photo
Dreamstime
Part 11:
Freebie Images
Cyclo.ps
Freepixels
Cutcaster
Compfight
KAVE WALL
Vintage Pixels
Stock.xchng
Free Stock Photography
Photogen
Part 12:
FreeRangeStock.com
Open Stock Photography
Fotogenika.net ***DEAD
Mayang's Free Textures
Free Large Photos
Kingdom Graphix Gallery ***DEAD
NationsIllustrated
MSN Search ***DEAD
picsearch
Ask.com Picture Search
Part 13:
Yahoo! Image Search
Google Image Search
Design Packs
Photo Repository ***DEAD
diwiesign studio stockphoto archive
Stockcache Gallery ***DEAD
unprofound.com
Piotr.Pix
Tripod Image Gallery ***DEAD
Amazing Textures
Part 14:
Picturestation ***DEAD
NPS ***DEAD
FreePhotosBank
Ixuz Travel.net ***DEAD
freedigitalphotos.net
ArtFavor ***DEAD
BurningWell.org
Visipix
Photocase
Majestic Imagery ***DEAD
Part 15:
Pictures from Old Books
Free Stock Photos from Cepolina Photos
Woophy
pixelbag.de ***DEAD
yotophoto ***DEAD
Creating Online Gallery
USDA ARS Image Gallery
AMG Media Works, Inc. Free Photos
FreeMediaGOO
tOfz dot org
Part 16:
Free Stock Photos
FreePhotos.com
PhotoRogue
Aarin Free Photo and Digital Images
Holy Land Photos
Barry's Free Photos ***DEAD
Geek Philosopher Stock Photos
bigfoto.com ***DEAD
FreeImages.com ***DEAD
FreeImages.co.uk
Part 17:
FreeStockPhotos.com
Free Photographs Network
DHD Multimedia Gallery
Gimp Savvy
Wikipedia
CC Search
FreeFoto
Ourmedia.org
Flickr
Buzznet
Part 18:
49PM Photo Search ***DEAD
StockVault
PDPhoto
Image*After
OpenPhoto
PixelPerfect Digital
morgueFile
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