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"The internet’s source of freely-usable images.
Powered by creators everywhere."
The Noun Project
Icons for Everything
"Reshot provides the world’s best emerging photographers with a beautiful platform for sharing a sampling of their best work for free use in creative projects. Creatives in need of visual content can freely explore and license some of the world’s best imagery."
"Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist - even for commercial purposes."
Photos for Class
"Search now to download properly attributed, Creative Commons photos for school!"
85 Free Stock Photo Resources – How to Use Them
"Luckily, there’s a lot a free stock photo resources available on the Internet, and we’ve listed almost all of them here! No need to Google and look for it one by one. On each free photo resource, we’ve listed the type of Creative Commons license, if they require attribution, and the date when it started. We also included a brief description of the website itself and our verdict after checking it out."
Wolfram Alpha Image Identification Project
Wolfram Alpha is a different kind of search engine, and they've added a image identification search. Paste in the image, and this search engine will try to identify what it is.
Image Search in Google!
Let's face it...Google Images will be your first (and possibly only) stop in your image search. Let's make sure we understand a few basics:
1. The images you see first are teeny tiny thumbnails, not the larger, full-quality images!
You have to click the image at least once to drill down to the full-size image below. Then you can drag that image to your desktop.
2. Make use of the Google Image Search Tools at the top of the page.
Most useful is "Image Size", which allows you to specify a large or small image.
"The United Nations Photo Library holds a collection of approximately 800,000 photographs dating back to the mid-1940s chronicling the history of the Organization and its work. UN photos acquired since May 2004 and a selection of historical photos are included in the digital photo database."
"Free Powerpoint templates and Google Slides themes for your presentations"
Free Digital Photos
"Download free and premium stock photos and illustrations for websites, advertising materials, newspapers, magazines, ebooks, book covers and pages, music artwork, software applications and much more. All our free images are of high quality, produced by our community of professional stock photographers and digital illustrators."
Read what Richard Byrne has to say about this site.
Search for public domain posters and other graphic images.
Don't always trust the images you see on the Internet!
Don't forget to cite the images you use!
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