Free image downloads, free photo downloads, audio, clip-art, and more. Please contact
me if you find new sites which I can add to this list as it will help other creative people. The sites are
listed in alphabetical order so that you can easily find them in the future. You may want
to bookmark this page for ease of use.
Abstract Influence: stock
photo section - need to check whether or not they are entirely free before using
BigFoto.com: most of the photos are from amateur photographers - make
sure you save the images to your own server
Public Domain Images: another site
with a similar sounding name to the above two but they are all different
Reusable Art: a collection of free downloadable
public domain images for crafters and web designers. Not
photos exactly but free drawings, paintings, and illustrations that have been rescued
from materials that are out of print
RGBStock: all images on RGBStock.com are free
for personal and commercial use - around 50,000 images at present
Stockvault: free stock photos and images for personal,
educational and non-commercial usage
StockXChange: free-to-use stock photography and illustrations.
Company now belongs to Getty Images but still has more than 275,000 free photos and illustrations.
Unprofound: run by designers -
the site has a nice interface and although it sounds odd, the photos are organised by colour
Wikimedia Commons: public domain and freely-licensed
educational media content which includes free photos, images, videos, and sounds clips
Woophy: Woophy stands for WOrld Of PHotographY - founded
by photo fans and internet designers - need to register to download photos for personal use
Wylio: an all-in-one picture finder and re-sizer
that searches through millions of Flickr photos that have been designated as Creative Commons
works by their owners/uploaders but be sure to check the validity of the licenses when
using an image.