Where can I get free images, art, clipart, and photographs?
1. Go to Google images
2. Type in your keyword
3. Click "Search Tools" to filter by size, color, usage rights, type, time, etc.
Google power search tip: to limit your search to a particular domain name (say, their own search engine is terrible), type, into the search box: "site:www.domain.com keyword" substituting the actual domain and keyword:
This works for any Google search: text, images, etc.
More free images, graphic, art, clipart & photos:
- The Public Domain Project (images, audio, video footage and 3D models) (This links to the thousands of free images that are available)
- NASA's Earth Observatory
- NOAA's photo library
- Library of Congress
- The National Archives
- Public image free library
- Jupiter Images, royalty free imagery
- Creative Commons (also has music)
- National Science Foundation
- Use Google's advanced image search filter -- filter "usage rights" option to find free images (it's possible to further select for use, sharing and even modifying).
- Getty Images (as of April 2014, they have launched an embedded photo viewer permitting sharing millions of their copyrighted images for free as long as it's for editorial or non-commercial purposes)
- FirstGov (has MANY resources): http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Graphics.shtml
- Penn State's Free Media Library
- EveryStockPhoto (a search engine for free photos)
- FreeFoto (free for non-commercial use)
- ImageBase (has a nice interface and is free for commercial or non-commercial use)
- Kozzi - visual photography blog (beautiful photos)
- MS Office free photos and clip art for use in their tools
- MorgueFile - photo archive for creatives by creatives
- OpenPhoto - contributors have uploaded their photos for free use under Creative Commons licensing
Where can I find satellite images?
Where can I find maps? (Site with many links to map sources)
Does Wikipedia have clip art?
- Yes, Wikipedia has lots royalty free and copyrighted material.
Royalty Free Icons and Clipart Stock Images
What's another good list of links for free images?
Where can I find Military (veterans) Clip Art?
Where can I find other military photographs?
- U.S. Army Women’s Museum
DoD Joint Combat Camera Center
Army Corps of Engineers Digital Visual Library
- http://research.archives.gov/search (Click "Advanced Search" and then, under "Filter Archival Descriptions" for "Type of Archival Materials" select "Photographs and Other Graphic Materials.")
Center of Military History
- http://eportal.usace.army.mil/sites/DVL/default.aspx (select "Digital Library" at left and scroll to "Photographs")
Where can I find pictures of flags?
- Defense Visual Info Center: (http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/awc-dvic.htm
Paid sites (that are reasonable in fee):
- Another site of resources: http://info.alleninteractions.com/27-free-media-resources-for-learning-designers-media-artists