Freee stock photos
Photos on the Web:
Note: Some of the free photos on these Web sites are copyrighted and cannot be used without permission. Some photographers do allow you to use their images under certain conditions. Please check the copyright notice on each Web site, and obtain permission from the author of the image, if necessary.
Agricultural Research Service (new) - searchable database of photos of crops, animals, plants, insects, fruits, vegetables, and agriculture in general. Free high-quality photos.
Aircraft Images - photos of mostly military aircraft: Apache, Phantom, Harrier, F-14, Spitfire, etc.
AltaVista Photo Finder - searches the web (for free photos) and the Corbis image database (for stock photos).
Banner Stands - Design your own banner stands using your favourite photos and Ebannerstand's online banner stand design tool.
CalPhotos - a browseable, searchable, free collection of over 220,000 images of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes.
Clip Art Searcher - searches for free clip art, illustrations, photos, and web graphics.
FreeFoto.com - over 127,000 photos, free non-commercial use on the Internet. Categorized and searchable.
Helicopter Photos - hundreds of good quality photographs of helicopters; many action photos; includes real life air-evac photos; also several dozen clipart images.
Human Genome Research Institute - over two dozen very high-res free photos of various animal species.
Medicinal Plant Photographs - from the SW School of Botanical Medicine.
NASA Image Gallery - photos from NASA; great high-quality images of space, planets, stars, and the
Photo Mugs - Mikkis is a leading supplier of eco-friendly promotional products including customisable photo mugs.
Plants Photos - from the USDA, a large, searchable database of plant photos. Each image is available in sizes from small to medium to very large. A somewhat cumbersome interface. Keep clicking through to get the largest image.
Poster Printing - Turn your favourite photo in to full size poster using high spec digital poster printers from Photoline. We use razor sharp images at 1200 dpi and UV-stable, non fade inks to ensure a high quality finish.
Fotolia - Very inexpensive royalty-free high-quality high-resolution stock photos; most photos are just a few dollars each. Individual downloads, or subscription service. Choose from over 3 million images.
dreamstime - some free photos (registration required) and millions of royalty-free stock photos.
Foto Search - searches over 5.6 million images from different stock photo catalogs; some photos are royalty-free (pay once), others are rights-managed (more limits on useage).
Getty Images - one of the top stock photography sites on line; individual images, film stock, and virtual CDs (downloadable sets of images). Very expensive subscription rates (suitable for large organizations only). Reasonable single photo prices for images from their CD collections.
Photos.com - Reasonable subscription rates (affordable for even individuals); Reasonable single photo prices, as low as five or ten dollars for low resolution images. Includes 'PhotoObjects' which have the backgrounds removed so that you can drop them easily into your graphic images.