General



  • Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.
  • Compfight - Use this search tool to EASILY search for Creative Commons works within Flickr. Very convenient tool.

  • Besplatne slike - Large copyright-friendly picture collection. Free for any personal and commercial use.

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Photos


  • Public Domain Photos Copyright-friendly photos, royalty free stock photos. Several thousand photos nicely organized in folders by categories, free for any personal and commercial use, no backlink or attribution required.
    Public Domain Photo
    Public Domain Photo

  • Flickr - Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license.
  • Creative Commons Free Use Photos - These pictures are free to use, no attribution required.
  • Wikimedia Commons - A database of over 3 million freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute. This is the "Picture of the Day" for October 23rd from Wikimedia Commons
  • Free Stock Photography - Check out this collection of free royalty free stock photography. Yup, they are free to use even for paid work.
    Image in public domain from http://www.adigitaldreamer.com/gallery
    Image in public domain from http://www.adigitaldreamer.com/gallery
  • Free Foto-- is made up of 122445 images with 156 sections organized into 3380 categories. FreeFoto.com is the largest collection of free photographs on the Internet. A credit to (c) Ian Britton - FreeFoto.com is required.
  • Library of Congress Photostream on Flickr - no known copyright restrictions on these.
  • MorgueFile - free stock photos. The term "morgue file" is popular in the newspaper business to describe the file that holds past issues. The purpose of this site is to provide free image reference material for use in creative pursuits. This is the world wide web's morguefile. Can basically use these pics for anything except to sell prints of them.
  • Every Stock Photo - License-specific photo search engine. Currently indexes and searches millions of freely licensed photos.
  • Yellowstone Digital Slide File - These images are in the public domain and may be reproduced, free of charge with the proper credit line.
  • Mag My Pic- Put your photo on a magazine cover.
  • Open Photo - is a web site offering photographic resources licensed under Creative Commons licenses, launched by Michael Jastremski, a photographer and journalist.
  • Photopy is a search engine for free photos. Photos with licenses such as "public domain", creative commons or other free licenses. A new search engine for freely licensed photos.
  • Photos8 is a place for free public domain photos and desktop wallpapers. Large collection of High Resolution photos and wallpapers, Thousands of high quality public domain pictures, easy to search, All photos on Photos8.com are public domain.
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Art Images

  • Wilson Art Image Gallery - A rich digital resource of art images, rights-cleared for educational use.
  • NYPL Digital Gallery - NYPL Digital Gallery contains hundreds of thousands of digital images of historical materials from the Research Libraries' and Branch Libraries' original, rare, and specialized holdings. Images may be freely downloaded for personal, research, and study purposes only.
















    Opening of main text, with lar... Digital ID: 427272. New York Public Library
    This media file is in the public domain in the United States, made available by: The New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library / Spencer Collection



Clip Art

  • Brainy Betty - Very simply, you can download anything on this site for personal or business or educational use.
  • OpenClipArt.org - This project aims to create an archive of user contributed clip art that can be freely used.
















    Image attributed to: http://www.openclipart.org
    Image attributed to: http://www.openclipart.org
  • Discovery Education allows up to 10 images to be used when properly cited.

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"Clip art licensed from the Clip Art Gallery on www.DiscoverySchool.com "






Text Images

  • Spell with Flickr -enter your text, get back images from flickr of your words.
  • Newspaper Clipping Generator - Create your own newspaper clipping.
  • ClapperBoard Generator - Insert your text on a movie clapper board.
  • U.S. Government Photos and Graphics - Most of these images and graphics are available for use in the public domain, and they may be used and reproduced without permission or fee. However, some images may be protected by license.
  • AddLetters - Add words to interesting images to customize a graphic for your own use.
















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    image generated from: http://www.addletters.com/signs-no-trespassing-generator.htm


Free Image Editing Tools


  • Sumo Paint- online image editor that opens in your browser and does most of the things you’d want from Photoshop — free.
  • Gimp - GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
  • Seashore - Seashore is an open source image editor for Mac OS X. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports multiple layers and alpha channel editing. It is based around the GIMP's technology and uses the same native file format.
  • Picasa - The easy way to find, edit, and share your photos
  • Picnik - makes your photos fabulous with easy to use yet powerful editing tools.
  • SnipShot-edit pictures online
  • Polarize-convert any picture to a Polaroid-like image
  • Aviary -a suite of powerful creative applications that you can use right in your web browser. We're on a mission to make creation accessible to artists of all genres, from graphic design to audio editing.


Templates and Backgrounds Images

  • FPPT- Free PowerPoint Templates - offers free collection of power point templates and backgrounds by category or topic. Easy to download, use, and share. Popular categories such as Business, Religious and Christian PowerPoint, Medical PowerPoint, Nature PowerPoint, Educational PowerPoint, Engineering PowerPoint, Christmas and Holiday Themed PowerPoint were made available for you.