Image resources on the web

Search engines such as Google will pull images from around the web but here are some image banks you may like to peruse - really useful resources.


Many Flickr users make their images available under Creative Commons licences.

Wikimedia Commons

"A database of freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute."


Geograph photographic archives cover Britain and Ireland and are released under Creative Commons licences.


NASA material is not protected by copyright unless noted and can be used freely - NASA should be acknowledged as the source of any images used.


Free high quality images released under the Pixabay Licence. You are free to use without asking for permission and although attribution is not required - remember it's good practice to include an attribution and link back to image.


High quality, free-to-use clipart which is released under the Creative Commons Zero 1.0 Public Domain License.


Free to use, high quality photo archive.


Resource bank of free to use images "powered by creators everywhere". The Unsplash licence allows you to use images without asking for permission.

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