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Old 22nd February 2008, 10:43 AM   #1
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I am trying to find a good site to get free stock photography for my blog. I looked at Flikr, but I really don't know if I am allowed to use other's images in my blog. Any thoughts?

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Hi Nick, here is a list of most of the sites providing free images that we have discussed here before.

free images and photos
Getty Images
iStockphoto
Stock.XCHNG
Photos.com
morgueFile
bigfoto.com
Corbis

If anyone can add onto this list, please share!

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Old 22nd February 2008, 12:06 PM   #3
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There's also the Wikimedia Commons:

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

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Old 22nd February 2008, 04:38 PM   #4
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Also check freefoto.com. Images are free for web use as long as you provide link back and attribution.

http://www.freefoto.com/index.jsp

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Old 23rd February 2008, 06:46 PM   #5
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Photos from Flickr are okay to use on your blog. They're actually part of Creative Commons, which allows you to use them. Yahoo! just came out with a really cool plugin for blogs that allows you to really easily put the photos in your blog. Check out shortcuts.yahoo.com...I use it on several of my blogs and it's great.

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Old 24th March 2008, 10:55 AM   #6
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Yep, you can use Flickr through Creative Commons but you have to make sure to reference the photo credits. Here is a great plugin for Wordpress that I have found helpful. You might not get the best pics from this plugin but they are good enough and they automatically add the credits. Check it out at:

http://www.photodropper.com/add-photos-blog/

Also, here's a great reading on how to find Flickr pics: http://www.skelliewag.org/a-complete...images-162.htm


You can also find some good photos at http://www.sxc.hu/

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Old 25th March 2008, 04:47 PM   #7
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When searching for photos on Flickr go to advanced search and check the box "Search only photos with creative common license". Then attribute the photos and you'll be fine

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Hello,

I am trying to find a good site to get free stock photography for my blog. I looked at Flikr, but I really don't know if I am allowed to use other's images in my blog. Any thoughts?

Thanks! Nick
Stumbleupon.com also has great photography collection.

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Old 3rd April 2008, 05:59 AM   #9
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Hi,
Check this site freeimages.co.uk. In this site you can use easily different pictures for your blogs. I also use lots of picture in this blogs. So its good site. In this site lots of pictures in different keywords.

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You can get lots of photos from these sites for your blog

Photos.com
morgueFile
bigfoto.com

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