Here are links to sites from where you can download free images:

4FreePhotos – a searchable collection of photos

The Alliance for Excellent Education – A free library of images celebrating student learning and teacher collaboration in five schools across the United States.

Animal Photos – thousands of photos of animals available under Creative Commons

ARKive – images of plants and animals

Art Institute of Chicago Collection – more than 52,000 high-resolution images from their collection

Avatar Creators – a Symbaloo of links to sites for creating avatars – a collection of photos organized by geographic location

Bing Images – an image search engine from Microsoft

British Library’s Collection of Images (Flickr) – images from books from the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries, organized by theme

Calisphere – a World of Digital Resources from the University of California

ClipArt ETC – thousands of black and white images licensed for classroom use (Thanks, Deyana Matt, for letting me know about this site!)

ClipPix ETC – beautiful pictures that are licensed for classroom use from Florida’s Educational Technology Clearinghouse

Creative Commons Search – a portal that allows you to search several image collections

Edupic – free photographs and graphics for education – a search engine for free photos

Flickr Creative Commons – images can be searched by license using the dropdown in the upper left corner

Foter – over 190 million free Creative Commons images – provides links to sites that offer free images

Free Photo Bank – photographs organized by category

Freepik – a searchable platform where you can find free vector graphics

Freerange – a nice collection of interesting photographs (login needed to download images) – over 55,000 public domain clipart image

Free Tiiu Pix – a searchable bank of high resolution photographs

Gratisography – a collection of unique photographs – thousands of free clipart and icons – over 100,000 free icons for non-commercial use

ImageBase – free images and PowerPoint templates

ISO Republic – a collection of photographs organized by category

Jay Mantri – a collection of unique photographs

Library of Congress – American Memory – pictures related to American culture and history

Libreshot – interesting photographs organized by category

MorgueFile – a collection of searchable photos organized by category

Museum of New Zealand Collections Online – over 30,000 images available for download and resuse

NounProject – a collection of simple, universal symbols that can be downloaded

Ookaboo – an extensive collection of searchable photographs of just about everything

Open Clip Art Library – a nice collection of free clipart and other images

openphoto – a collection of photographs organized by category

PD Photo – thousands of photos mostly related to science and social studies

Pexels – high quality public domain photos

PhotoPin – while some of the images on this site are not free, there are many free images to choose from

Photos for Class – safe, copyright-friendly images that automatically cites the author and licensing terms

Picjumbo – over two and a half million free, high-resolution stock images

Pics4Learning – a collection of images licensed for classroom use

PikWizard – a collection of photographs

Pixabay – a large collection of public domain images in a variety of sizes

Presentations ETC – backgrounds, templates, frames, etc. licensed for classroom use by the Educational Technology Clearinghouse

Public Domain Pictures – a database of free images

Public Domain Vectors – copyright-free vector images

Reshot – a collection of copyright-free images

School Clip Art – free clipart for students and teachers

Splitshire – a nice collection of photographs sorted by category

Stockio – a searchable collection of photos, vector files, and icons

Stokpic – a nice collection of photographs that can be searched by category

TinEye Labs – search Flickr images by color

unDraw – an attractive collection of open-sourced SVG images that can be used for free and without attribution.

Unprofound – interesting and free photographs that can be searched by topic or color

Unsplash — beautiful free photographs that aren’t categorized but might be a good source for writing prompts

U.S. Government Photos and Images – a collection of government related photographs

Vecteezy – searches for Creative Commons images

Wikipedia Commons – a searchable collection of over 12 million images

World Images Kiosk – from California State University

One Response to “Images”

  1. Deyana says:

    I never realized you had a BLOG! Look what I have been missing out on! By the way, I tried to subscribe but it just brought me to a page with a lot of coding.