I looked around the Net for all the free stock photography I could
find, and these I list seem to be the best results. I would not be
surprised though if these were also probably the only sites, since my
searches for free sites were swamped with "royalty-free" results,
which would probably be good for the other question (I'll see if I can
answer that too). People certainly want to cash in on their photos. I
excluded some which were personal collections of only a few photos,
but have been termed "stock photo" in the site. Most of what I've
listed would allow publication in your newsletter, although I listed a
few non-commercial use sites below, which I indicated. One would allow
commercial use for a special condition, so perhaps the others might.
In addition, I listed directories of free and royalty-free photo
sites, maybe you could find something there. I hope these sites with
- Claims to be the leading free stock photo site.
- Requires a user name and password.
- Commercial and personal use are dependent on the individual
conditions of each photo.
Free Photographs Network
Free Photography for Personal or Commercial use
Alan's Award Winning Stock Photography and Public Viewing Gallery
- Free pics only up to 28 pixels.
Free Images - Free Stock Photos
- Terms say that photos can be used in a publication for free.
Morguefile.com - free stock photos archive
- Needs registration, but this is free.
FreeImages.com - Main Index - Free Stock Photos
Ditto.com - see the web
- An Image search engine that might do just as well for a source of stock photos.
Stockphotowarehouse...free images for all your printing and digital media needs
- Not many high-quality shots, but there are free pics.
B-STOCK | Free Stock Photography
- It's not searchable, and the photos are not organized by topic.
Also, use is non-commercial, but commercial use can be permitted if
you contact the owner of the serie.
A Digital Dreamer: Free Stock Photography Images
- Not that many images. May not cover all the topics you need.
Free Stock Photos
- Also a free website with general topic photos.
Tileable Textures, Stock Photos, Desktop Backgrounds, Free Computer Wallpaper
- Something I spotted at Thefreesite.com list below.
Free Stock Photo Collections - From Tastystock
- Has a few random photos available for free download.
Geek Philosopher: Stock Photos/Photography/Desktop Backgrounds/Wallpaper:
" If you use an image, post a link to GeekPhilosopher from an active
page on your site." Or your case, mention him on the newsletter.
Pictures Photos Images Pics Free Download, Free ecards, Royalty Free
Stock Photography Gallery
Wildlife Stock Pictures
- The topic is only wildlife, but you might have a use for it.
Philip's House of Stock Photography
- A personal collection, but there are lots of images.
Free Digital Photos for your website from AMGmedia works Inc.
- Only the photos shown here can be used for free.
FreeFoto.com - Free Pictures - FreeFoto.Com
- Another free only for non-commercial users.
ArtYears.com l EXCLUSIVE | Stock Libraries
- List of stock photo libraries, both free and royalty-free.
TheFreeSite.com free photos page
Photos and free stock photography companies listed
Free Stock Photography from About.com
Flash Kit: Stock Photography: Free Libraries
Google Search term used:
free stock image/images
free stock photo
free stock photography
free stock photography -royalty
free stock photos -royalty
I hope this has been a most helpful answer. If you need anything else,
or have a problem with the answer, do please post a Request for
Clarification before rating and I shall respond as soon as I can.