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Updated on September 10, 2016

Photographs for Your Website

I am a digital photographer. Here are some of my best pictures that you can use for free on your articles, blog, or website. Just link back to this page. The images would look great as a background behind black or white text, or as a background image for HTML boxes. Right click on the picture that you want and click save as to save it to your hard drive. Then upload it to your account at Flickr or Photobucket or another image host to use HTML with the image.

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To view one of the smaller images in a larger size, just click on it and it will open larger.

Water Drops

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Water Drops on Peony PlantWater Drops on WeedsWater Drops on Wall
Water Drops on Peony Plant
Water Drops on Peony Plant
Water Drops on Weeds
Water Drops on Weeds
Water Drops on Wall
Water Drops on Wall

Which Drops of Water Image Is Your Favorite?

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Nature

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Green Tree LeavesTree BarkWeedsDirtSandGreen GrassRocksWheatDry Tree Leaves
Green Tree Leaves
Green Tree Leaves
Tree Bark
Tree Bark
Weeds
Weeds
Dirt
Dirt
Sand
Sand
Green Grass
Green Grass
Rocks
Rocks
Wheat
Wheat
Dry Tree Leaves
Dry Tree Leaves

Which Image of Nature is Your Favorite?

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Paint

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BeadboardOld White PaintOld White Paint2Gray PaintPanel
Beadboard
Beadboard
Old White Paint
Old White Paint
Old White Paint2
Old White Paint2
Gray Paint
Gray Paint
Panel
Panel

Which Paint and Wood Image is Your Favorite?

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Walls and Roofs

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Gray BricksTan BricksCementShingles
Gray Bricks
Gray Bricks
Tan Bricks
Tan Bricks
Cement
Cement
Shingles
Shingles

Which Wall Image is Your Favorite?

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Reflections

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ScreenShadowWaterWindow
Screen
Screen
Shadow
Shadow
Water
Water
Window
Window

Which Reflection Image is Your Favorite?

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Sky

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Cloud1Sunset2Cloud2Sunset1Cloud4Sunset3Sunset4
Cloud1
Cloud1
Sunset2
Sunset2
Cloud2
Cloud2
Sunset1
Sunset1
Cloud4
Cloud4
Sunset3
Sunset3
Sunset4
Sunset4

Which Cloud or Sunset Image is Your Favorite?

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Marble

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BlackWhite
Black
Black
White
White

Which Marble Tile Image is Your Favorite?

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Designs

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Rainbow ColorsFrosted GlassMetalSilverLaceFlower Design
Rainbow Colors
Rainbow Colors
Frosted Glass
Frosted Glass
Metal
Metal
Silver
Silver
Lace
Lace
Flower Design
Flower Design

Which Design Image is Your Favorite?

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Animal

Snakeskin
Snakeskin

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    • esmonaco profile image

      Eugene Samuel Monaco 3 years ago from Lakewood New York

      Thanks for sharing these great photos!

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      Judy Filarecki 4 years ago from SW Arizona and Northern New York

      Thanks for sharing. Great textures. Thank you also for visiting my fruit-only ice cream lens.

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      mycanvas 4 years ago

      Great photos! Thank you for sharing them.

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      Dusty2 LM 4 years ago

      Thank You for wanting to share your photos with the community. That is very gracious of you. Thank You for stopping by my Festive Pinatas For Cinco de Mayo lens and giving it a "thumbs up" as I really appreciate it. Have a Great Day!

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      RinchenChodron 4 years ago

      I live the snakeskin one best! Thanks

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      Aunt-Mollie 4 years ago

      Great nature images, which are my favorite!

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      MBCOnline 4 years ago

      Thanks for sharing so many images!

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      WinWriter 4 years ago

      Love the Frank Clark quote and that you're sharing the photos. Very nice :)

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      cmadden 4 years ago

      Nice of you to share - appreciated!

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      John Dyhouse 4 years ago from UK

      A second visit, must have forgotten to bookmark it, now corrected. Thanks for the images - blessed

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      Really cool images. You are very good.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      What a great selection of background photos. As a photographer, I know it's not as easy as it looks. Thanks for sharing.

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      Margaret Schindel 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Thank you so much for generously making your photos available to your fellow lensmasters as background images for lenses! Blessed!

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      Gr8fulGirl 4 years ago

      Thanks so much for sharing your love of photography and these great backgrounds! I'll have to come back to this lens after I learn more about HTML and CSS :o)

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      Rosaquid 5 years ago

      Thanks for generously sharing these!

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      Thank you for sharing your photographs as backgrounds. That is very thoughtful and generous.

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      Spiderlily321 5 years ago

      Cool background images! Thanks for sharing this lens.

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      bikerministry 5 years ago

      Great ideas here. Very creative.

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      Ben Reed 5 years ago

      Thanks for sharing. Sure to be very useful.

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      RinchenChodron 5 years ago

      This could be very useful. Thanks

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great images, fun to vote on, thank you so much!

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      June Parker 6 years ago from New York

      Thanks for sharing!

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      GypsyPirate LM 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing your images - that is very generous of you!

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      Padaneis 6 years ago

      Very nice images and interesting polls. Thank you.

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      LikinTrikin LM 6 years ago

      Thanks so much for sharing your talent....great lens

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      Dear Jack, Just wanted you to know that I am using a photo of yours in my newest lens. I shall leave you a message on your Bio page once complete. Cited and link provided back to you, of course. Sure hope it all meets with your approval. Fondly, Rose

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      Blackspaniel1 6 years ago

      Nice work. I joined your fan club!

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      miaponzo 6 years ago

      Thanks for all this help :)

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      sukkran trichy 6 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      nicely presented lens with beautiful pictures. ~blessed~

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      CruiseReady 6 years ago from East Central Florida

      What a lovely thing to do, providing the images for others to use.

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      Renaissance Woman 6 years ago from Colorado

      It's great that you are willing to share images for the benefit of other lensmasters. Thanks!

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      jvsper63 6 years ago

      I am bookmarking this. Anytime i see a lens I can learn off I like to spend more time there:) Great lens Joni

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      Lee Hansen 6 years ago from Vermont

      Nice share - kind of you to release your original digital pix to the community. Lensrolled to my free clip art and Squidoo Tech Stew lenses.

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      Ann 6 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      Great stuff Jack. I have wanted to do something similar for ages but just don't have the techno knowhow to do it. Now I shall come back and check out the lenses you recommend.

      Have a little green Angel Dust to celebrate St Patrick's Day

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      nichevalue 6 years ago

      Very nice images. Thanks!

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      Mona 6 years ago from Iowa

      Really great images. Nicely done. :)

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      purplelady 6 years ago

      Thanks for such a creative lens and I love taking polls.

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      Tempus 6 years ago

      What a great idea. I'm sure the backgrounds will come in handy. Thanks

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Very cool Jack. Thanks for the fun and enjoyable lens. Blessed!

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      Patricia 6 years ago

      Cool backgrounds! Blessing this lens!

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      hsschulte 6 years ago

      Enjoyed the photos. ~Blessed

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      sheriangell 6 years ago

      Great photos, the window with the lace curtains is my favorite.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Super snaps! Hope to learn to use your helpful hints on my Lenses; actually I should make a few more! :-)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great photographs Jack, thank you, and you just inspired me to create another lens :)

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      Paul 6 years ago from Liverpool, England

      I'm just looking into decorating lenses and I'm delighted to have found this guide. Thank you.

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      marketmasterpro 6 years ago

      Very Cool!

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      Diana Grant 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Angel Blessings for a lovely lens and thanks for visiting Valentine Rant and Unromantic Poetry

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      Delia 6 years ago

      How cool is that! Thanks for sharing such a great lens!

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      norma-holt 6 years ago

      Simply gorgeous backgrounds and I have bookmarked this and featured it on Squidoo Hot Tips

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Thank for sharing your wonderful pictures with all of us, such a nice treat.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      nice and useful....thanks

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      irenemaria 6 years ago from Sweden

      New perspective is opening up for me. Thanks

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      dellgirl 6 years ago

      Beautiful Beautiful lens, awesome and inspirational photos you have here! Thanks for sharing.

      5 stars for a awesome lens, thumbs up, favoriting, lensrolling and, joining your fan club.

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      WindyWintersHubs 6 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      These images are awesome! It's very kind of you to share your images. Best Wishes to you for 2011. :)

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      photofreaks 6 years ago

      nice photo-lens. great background. this is inspiring mo to make a photo lens too

      :D

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      freecontent 6 years ago

      Very cool backgrounds and some great tips. Thanks for sharing this awesome information. I am getting ready to use it now on my lenses.

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      ohcaroline 6 years ago

      You are so nice to give use of your work for fellow lensmasters. Thanks.

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      Anthony Godinho 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Nice collection ~ thanks for allowing use of your backgrounds with credits. **Blessed by a Squid-Angel**

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      Randoggle 6 years ago

      cool lense.

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      RuthCoffee 6 years ago

      Very, very useful. The images are wonderful.

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      beerhead 6 years ago

      Beautiful photo's. Great lens!

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      BusyQueen 6 years ago

      Hey, thanks for all these photos and the HTML.

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      John Dyhouse 6 years ago from UK

      nice collection of images, great for collaging if that's OK with you ( with a citation of course)

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      Dear Jack, Just so you know, I am using your photograph of the darkening clouds in my Life Changing Quotes lens. Thank you so very much. Take Good Care, Rose

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      What a great selection here, I never really thought about backgrounds much, until now. And, how generous of you too, Jack, to offer your work to others. Thank you. Take Good Care, Rose

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      darciefrench lm 6 years ago

      Nice! I'll be back to see what I will use. I love the paint backgrounds. Angel blessed.

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      darciefrench lm 6 years ago

      Nice! I'll be back to see what I will use. I love the paint backgrounds. Angel blessed.

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      HomeDecoratingD 6 years ago

      Thank you for sharing! Great lens!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      There's some nice images here and it is very good of you to allow people to use them :)

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      Dorian Bodnariuc 7 years ago from Ottawa, Ontario Canada

      Nice backgrounds. Thanks for the freebies. Some of them are great.

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      RinchenChodron 8 years ago

      How nice of you! I'm still trying to figure it all out, but might be back to try using an image. Thanks

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nice lens, I know some html, thumbs ups and 5ed.