What's Your Favourite Free Site For Photographs That Can Be Used For Hubs?
I often find that the non-copyrighted images on Wikipedia, work just fine for me...
I use Wikimedia Commons for most of my images. They have just about everything you're looking for and it's easy to use.
I use Flickr Creative Commons:
Have you tried photobucket.com Seeker. Occasionally they have a good variety of specialized pics needed.
I use mostly use morguefiles. Looking for something specific I have recently found pdphoto dot org. rgbstock is another good one and Wikimedia Commons
All are free just require atributes
And of course there is flickr
I use freedigitalphotos.net. They have a good variety of standard photo selctions but not as varied as Microsoft Photos. I have tried Wikimedia Commons which also has a pretty good selection.
Wikimedia Commons is my favorite place to get photographs, because its license and usage info is clearly marked. In Flickr, sometimes the member may mark the photograph as Creative Common, but in reality they may not have the rights to it.
My favourite site for free photos is wikimedia commons free photographs. I find it easy to navigate, which for me is important, if a sites not easy to use it's no fun either.
I like this place: http://www.sxc.hu/
Most images are free to use, and others have easy rules to follow, the quality of images is high too.
I use Wikimedia Commons because there are so many photos from a large array of categories. It is rare when you can't find a photo that is appropriate for your hubs. Also, you usually don't have to attach the name of the person who took the photo.
1. Hi Rosemay - many thanks for the suggestions, I haven't heard of the sites you mention, so will look them up.
2. Hi Alastar, I will give photobucket a try - I had forgotten about this site and haven't used it before.
Wiki commons, photobucket and freedigitalphotos depending if I want a standard photo of businessman(freedigitalphoto) or the photo of a specific athlete (wiki)...
I just found this! How about these sites?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ph … g_websites
Use Flickr photos under Creative Commons license.
Like most other people, wikimedia commons.
I stay away from Google images because the majority of them are copyrighted by someone.
picasa is best sit for photograhs and images even we can upload entire just drag and drop it was quit amazing
by Nancy Owens 11 years ago
How do you find free public domain photographs for your hubs?I have found a found some sites, but when I get there I have a hard time understanding if the photo I like is public domain, or okay to put in my hub. I have read a couple hubs on this subject but I am still confused. Especially on Google...
by Jadeofheart 7 years ago
Hello, happy new year, thanks in advance for helping me out. I'm new here, and I would like to ask, where do you guys get your photos? Hubpages clearly stated that we need to use original photos? But, I'm not a photographer nor have any budget to purchase photos whatsoever. I'm wondering, what if I...
by danicole 8 years ago
Pixabay, Wikimedia Commons, etc.Are they free-use?
by Jean Bakula 6 years ago
When our hubs were once chosen, we had a way to see what was supposed to be fixed before it appeared on a niche site. Now I don't see anything like that. It could be me, but there was a way to see what they wanted added or deleted.It's very frustrating. Yesterday I was told my hub on Zeus, the...
by Mary Hyatt 7 years ago
I see Hubs where beautiful photos are used and are from Pinterest. The photos are usually credited as being from Pins. Are we allowed to use those photos??
by Rajan Singh Jolly 10 years ago
I find that some images need a full copy of the GFDL to be attached to the image being used.I would like to know from hubbers how this is done.
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