Free Images, Public Domain Photographs and Photostock
Free Photostock and Public Domain Images
This page provides sources of free images, pictures, photographs, line art drawings, illustrations and other media for use on websites and printed projects.
A variety of federal and state agencies provide photographs, graphics, videos and other media, many of which are within the public domain.
Universities are also sources of images, with several institutions providing extensive historical image and media collections.
Finding Free Photostock Images - Photos, Graphics and More
This page has an assortment of sources that have free or inexpensive online photo stock images.
Wildlife Images from Federal and State Agencies
- NOAA Photo Library
More than 10,000 new images. This site includes imagery that depicts NOAA's operations, Hurricane Katrina images and stunning ocean exploration photographs, coral reef photographs, and polar regions photographs.
- USGS Multimedia Gallery
The USGS Multimedia Gallery is a one-stop collection of videos, photography, and other imagery. All items in this gallery are considered public domain. See to the USGS copyright section for details.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service online digital media library
This collection includes a wide assortment of images, publications, video and audio clips that are in the public domain.
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- University of Washington Libraries
Several collections of artifacts such as photographs, architectural plans, historical maps, artwork, correspondence, pamphlets and ephemera.
- Discover Yale Digital Commons
High quality digital images of Yale's vast cultural heritage collections are now in the public domain and freely available.
- LOUISiana Digital Library
The LOUISiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library of Louisiana institutions that provides over 144,000 digital materials.
- University of Delaware Image Collections
This page includes an index of image collections from around the world.
Free Images for NON-COMMERCIAL Use
- Fisheries and Oceans Canada Image Library
Information on this site has been posted with the intent that it be readily available for personal and public non-commercial use