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Where does everyone get their royaltee-free Images from?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by scorpion896, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. scorpion896

    scorpion896 Senior Member

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    I've always thought getty images was royaltee free but I was wrong.

    Wikimedia commons barely has a selection of good photos, what else is out there?
     
  2. aftershock2020

    aftershock2020 Senior Member

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    Be a little more specific...what are the photos for?
     
  3. scorpion896

    scorpion896 Senior Member

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    Adsense sites
     
  4. NoGloveNoLove

    NoGloveNoLove Newbie

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    Photoxpress
    iStockPhoto
    Alamy
    GetStock
    Images
    Shutterstock
    Big Stock Photo
    Jupiter Images

    and Punchstock will allow you to search more than 50 sites at once.
     
  5. hamish11

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    Go to flickr and do a search for what you are looking for, then hit advanced, scroll down and check the box "Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content " and also the box "Find content to use commercially" or "Find content to modify, adapt, or build upon"

    I usually hit the photographer up just to be on the safe side and have never had aproblem.
     
  6. meatro

    meatro BANNED BANNED

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    There's a thread around here somewhere that I got this from... Forget where.

    Search Google Images

    inurl:istock -site:istock.com {keyword}
    inurl:shutterstock -site:shutterstock.com {keyword}
    inurl:bigstockphoto -site:bigstockphoto.com {keyword}
    inurl:jupiterimages -site:jupiterimages.com {keyword}
    inurl:dreamstime -site:dreamstime.com {keyword}
    inurl:fotolia -site:fotolia.com {keyword}
    inurl:canstockphoto -site:canstockphoto.com {keyword}
    inurl:inmagine -site:inmagine.com {keyword}

    When you hover over an image, click "More Sizes"... :)
     
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  7. scorpion896

    scorpion896 Senior Member

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    Thanks guys!
     
  8. JMamba

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    Another cool way to find images from BHW member:joaquin112

     
  9. codo3500

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    Google Images > Photoshop > Flip Horizontal > Add Border > Adjust Hue & Saturation > Win.
     
  10. scorpion896

    scorpion896 Senior Member

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    Hmm... You sure about that?
     
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    I do that + use Image Metadata Stripper.
     
  12. scorpion896

    scorpion896 Senior Member

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    If I don't have photoshop, is there anything else I could use?
     
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    yes, you can use paint, or try gimp

    there is nothing else than PS - if you are serious about graphic design.
     
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    iStock is the place to go for me.
     
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    Photodune.net is by far the best stock photo marketplace I have ever used. Believe me, I have used them all ;)
     
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    orzyman Senior Member

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    yeah i have been using this method if i don't find what i want from creative commons
    Hello everyone. I thought I'd share something I've been using recently to save myself a few dollars here and there


     
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    dreamstime has a selection of free images. Some stock sites give away free HQ stock photos every week/month.
     
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    gfxtra.com too. :)
     
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    I've never had any issues with C&D's over the graphics I've altered. I mean, technically it's not exactly legal. But I also sometimes find large images and crop to a certain part of them. Generally it looks very different to the original image, and suits the site perfectly.