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| Where is the digital divide? ?

June 03, 2005

Need photos and other art for blog

Stephen Baker

Anyone know where we can find a decent selection of blogable photos for this commercial site? I'm fast giving up on Flickr, because most of the pictures are protected. I was having so much fun posting the occasional photo. If I don't find something soon, maybe I'll try to hit up my boss for a Treo--and snap my own pix. The other alternative would be to clear the ads off this site and use Flickr. Something tells me that won't fly.

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Tracked on June 4, 2005 11:51 AM

Stephen, I'd be happy for any of my photo work to appear elsewhere on the Web - including on your weblog - as long as some minimalist credit was given (or clicking on an image took you back to my portrait site, whatever.

Posted by: Dave Taylor at June 3, 2005 09:28 AM

If you just need photos (royalty-free) and other general art, you should check out You will have to pay for them, but it's only $1 for a small image, ($2-medium, $3-large)...and they give away a free photo every week.

Posted by: Rebecca at June 3, 2005 10:09 AM

Robin Good's article here:

has links and reviews to a number of excellent photo sites.

Posted by: Laura Bergells at June 3, 2005 10:37 AM

Steve...check out

From their site: "[A morgue file is] a place to keep post production materials for use of reference, an inactive job file. This morgue file contains free high resolution digital stock photography for either corporate or public use.

The term 'morgue file' is popular in the newspaper business to describe the file that holds past issues flats. Although the term has been used by illustrators, comic book artist, designers and teachers as well.

The purpose of this site is to provide free image reference material for use in all creative pursuits. This is the world wide web's morguefile."

Morguefile rocks.

Posted by: Christopher Carfi at June 3, 2005 11:18 AM

If you're looking for stockphotos try

Posted by: graywolf at June 3, 2005 11:39 AM

Check out this resource. It offers tons of links to free stock photography and font sites.

Blue Vertigo

(scroll left to right to view all links)

Posted by: M. Joseph at June 3, 2005 04:28 PM

I located through a Robin Good link - keyword seearch across multiple sites, many photos with rights, avail for commercial use. Pertty decent selection, too.

Posted by: Greg Burton at June 3, 2005 08:01 PM

Stephen, I'd pass along any of my blog photos in exchange for a link to my blog. Also would volunteer to do a new head shot if you're in the neighborhood. No offense, but...


Posted by: susan lucas at June 4, 2005 03:59 PM

I presume you have been searching the Creative Commons section of Flickr specifically?

Posted by: Marshall at June 4, 2005 05:55 PM

Marshall, I've gone through a lot of Flickr photos, including ones that have the more open Creative Commons licenses. But when I click down, I find that they're not permitted on commercial sites. But lots of other people have suggested other sites here, and I'm feeling pretty optimistic that I'll find lots of photos for the site.

Posted by: steve baker at June 4, 2005 06:04 PM

Check out our site, We have over 200k photos for only $1-2each. They are royalty-free and beautiful. Good luck in your search!

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not 200K, but there are some pretty interesting staff at

A lot of Russians artists there...

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