Skip to main content

How to find . . .: pictures & images

Tip!

Images on the open Web are still protected by copyright. Use open-access or Creative Commons images. Be sure to cite the source of any image you use

Fine art

Free photos

Stock photos

Stock houses provide thousand of images used and adapted for advertising, design, and illustration. They can typically be searched by subject, color, or action. Most stock houses charge a flat fee for using an image, part of which goes back to the photographer

Open-access