This is a follow-up to my blog post last week regarding inexpensive tips to the fund-challenged writer. If you’re like me you need access to resources but have little in the way of paying for what you need. The final tip from last week’s blog dealt with using a free source of clip art for your blogs. Here are more sources of visual media that offer free photos to use for your blog.
- Flickr – Yes, it’s a well-known site already but you can search for photos with various kinds of creative commons licensing. Be sure to read about attributions licensing to understand what you must do to cite your sources.
- Dreamstime.com – This service offers both free and fee-based illustrations and photos. When you search make sure to choose the “Free” radio button.
- morgueFile – Again, there are many free images to use on this site. As always read the licensing language and be aware you may be required by the content owners to contact them by email before using their work.
- FreeFoto.com – Search this site for free content. Here’s their current license information.
For more discussions about free artwork see this blog posts:
Savvy Writers & e-Books Online: Where Can You Find FREE Photos and Illustrations?
Computer Hope: Where can I find free public domain images and pictures?
Articulate Network: How to Find Free Stock Photos and Clip Art for PowerPoint
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