Center for Digital Expression

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Additional Image Collections

 

Canva Stock Images

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Includes a large collection of free stock images as well as templates for creating a range of designs, from social media posts and brochures to menus and flyers.

Dreamstime

Very large collection of photographs, illustrations, and clip art (many free). Also a place to upload and sell images.

Flickr

Free access to high quality, Creative Commons licensed photographs.

Free Digital Photos.net 

“Download free and premium stock photos and illustrations for websites, advertising materials, newspapers, magazines, ebooks, book covers and pages, music artwork, software applications and much more. All our free images are of high quality, produced by our community of professional stock photographers and digital illustrators. Our free photos and illustrations are ideal for business, personal and educational use. Every image is free, with an option to buy larger images at reasonable prices.”

Free Media Goo

A smaller collection that includes photos, textures, and backgrounds.

Google Images: Advanced Search

The advanced search page where we can filer by usage rights.

ImageAfter

This is also all free for any use and has multiple search features.

morgueFile 

“Looking for high resolution stock photos for your illustration, comp or design needs? Search morgueFile for free reference images. Yes, they’re all completely free. Whether you’re an illustrator, art director, instructor or looking to add a defining visual to a presentation.”

morgueFile Classroom

Lesson 1, about composition and impact is helpful for students and teachers working on new media projects.

Open Photo 

A free database of images, supplied by the community of photographers. Images are organized in many categories such as Animals, Light, Recreation, and Technology.

Stock Vault /TextureVault / Shutter Stock

Includes 44,000 photos, along with textures and video clips; many are free. Stock Vault also offers tutorials in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and CSS.