Image from Nrico's Flickr photostream (licensed content for commercial use, adaptation, modification or building upon)
All images from the Picture Australia website may be used for research or educational purposes, in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). If you intend to publish the images in print or online, other than as permitted by this Conditions of Use statement, you will need to get permission from the contributing agency
Most of the photos on the websites below just require you to acknowledge the original creator of the image..
InterfaceLIFT - Free photographs to download as desktop wallpapers and screensavers. Mostly landscapes and cityscapes. Contact details for photographers are included if you would like to re-publish the photos.
Desktopedia - free sport wallpapers and photos
Tin Eye Reverse Image search engine can be used to track where images and photos are being illegally used on the internet.
This widget from Tin Eye shows 97 different alterations to the Mona Lisa painting, along with which websites they came from.
Google now allows you to search for information about a particular image, or similar, related images.
1) Search for similar images by dragging and dropping an image or photo from the web or your computer.
2) Upload an image from your computer.
3) Copy and paste the URL of an image.
4) Install the Google Chrome or Firefox extension, and then simply right click on an image to find out information about it.
To access this image database, go to the
Britannica Image Quest provides access to more than two million images from the best collections in the world - from leading museums like the National Portrait Gallery of London, the Chicago History Museum, and the National History Museum in London to trusted names like National Geographic, Getty Images and Britannica...
The panel on the left of the original displays the first 36 photos matching your search term. Click on any of these thumbnails to get a slightly larger image and the attribution details displayed in the right hand section. Right click the image and 'save image as' if you want to use this size, or click on the link in the attribution text to go to flickr and chose a different sized image. Don't forget to include the attribution text in any work you produce using the picture.
If you want to edit a photo, you'll need to restrict the search to just those licenses that allow derivatives. Checking the 'for editing' box ensures that just those photos licensed "Attribution License", "Attribution-NonCommercial License", "Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License" and "Attribution-ShareAlike License" are returned. There is a link on the right where you can click to edit the image with Piknik, an online image editor.
Information from flickrcc blue mountains website.
FlickrStorm is another Flickr search engine which returns more, related images than what you've requested, and includes the ability to search within Creative Commons licencing. Click the link below for more information about it.
Unless you use images or music from a copyright-free site, you will need to obtain permission from the copyright owner to reuse/ remix them in the format you would like. Often the hardest part is finding who the copyright owner is.
This site gives the contact details for many music and movie companies, as well as sample permission letters for you to use and adapt.
Even when you use free images, you still need to acknowledge where they came from, and in an assignment you need to provide citation details for each image.
Tech4Learning have created an image citation maker which is free and easy to use.
Pulic Domain images are able to be freely used by anyone without first gaining permission.
Public Domain images can be found at:
Image from NIH Images
(Thanks to Science in School website)
Free Military Photos - some of the best military images available
US Navy Images - historical, public domain photographs
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