We’re lucky we’re living during a time when camera technology is the best its ever been. As a result there are more great photos being taken by an ever growing number of people.
Many are posting online and a number of services are making photos available for free.
Here’s a list of services that offer some free images.
Stock Free Images
Stock Free Images claims to be the largest web collection of free images, with nearly two milion royalty-free stock photos and illustrations in their collection.
If you're a designer, advertiser, webmaster or blogger you can license images free of charge for a week.
Once you register, you are offered a complimentary free trial week this trial gives you unlimited access to Stock Free Images database and you can download as many web size images as you wish.
All images are copyrighted by their authors but downloading the images will automatically grant you a license/usage permission, the Royalty Free license and you can use the images according to the license specifications.
You are also awarded a certain number of high res images each day throughout the free trial period. Once this free trial expires, you can opt for any of their inexpensive plans to continue access to the image database.
This is a single-seat license, it is granted in perpetuity and it allows you to use the images. This license allows you to on web sites, in magazines, newspapers, books or booklets, for book covers, flyers, application software programs (apps), to make fine art prints or any other advertising and promotional material, in either printed or electronic media etc.
All images and videos on Pixabay are released under the Creative Commons CCO. Thus, they may be used freely for almost any purpose - even commercially and in printed format. Attribution is appreciated, but not required.
There are some restrictions which are common to all sites: Identifiable people may not appear in a bad light or in a way that they may find offensive, unless they give their consent.
Do not suggest endorsement of products, services, etc. by depicted people or organizations. For example: do not use an image of NASA and place it adjacent to your own product in a way that suggests NASA would recommend the product.
Since this story is about free images in Australia it’s appropriate to include a source of Aussie images.
Dreamstime has been online since 2000 as a Royalty-Free stock photography website, and is one of the world leaders in stock photography and a supplier of high quality digital images.
The stock image gallery has been uploaded by photographers from all over the world, and the Dreamstime database is renewed with thousands of fresh images and titles on a daily basis.
If you’re after free images make sure you use the appropriate tab on the main menu toolbar: https://www.dreamstime.com/free-photos. There is also have a commercial section.so you need to make sure that you check only the free of charge ones.