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moses.paul70
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Hi. I have a question that no one seems to be able to answer very easily. I’ve been designing websites for friends and small businesses for a few years now. Over the years I mainly used pictures that I got online after doing searches for “Royalty Free” images. I’ve also used a
company called sxc.hu (which is now owned by Getty Images) to get a few images for websites I’ve made.

It seems that no matter where I get images I always have one or two small images that “belong to” or are “licensed” through Getty Images somehow. I’ve received several threatening letters from them trying to collect money on a few websites I have made.

My question is simply this...is there a source for truly “free” stock photography or a place that has some type of license that allows you to use images on your site if you agree to give credit to the photographer/designer? I can’t imagine everyone is buying photos for every website they make.

There has got to be a few good places that web designers go to for free (or super dirt cheap) images. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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kathirjaz
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you can take your own photography and blend it with some graphics. definitely you love it.
Actually i had searched a lot but the same as your result. What still confusing is whether the photoshoots of actors can be used or not in our website updates. do you have any suggestion

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dantinkakkar
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Surf around the net... Google is your best friend, and remember that some websites out there will provide you images as Freeware.

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you can your own talent like convert your own picture through graphics and use them in the new websites...also there are many software converting real pictures into animated styles.....use them

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dantinkakkar
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You may also want to discuss the problem with your clients.

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