Where to get free photos: Creative Commons + stock photography

Photo Credit: Brandon Christopher Warren via Compfight cc

List of popular free photo websites

Flickr Creative Commons — also searchable via Compfight or  photopin
[photo count: 85M+]

freeimages [407k+]
(was sxc.hu or Stock.Xchng)

morgueFile [225k+]

stockvault [46k+]

openphoto [est. 20k+]

picjumbo [##]

freerangestock [##]

imagebase [##]

Oversimplified explanation of photo use licensing —

Creative Commons = use photo with link to photo credit for attribution

Public Domain = use photo any way you’d like, no attribution required

more free/paid photos at dreamstime.com and fotolia.com