Image Collections

This site contains links to collections of photos that meet district standards for content. If you find objectionable images or additional collections that should be added to this list, please contact IT. This link will take you to a good discussion of copyright and copyright myths.

This site provides copyright friendly images for education. Images are sorted into 50 categories.

http://www.pics4learning.com

This site provides Creative Commons images for educational purposes.

http://www.photosforclass.com/

This site has many photographs and links to sites with additional materials.

http://www.freestockphotos.com
This is a photo sharing site with lots of pictures from around the world. 
http://www.panoramio.com
CalPhotos is a collection of 228,946 photos of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes from around the world.
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu
This site has some great photographs of common items. http://www.cepolina.com/freephoto

The purpose of this site is to provide free image reference material.

http://www.morguefile.com/archive
This site from the Library of Congress features all sorts of photo collections. The search feature works very well. http://memory.loc.gov
This is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Digital Library.  There are some very good pictures.
http://www.fws.gov/digitalmedia
Take a virtual visit to the National Zoo by exploring the photo galleries contained on this site. http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/PhotoGallery/default.cfm?hpout=photo_g_link&xtr=
This is a site with good pictures from around the world.  Dedicated to people who are unable to travel.
http://www.imagesoftheworld.com

National Geographic......

http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography

The Gallery is a selection of mainly real-world-derived stock photography.

http://www.gallery.hd.org

This site has lots of nature photographs.

http://www.imageafter.com

This site has 64655 images. This is the largest collection of free photographs on the Internet.

http://www.freefoto.com

Over 9,000 images related to space exploration can be found on this site.

http://images.jsc.nasa.gov
This is a public domain photo sharing site.
http://www.pdphoto.org
Good pictures and nice organization.
http://www.freeimages.co.uk

This site has many photographs and links to sites with additional materials.

http://www.freestockphotos.com

The photographs on this site are divided into 30 categories. There are many wonderful images.

http://openphoto.net
This site is a public site for photo sharing.  There are lots of really good photos on lots of topics and organized in a variety of ways. http://www.bigfoto.com

This site has images of all sorts of insects. They are sorted by classification.

http://www.earthlife.net/insects/imagedir.html
Last updated 3-6-2015