Royalty Free Image Websites

Here is a list of royalty free image websites.  In all cases you should check the license – some restrict the free usage to personal and not commercial use.

http://www.sxc.hu/  This is my goto

http://www.flickr.com/  For Flickr in advanced search check the “Only search within Creative Commons-licensed content” and any other licence-related options you need before you begin Flickr advanced search

http://www.imageafter.com/

http://freerangestock.com/

http://openphoto.net/

http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/

http://www.unprofound.com/

http://www.freemediagoo.com/

http://www.morguefile.com/

http://pixelperfectdigital.com/

http://www.stockvault.net/

http://www.everystockphoto.com/

http://browse.deviantart.com/resources/stockart/ Always check licenses here.

http://www.fotolia.com/Info/Images/FreeImages This is the free section of a paid site.

http://www.dreamstime.com/free-photos This is the free section of a paid site.

http://search.creativecommons.org/ Always check the licenses on the results from this website.

http://www.public-domain-photos.com/

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page