LIFE Photos | Classic Pictures From LIFE Magazine's Archives | LIFE.com
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:49
Classic and unpublished photos of the 20th century's major events and public figures from LIFE magazine. Pictures from World War II, the Space Race, Vietnam
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:48
The Noun Project collects, organizes and adds to the highly recognizable symbols that form the world's visual language, so we may share them in a fun and meaningful way.
Vintage Ad Browser
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:47
Over 100,000 vintage advertisements.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:46
This project aims to create an archive of clip art that can be used for free for any use.
All graphics submitted to the project should be waived of all rights, including copyright, according to the CC0 Public Domain Dedication. If you'd like to help out, please join the mailing list. Also, browse the archives to review the project's history.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:45
Fotopedia is breathing new life into photos by building a photo encyclopedia that lets photographers and photo enthusiasts collaborate and enrich images to be useful for the whole world wide web.
ImageBase, free images, public domain, free photos
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:44
Seems to be free photos on various topics including people, objects, nature, powerpoint templates, cities and the holy land...
NachoFoto - Realtime Image Search Engine
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:43
NachoFoto (www.nachofoto.com), a technology company pioneering a new approach to image search, unveils its innovative search offering which combines new images published on the web with its Semantic index,delivering the most recent and relevant results for popular search queries.
The Blueprints, reference image database, with more than 37000 blueprints, templates, 3/4/5-views and drawings
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:42
A bunch of blueprints for cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, ships, trains, WW1 Airplanes, etc.
Flickr Related Tag Browser
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:41
Nice visualation interface for Flickr Images
Dumpr - Photo Fun
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:40
Dumpr is where you create marvellous photos to share with your friends
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:39
Wikimedia Commons (or simply Commons) is a repository of images, sound and other multimedia files. It is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation, from which uploaded files can be used across all Wikimedia projects in all languages, including Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Wikisource and Wikinews, or downloaded for offsite use.
PD Photo - Free Photos And Pictures (public domain, stock pictures, wallpaper, royalty free, clip art, etc)
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:38
PDPhoto.org is a repository for free public domain photos. Unless something is clearly marked as being copyrighted, you can assume it is free to use. But if you intend to use an image you find here for commercial use, please be aware that standards for such use are higher. Specifically, you should assume no model release was obtained. And pictures featuring products or property should be used with care. The photos are here to be used, but I don't want you to get either of us in trouble over it.
LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:37
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:36
Maybe they want to keep a blog of moments captured on their cameraphone, or maybe they want to show off their best pictures or video to the whole world in a bid for web celebrity. Or maybe they want to securely and privately share photos of their kids with their family across the country. Flickr makes all these things possible and more!
Archive: June 2009 : Image of the Day
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:35
The Earth Observatory?s mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about climate and the environment that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and climate models.
UCSB History of Art and Architecture: Digital Image Archives
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:34
There is a quickly growing number of digital image sources available online, which are useful for research, digital teaching, and student assignments. They range from highly controlled and standardized (e.g. museum websites) to some-guy-with-a-scanner, but high quality images can be found in most of them. There are also some image search tools that will do title, subject, artist, or collection based searching. Some of these require user license agreements, such as those set up by UC and/or the California Digital Library (CDL). In all cases it is imperative to read the site's copyright information, especially before downloading the image in any way. This is a very organic list - check in often for additions and changes. Note: all links will open in a new browser window.
WWI Resource Center: Image Archives | Great War Photographs | WW1 World War One Photos
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:33
An archive of images and photographs from "The Great War" -- World War I
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:32
NASA Images was created through a partnership between NASA and the Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library based in San Francisco, to bring public access to NASA's image, video, and audio collections in a single, searchable resource.
Copyright-Free Photo Archive: Public Domain Photos and Images
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:31
The photo archive at Gimp-Savvy.com has more than 27,000 free photos and images, consisting of over 2.5 Gbytes of data. The goal is to make this archive a resource for collage and photo-montage using digital image editing techniques such as those described in Chapter 7 of Grokking the GIMP.
The Arts Collection
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:30
For illustrations of puckish glee, turn to this digital collection from the University of Wisconsin - Madison Libraries, which includes selections from twelve works by and about William Shakespeare (and a few other British playwrights), originally published in places ranging from Philadelphia to Leipzig, dating 1826 - 1919. The books chosen for this digital collection are heavily illustrated versions of Shakespeare. While some text is available, such as picture captions, title pages, bits of dialogue, and synopses of plays -- all of which is fully searchable -- the collection is really designed to enable users to flip to the pictures. For example, a 5 volume set, The spirit of the plays of Shakspeaire [sic], drawn and engraved by Frank Howard, 1833, consists of a series plates for each play, with some explanatory text.
University of Virginia Library
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:29
Use the search box above to find geospatial, statistical, text, and image resources indexed by the Scholars' Lab or browse the quick links below. If you are looking for information or data about an individual city, start with the Selected Cities Resources. Resources dedicated to specific courses at UVA can be found at Class Pages.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:28
An assorted collection of scanned photo, documents, advertisements, etc. from the 1870s, '80s, and '90s. This sight was the result of a box that was recently found that had not been opened in 100 years. The contents are here. A very interesting visit to the past.  In Your Classroom: Images from this site might be downloaded and used by the teacher to introduce a unit of one of the decades of the 19th century. Students might also use images from the site for their reports and multimedia presentations about the 19th century.
Scultura Italiana - Home Page
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:27
An online database of sculptures from Italy. The images can all be zoomed. In Your Classroom: You might ask students to scan the scuptures and then select and download specific images to include as illustrations for creative writings.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:26
Explore's film and images document how people from all over the world, from every walk of life, are taking positive steps that have local impact and global relevance. Inspirational content for the web, television and theatrical viewing include interviews, conversations and stories with local heroes. Its multimedia portal brings these individuals together as a collective voice that celebrates and encourages selfless acts of giving.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:25
The Ad*Access Project, funded by the Duke Endowment "Library 2000" Fund, presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in one particular advertising collection available at Duke University. 
In Your Classroom:
As students are studying different decades during the 20th century, they might be asked to desktop publish a magazine for those years including articles, photographs, and creative writing. To add color or atmosphere to the publication, students might download and include ads from the decade from this database. In media literacy studies, students might be asked to identify the approaches that various ads are using to promote their ideas.
Virtual Skies - A NASA Educational Web Site
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:24
Explore the exciting worlds of aviation technology, air traffic management, and current research in this web site designed for use in high schools and flight technology programs. 
Views of the Solar System
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:23
Views of the Solar System presents a vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more. Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, spacecraft through a vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics and videos. Views of the Solar System offers enhanced exploration and educational enjoyment of the solar system and beyond.  In Your Classroom: Here is another great resource that can be used as a basis for a WebQuest
The Amazing Picture Machine
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:22
Are you looking for pictures to use in your lessons, or images for your students to include in their reports or HyperStudio stacks? Here is one logical place to come, a searchable archive of images from space, to cars, to people, to maps.  In Your Classroom: Students can use this database of images in preparing their multimedia reports.
SSEC - Images and Data
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:21
The Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) is a global leader in the analysis and distribution of geostationary satellite data. This page presents browse-quality pictures intended solely for qualitative analysis of global weather.  In Your Classroom: The maps, images, and java animations in this site would make wonderful illustrations for presentation both on the part of teachers and students.
Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis at The University of Queensland
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:20
This is a very interesting web site featuring archives of pictures of the very small.  In Your Classroom: Teachers can use the images from this site as illustrations for class presentations. Students might also use them for various reports or multimedia presentations.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:19
This website features photographs of many of the planets, space craft including Apollo, Shuttle, Mir, and the Internet Space Station projects, and general astronomy archives.  In Your Classroom: Ask students to select images from this site and arrange them in a photo album that illustrates a virtual fieldtrip into space. Images can technically be downloaded and used for student work. It is a very good idea to seek permission.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:18
Photographer and butterfly enthusiast Mario Maier combined the talent of several European photographers to produce this magnificent European Butterflies Website. Available in English or German, the site offers crystal-clear color images of hundreds of butterfly species, organized by each of seven Families: apilionidae, Pieridae, Danaidae, Libytheidae, Nymphalidae, Satyridae, and Lycaenidae.  In Your Classroom: Students can use these images in a game to identify the characteristics that distinguish the different families.
Nature and Wildlife Field Guides: Amphibians, Birds, Butterflies, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Reptiles, Spiders, Seashore creatures, Trees, Wildflowers - eNature.com
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:17
This is a wonderful online database of animals, mostly of North America. It includes birds, butterflies, fishes, mammals, reptiles, and much more. There are simple and more advanced search tools for find animals and the reports include an expandable image, similar species, habitat, and range.  In Your Classroom: There are countless uses for the images in this site. One idea might be to ask students to take one of the categories, download the images, and then arrange them on a paper or web page to illustrate their relative evolutionary positions.
Landmarks for Schools: Science Resources
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:16
Ditto.com is an image database. You type in a key word, and ditto delivers thumbnail images related to your key word. Ditto also includes the URL of the web site where the picture was found. This is unique among the image databases available on the web and makes it easier to seek permission to use digital images in teaching and for student learning. In Your Classroom: There are many ways that digital images might be used for teaching and learning: * Teacher prints the digital image to transparency film for presentation to the class via an overhead, * Teach downloads the image and inserts or pastes it into a handout, worksheet, or study guide for students, * Students might include an image in their written, web, or multimedia presentation report, * The teacher might load the image into a graphics program and annotate the image with explanations for use by students,
Aerial Photography - Airphoto
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:15
The Airphoto stock library and on-line Gallery feature such subjects as: Weather, Agriculture, Environment, Geology, National Parks, Lighthouses, Lewis & Clark, Marine, Aviation, & Junkyards. The geographic coverage is from Alaska and Labrador to Costa Rica and the Lesser Antilles, and everyting between. Some 1500 aerial photographs are posted in the Gallery. 
IconBAZAAR - Molecules
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:14
This is a typical clipart site with many images that can be integrated into personal web sites. However, this section, "3D Animated Molecules" might be of special use chemistry teachers to demonstrate various molecular structures.  In Your Classroom: Chemistry teachers can use these images published on web pages to demonstrate to students various aspects of molecular structure. Students might also use the images to illustrate their learning.
Ditto.com - see the web
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:13
Ditto.com is an image database. You type in a key word, and ditto delivers thumbnail images related to your key word. Ditto also includes the URL of the web site where the picture was found. This is unique among the image databases available on the web and makes it easier to seek permission to use digital images in teaching and for student learning.
Google Image Search
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:12
Google offers a powerful search tool that returns pictures based on keyword searches.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base - Museum
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:11
Learn about the history of the United State Air Force through descriptions and images of its air planes and jets.
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - de Young - Legion of Honor
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:10
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco had more works of art in their warehouses than they could hope to display in their museums. With a grant from IBM, they have digitized more than 70,000 works of art and made them available to use as a searchable data
Welcome to Flickr!
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:09
This is a web 2.0 photo album service, that does a whole lot more than serve as a rapidly growing source of user uploaded images.
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:04
This is a fairly cool image editing web site, with lots and lots of features, effects, and adjustments.
Free Alternatives to Photoshop With All the Bells, Whistles, Filters, & Layers
October 25, 2013 - 10:23:03
Let's face it: If cropping was all you needed to do, you'd just use MS Paint. Photoshop, Adobe's industry standard for image editing, costs a whopping, unforgivable $600; and because there's no affordable and equivalent option for non-pro users, we're willing to wager Photoshop places high in the rankings for the most illegally cracked warez of them all.