There are some great links here to free sources for images and illustrations. I often use absfreepics.com for personalising birthday messages on Facebook, creating memes, etc.
Even though I am an avid photographer, taking often several hundred images a month, from time to time the need for a certain motive arises. The question was, where can I find inexpensive photographs? A lot of research brought up a handful of online offers that I like to share with you. Maybe you need a certain image for your website, your blog or your book. Please see some websites below that provide good deals on royalty-free photographs or even free ones.
But what is the difference between free, royalty-free and rights-managed?
Free images can be downloaded without any rules or agreement and are in the public domain. The creator offers his work public and free, there are no legal rights or restrictions for his or her work and it can be duplicated. Images which have been copyrighted can still be considered as free when they are explicitly announced by…
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