Image Sources

Openly Licensed Image Sources

  • Creative Commons Image Search
  • Wikimedia Commons: Images, Diagrams, Illustrations, Photos, videos, sounds, and more.  All are openly licensed but have different individual licenses.
  • Flickr: A variety of images.  Licenses vary and may be copyrighted.

Public Domain Image Sources

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Nappy: Free high-resolution photos of black and brown people, licensed Creative Commons Zero (CC0)
  • PICNOI: Free photos of people of color; no attribution required, but can give credit by linking to site
  • #WOCinTech Chat: Free photos of women and non-binary people of color working in the Tech field; licensed CC BY
  • CreateHer Stock: Free and for fee stock photos of women of color; license varies
  • Redefining Women Icon Collection: Icons of women; License: Creative Commons Public Domain CC0 1.0
  • The Gender Spectrum Collection: Free stock photos of trans and non-binary people, licensed CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
  • AllGo Plus Size:  Free Plus-Size Stock Photos. Office, swim, and home collections. Attribution not required, please give credit.
  • Disabled And Here:  This collection is a disability-led effort to provide free and inclusive stock photos shot from our own perspective, featuring disabled Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) across the Pacific Northwest. CC-BY 4.0
  • Images of Empowerment:  A free library of images celebrating women’s lives and their work in 11 countries around the world. CC-BY-NC 4.0
  • The Noun Project – Photos:  “Professionally curated, art-quality photos that celebrate diversity.” CC BY NC ND
  • American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action:  “A free library of images celebrating student learning and teacher collaboration in seven schools across the United States.” (CC BY-NC 4.0)
  • Open Peeps:  “A hand-drawn illustration library.” Mix and match elements to create different “peeps.” Please note that you might need a design program to create your own “peeps.” There are pre-made “peeps” you can download without a program. CC0
  • Age-positive: “positive and realistic images of over 50s in a bid to challenge negative and stereotypical views of older age.”
  • Human Development Institute: The vision of the UK Human Development Institute is the full participation and contribution of all people with disabilities in all aspects of society. These photos can be downloaded and used to create and enhance visual and digital products, social media posts, and project websites.

Freely-usable but not CC licensed

Check the individual sites for specific information on the licenses.

Art Images

  • The Greats: Free illustrations from great artists to change the world

Science Images