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.”

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