sometimes, google images is a quick and easy solution for finding images, but we should all know how to search (and find) the “special” ones, the “special” images… 🙂
here, a list of some image sources we found for you.
thank you very much!
treasures: our tops of the tops
> the commons (on flickr): from the world’s public photography archives.
> retronaut’s time capsules: see the past like you wouldn’t believe.
> the metropolitan museum of art collection online // nice article here
> public domain review: beautiful vintage images collection
> stextures:thousands of high-quality stock textures and images that you can use anywhere
> wikimedia commons the open source images library of wikipedia
> the new york public library: digitalized original images from books, magazines and newspapers, mostly created before 1923.
> the internet archive:no-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music and more
> europeana collections:a lot of images, books, artworks, videos and sounds from Europe
> medieval and renaissance material culture: occupations, clothing, animals, tools, utensils, games, pastimes, crime, punishment… from the middle ages + renaissance!
> world digital library: search by place, time, topic, type of item… <3
other treasures: by google
> google art project: artworks, high-res + walk-through museums feature!
> world wonders project: explore historic sites as if you were there.
> historic moments: stories behind significant moments in human history.
cool sites with more “contemporary” visuals…
> unsplash photo archive: super photographs
> booooooom (7 “o”): beautiful instagram collection
> pixabay.com: free high res images, free videos as well!
> morguefile.com: high res stock photos by creatives for creatives!
> foter.com: free for non commercial use. “buildings” section is great.
> everystockphoto.com: a serch engine for free images or wirth a specific licence.
> superfamous: hi-res images
> picjumbo: totally free pics just for you
> im creator: some free, some not, but worth it!
> gratisography: super nice images
and here’s an article on some other websites…