One of the questions I’m asked most often is where to find images for your blog (or Facebook, Pinterest, or any other popular social platform). Here’s a quick reference list. Bookmark and Pin this page to refer to it often!
Where to Find Images to Use On Your Blog or Facebook
- Morgue File (public domain photos)
- NYPL Digital Gallery
- Flikr Commons (be sure to check the Creative Commons limitations and remember that if you make money from your blog, you fall under commercial use!)
- Stock Exchange
Where to Make Your Own Pictures and Memes for Your Blog and Social Media
Tools to Create Flashier Mobile Photos (on Instagram Too!)
What are your favorite places to find images?
What are your favorite apps for mobile photo editing?
More Articles About Finding and Using Pictures
- Copyright Law for Blog (And Facebook) Images
- A Few More Links For Copyright Information
- Can I Legally Use Company Logos on My Couponing Blog?
- Copyright Fair Use and Online Images
Don’t miss our guest post from Sara Hawkins about copyright issues associated with finding and using images. Sara is a lawyer and blogger who not only has a successful personal blog (Saving For Someday), but also a professional blog where she shares important information about the laws that apply to bloggers and how to ensure you’re within those laws so you don’t lose your page via a DMCA complaint.