Here are some of the sites I found for images that you can use for your projects. The sites generally have images that are copyright free or have Creative Commons rights assigned to them.
- From Search Engine Journal: 10 Places to Find Free Images Online and Make Your Content More Linkable
- From About.com’s Web Search: Thirty Free Image Resources on the Web: Where to Find Free Images
- From Wikimedia Commons
- From Creative Commons Search: Note their warning: “Do not assume that the results displayed in this search portal are under a CC license. You should always verify that the work is actually under a CC license by following the link.”
- Archive.org for other kinds of media like, audio and video.
- The Library of Congress DigitalCollection and Services has lots of great public domain images that are free to use.
- Here’s the National Library of Ireland Image Catalogue
- An easy way to find images in Google or Flickr is to use the search term: “SUBJECT creative commons images”.
If you find other good resources leave a comment with a link.