Free Stock Photography – From the Smithsonian!


Good news for lazy bloggers like me! Now the Wikimedia Commons is not the only source for FREE PHOTOGRAPHY you can put on your blog! Thanks to the U.S. Federal government you can have access to almost 7,000 high quality pictures that you already paid for with your tax dollars.

These photos, with a watermark, are easily available through this flickr site. You can download high resolution copies of the images here. But before you download, read the fine print – Smithsonian has a copyright notice on their site, even though “works of the United States Government are in the public domain.” In any case, this looks like a wonderful resource.

Previously: Library of Congress photography archive