Say Cheese! Ever since I became an author, I've had to use pictures for everything! My blog, my website, promotional badges, promotional videos, book trailers ... the list goes on. So, finding a good place online can be time consuming. That's why I stepped in today to tell you of FREE places to find pictures online. If you don't think it's important to use royalty free images and to just copy/paste, you better think differently. Read this from author Roni Loren: Bloggers Beware: You Can Get Sued for Using Pics on Your Blog
I do not work for or represent these places in any way. I've just stumbled upon them and find them useful sites.
1. Open Clip Art
2. Wikepedia Commons - a database of freely used media files
3. Stock XChg - the leading source of free stock photos
4. 20 Free Online Stock Videos - an article that shares 20 different places
5. Stock Vault
6. Creative Commons - Search for free photos or videos from several public domains
7. Free Digital Photos - an extensive selection of free photos
8. Dreamtime - Offers free weekly photos for download.
9. Free Photos Bank
10. Free Stock Photos
11. Photo Pin
Happy picture hunting!
Melinda is a contemporary romance author represented by Dawn Dowdle of Blue Ridge Literary Agency. You can find her on the web at www.melindadozier.com. Both her novels are available at all ebook retailers: Breaking the Rules from Crimson Romance and Love and Other Games from Swoon Romance.