Finding and using free Creative Commons images

You need to make sure you have permission to use any image in your own stories. If you've paid for an image from a stock image library or taken it yourself then you should be OK (as long as any people in your photo are OK about you displaying them in your content).

However, this means that you CANNOT simply Google search for and download an image because you do not own nor have the owner's permission to use it.

There are online sources of free images and the most popular is Creative Commons which has a handy Creative Commons Search Site.

Please always check and comply with the usage/permission info included with each photo (eg some may require you providing the photographer a mention).

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