Free photos for commercial use

Quickly finding free pictures to use on a website is more complicated than one would think. Most professional photo sites offer a huge collection of pictures. These pictures are cheap and of good quality but I had a hard time finding something equivalent for free even in the case of commercial use. After a long unsuccessful search, I found this excellent website: It contains about 2000 high quality professional pictures, browseable with a search engine. It's free for commercial and non commercial uses, the website and photographers make money thanks to ads revenue.

Answer under the question: example

This article was first written in January 2004 for
the BeezNest technical website (
You should always try to answer right under the question when replying to an e-mail. This is only to ensure maximum readability, which is the goal of what you write. Here is a (fake) short example: 1) No! 2) I've been there on holiday once.


During the event Journées du Libre in Brussels last week, somebody came up with a great decorative apetizer idea for Linux events. Check out the pictures on the original site here I took the liberty to copy them over here, just in case they would be lost and without backup :-) The main components are a carrot, olives and small goat cheese balls.

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