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Photo Resources for Genealogists

Photos add flair to your blog and your genealogy projects. The list of tools below can assist you in tapping your creativity as well as protecting photos against copying by others.

Freebble - free icons, templates, vector graphics

Check out the Pattern Library - free background patterns for your blog or website!

Library of Congress Offers a New Collection of Depression Era Photographs | Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter free stock photos free stock photos

Top 10 copyright free free image sources for bloggers

Kirsty Girl: Top 10 Copyright Free Image Sources for Bloggers

Flowchart: Can You Use That Copyrighted Picture?

Flowchart: Can You Use That Copyrighted Picture?
  • GeneaBloggers

    I left this comment with the creator of the flowchart: There are some inaccuracies in the flowchart especially the advice on using an image if the creator has died. Unless the photographer created the image as a work for hire (in which case the newspaper or other venue holds the copyright), the copyright could still be held by the creator's heirs - up to 70 years after the death of the creator. See

  • GeneaBloggers

    A good resource for navigating the intricacies of US Copyright law is the Digital Copyright Slider developed by the American Library Association :

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Pexels – is a site which provides a continual source of Creative Commons pictures

Free Photos That Don't Suck · Pexels

8 Unique Places to Find Quality Free Photos

8 Unique Places to Find Quality Free Photos – Function

Jpeg and PNG file batch loss less optimization application | Antelope - Voralent Computer Solutions

tiny png: Shrink PNG files Advanced lossy compression for PNG images that preserves full alpha transparency.

TinyPNG – Compress PNG images while preserving transparency

Vintage and Modern Free Public Domain Images Archive Download - Public Domain Images | Free Stock Photos

FotoTagger – Easily Tag Your Desktop Photos

FotoTagger – Easily Tag Your Desktop Photos

5 Websites To Cut And Re-size Your Images In 3 Easy Steps