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There are two ways to search for images, videos and music with a Creative Commons license. 

1) You can search here for content with a Creative Commons license. 

2) But there also a lot of websites with free materials: see below for a list with websites CC licensed photos.

Since 2007 TU Delft is involved in Open Education. To assist the lecturers with the copyright issues a Roadmap is created with the most important questions about copyright. In the roadmap you can find this information and more websites with free images and videos. 

If you want a copy of the Roadmap, send an email to 

Websites with CC licensed photos

You can search through thousands of free (CC0 licensed) stock photos.

ANYONE, by which we mean commercial and non-commercial alike, can use images in an online setting, providing they provide attribution to the image and a link back to (either the image or the main site). Under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Free stockphotos under CC BY 2.5

Stockmedia is a collection of free creative commons stock images. The images were taken specifically for stock photo use and come from a single known source so we can guarantee their CC license. Many of the images are exclusive to the site and not available anywhere else under CC BY 3.0

Videezy is the place to share your Free HD Stock Videos, b-roll, backgrounds, and other cool free video footage. Here you can explore and discuss the footage of other videographers from around the world, or just find that perfect little cutaway for your next big project. read each license carefully and if there is a README file attached to the download, please follow those terms, as they are specific (and final) to that particular file.

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All photos on Pexels are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

Free high-resolution photos. All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero.

Verzamelwebsite free high quality stockfoto’s CC 0.

After registering, you can search and download free stock photography (2400x1600 resolution) with no copyright restrictions, Membership also gives you access to the Lightbox feature and other goodies.

Free photos in the public domain (no copyright restrictions) or Creative Commons license. Site now owned by Shutterstock, whose for-pay images may show up in searches but are clearly watermarked.

Although small, the Image*After database contains some excellent works (photos and textures) that are free with no copyright restrictions. Supported by advertisements from for-pay sites.

Developed in 1998 for artists, developers, teachers and students, the free photos are offered under Creative Commons licenses.

At the world's largest community of artists, you'll find all forms of art, including photography. Most photos are free with no copyright restriction. On home page, click on "Photography" under "Category." If you seek the strikingly unusual, you'll likely find it here.

Quality of the free images here is worth the price of admission: registration. Add free photos to your shopping cart in the regular way, but at checkout all you'll see are some lovely zeros for price.

The title says it all: free, public domain photos without copyright restriction unless you intend to use them commercially, when a model or property release may be required. Registration required.

Small selection but the price is right (free) as well as the usage (no restrictions). Registration not required and resolutions large enough for quality work.

Another site acquired by Dreamstime, whose for-pay photos will be at top of every results page. Scroll down for the free images. No copyright restrictions.

Large database (nearly 700,000) of quality work that can be used in any manner. Now owned and operated by Dreamstime, you must register with your email. Searches will return mixture of free and for-pay stock.

We are a free stock photo community where photographers & artists can share their own photos and artwork with people from all over the world.

Search millions of Creative Commons photos and add them to your blog posts easily.

500px allows our users to use Creative Commons licenses.

This collection of photos is for anyone to use in just about any way the’d like. The photos themselves are still the intellectual property of their respective owners and you are merely receiving permission to use them in your projects.

Are you looking for fabulous free stock images? Rgbstock has a huge number of high quality free stock photos and dazzling free graphics for illustrations, wallpapers and backgrounds. You need to register but then it is free to use.

All photos on Skitterphoto are public domain. This means that all photos are free to use for any purpose. You may download and edit photos and even use them commercially. Browse our categories or search by keywords.

Pickupimage is the largest collections of free photographs. Free download high quality premium free stock images, public domain photos.

FREE Hi-Res photos for your personal & commercial use. Attribution not required!

Free Photos (Public Domain Photos),stock Photos, Clipart, images, and Vectors A large Public Domain photo repository with high resolution free photos and vectors. All copyright free stock photos and royalty free photos, and CC0 Photos.

Free photos for personal and commercial use.

Free stockphotos.

Free stock photos and videos.

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