This Is The Free Image License To Look For

Last Update: April 23, 2017

I know many members are always asking where to find free images. And by doing a search here you'll find plenty of resources. But even free images can get you in some trouble because many are still copyrighted.

So what you want to look for when sourcing out a completely free image is what's called a cc0 licence - that's Creative Commons Zero Licence.

With a cc0 licence you can do pretty much anything with it. Here's a link to Creative Commons regarding the licence: https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/


99% of the images I use I buy or create - but every now and then I do use cc0. And The place I find cc0 licences for images is at https://www.pexels.com/

Here's the link to more information about a cc0 licence if you need it:

https://www.pexels.com/photo-license/

Hope this helps
I believe in you

Leo

NOTE: Please be sure of the usage available for any images you use - cc0 or otherwise.

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Gunnertwist Premium
Thanks for the info Leo, much appreciated :)
I was using pixabay, but I found that the images still had a higher CC licence. So I really appreciate this info. Thanks

Carl
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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justcruzin Premium
Thank you Leo, that is what I am looking for this very moment.
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leoemery Premium
Cool, perfect timing then
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Alan Hocking Premium
Excellent information.

Thanks Leo! :)
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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Hofmeister Premium
Thanks Leo.
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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alsontann Premium
I'm wondering if the images on www.pixabay.com are CC0 licensed? The website says that the images are royalty free, is it the same as a CC0 license? Thanks for the help!
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leoemery Premium
When you find an image - the licensing information is to the right of the image
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alsontann Premium
Thanks, as long as the license has a CC0, then it is definitely a free image to use however way you like. Thanks for the help.
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