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Written by Dave Peterson

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Pictures are used to illustrate the things we can’t put in words. Pictures are also used to make an article or publication more interesting. When using images in such works, one has to make sure that the said images are free to use to avoid legal battles over copyright issues and such. Here is a selection of a variety of photos from different sources that one can use without any ramifications. They have been listed in categories and their links listed. They include:

Architecture – Free images for any use on the internet

Neoclassical Architecture

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In the mid-18th century, a neoclassical movement of architects introduced the neoclassical type architecture. The low memorial library at Columbia University is among the best examples of this type of architecture. The university is in New York City

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=168056&picture=columbia-university

Ancient Greek Architecture

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In 900 BC Greek architects from the mainland flourished by designing such buildings and temples. This small Greek temple in Corfu is a small taste of what the ancient Greek architecture has to offer.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=2881&picture=greek-temple

Gothic Architecture

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The Westminster abbey is a perfect example of Gothic architecture in existence. Located in the city of Westminster, London it attracts lots of visitors as it is the final resting place for pioneers such as Charles Darwin

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=8050&picture=westminster-abbey-architecture

Modern era Architecture

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The Walt Disney concert hall in Los Angeles, California is a modern building. The modern architecture displayed is appealing to the eye.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=157919&picture=walt-disney-concert-hall

Gothic Revival Architecture

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This picture best displays the Gothic Revival type of architecture. It is a photo taken at the Gothic Quarter in Spain’s capital Barcelona.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=210849&picture=gothic-quarter

Famous Landmarks – Free images for any use on the internet
The Tower Bridge

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This is a picture of the well light tower bridge at night. The bridge is located in London and is well known as it is an iconic marker for London

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=8250&picture=tower-bridge-at-night

Seven Stars hotel

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This is a photo of the luxurious Seven Stars hotel in Dubai. The hotel is famous for looking like a sail ship. It is surrounded by the ocean waters and is on a beach.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=22480&picture=the-seven-stars-hotel

The Statue of Liberty

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This is a picture of the massive sculpture of Lady Liberty. The Statue of Liberty is located in New York

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=203278&picture=statue-of-liberty

Mt Rushmore

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This is a massive sculpture of Former American presidents carved into Mt Rushmore. The Mount Rushmore National memorial also has a museum

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=215229&picture=mount-rushmore

Flatiron building

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Human creativity is a marvel as clearly illustrated by this photo of the flatiron building. This intriguing building is located in Manhattan New York

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=165259&picture=flatiron-building

Big Ben – Free images for any use on the internet

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This is a picture of the Great bell of clock. It is located in London and is commonly referred to as Big Ben

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=141320&picture=big-ben-and-sky

Leaning tower of Pisa

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This is a picture of the leaning tower of Pisa. The tower has a bell that was used by a catholic cathedral in the past

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=177647&picture=leaning-tower-of-pisa

Eiffel Tower – Free images for any use on the internet

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This is a picture of the Eiffel Tower captured at night. It is the icon of France and is located in its capital Paris

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=177178&picture=eiffel-tower-at-night

Paris Ferris wheel

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This is a photo of world famous Paris Ferris Wheel. It is 60 meters high and is considered a major symbol for Paris.

Golden Gate Bridge

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This is a picture of the world famous Golden Gate Bridge. Located in the Bay Area of California it is well known as one of the longest bridges in the world

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=132016&picture=golden-gate-bridge

Hollywood Sign

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Welcome to Hollywood is what comes to mind when you see this picture. The Hollywood sign is among the world’s most famous signs for it has featured in countless movies.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=129547&picture=hollywood-sign

Las Vegas welcome sign

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This is a picture of the world famous Las Vegas welcome sign. This is famous sign is well light at night.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=79048&picture=las-vegas-7

Empire State Building

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This is a photo captured from the Empire State Building. The tourist binoculars are a major landmark in New York City.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=161476&picture=tourist-binoculars

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Flower and Butterfly

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This is a picture that is best used as a background. The flowers are complimented by the peach color of the butterfly.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=18882&picture=background-with-flower-and-butterfly

Sunflower

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This is a picture of a bright yellow sunflower leaning on a fence. A blue skyline is visible on a fairly cloudy but sunny afternoon.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=17016&picture=sunflower

Monarch butterfly – Free images for any use on the internet

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This is a photo of a monarch butterfly. The photo also illustrates an orange Mexican sunflower. The background is blurry to focus on the butterfly and flower.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=7126&picture=monarch-butterfly

Yellow sunflower

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This is a close up picture of a yellow sunflower. The photo uses the green color of landscape as the background

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=17016&picture=sunflower

Lady bird

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This is a rare photo of a Lady bird. The illusive insect is on a pink calla flower. The close up allows us to see well defined features of the insect.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=2454&picture=lady-bug

Bouquet of red roses

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This is a photo of a bouquet of red roses. The red color of the flowers is highlighted by the use of a white background.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=215991&picture=red-roses-white-background

Objects – Free images for any use on the internet
Ford Mustang

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This picture is of a true gem, Ford Mustang Boss 302. This is a 2012 model and it is considered to be one of the best in the American muscle type of vehicles.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=208727&picture=ford-mustang-gt-front-side

Chevrolet Camaro

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This photo is of an orange 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z. The photo show cases the quality features of the classic muscle car.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=6920&picture=classic-muscle

Yellow Taxi – Free images for any use on the internet

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This is a photo of a yellow taxi cab. In New York a large number of taxis are yellow.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=6368&picture=new-york-taxi

Ceramic cups

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This is a picture of ceramic cups hanged in a row. The cups are hanging on a wooden frame complimenting the cups’ color

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=14460&picture=hanging-cups

Bike rider M Choi

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This is a photo of popular bike rider M Choi on his Suzuki GSXR600. He is navigating a bend during the world super sport championship

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=2378&picture=m-choi-motorcycle-racer

F1 racing car

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This is a photo of an F1 racing car. This picture was taken as the car was taking part in a race

Range Rover

This is a close up picture of popular car brand Range Rover.  The black car is placed in a black background to enhance its slick features.

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Red tractor

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This is a photo of a red tractor hauling fruits harvested from the farm. The photo also captures a barn in the background

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=195002&picture=tractor-with-pumpkins

Police helicopter

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This is a photo of a blue police helicopter. The photo was captured when the craft was in the air against a blue sky

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=10723&picture=police-helicopter

Space Shuttle Atlantis

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This is a photo of the space shuttle Atlantis taken before launch. The photo captures the complex structure that holds the shuttle as it’s prepared for launch

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=180444&picture=space-shuttle-atlantis

Hat and flip flops

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This is a setup picture of a hat and flip flops on the beach. The photo focuses on the objects but also highlights the ocean in the background.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=21489&picture=hat-and-flip-flops-on-the-beach
Boat – Free images for any use on the internet

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This is a beautiful picture of a boat on docked on a beach. The Caribbean beach is full of palm trees and clear blue ocean waters

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=207049&picture=boat-in-caribbean

Animals – Free images for any use on the internet
Zebra

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This is a portrait picture of a zebra. The background is blacked out to enhance the white strips of the zebra

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=95932&picture=zebra

Herd of Bison

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This is a photo of a herd of Bison moving slowly through the snow. The bison has a cow like appearance

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=210256&picture=bison

Swan in autumn

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This is a photo of an elegant swan captured in autumn. The majestic bird is taking a swim in the warm waters of a lake

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=98938&picture=swan-in-autumn

German shepherd

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This is a portrait picture of a black German shepherd. The dog is out doors and it’s snowy

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=210555&picture=german-shepherd

The British shorthair cat

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This is a photo of a cat. The cat is a domestic type of cat known as the British shorthair cat.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=9822&picture=british-shorthair

Cows grazing

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This is a picture of cows grazing on a pasture lands in Australia. The photo also captures a house and mountain range in the background

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=60614&picture=cows-cow-pasture-austria

Silhouette of an elephant

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This is a silhouette picture of an elephant. The picture also features a landscape silhouette and an orange sky as the sun is setting

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=204519&picture=elephant-sunset-silhouette

Swan in lake

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This is a photo of a swan swimming in a lake. The picture captures the mesmerizing colors of the swan as the water surface acts as a reflector

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=7277&picture=swan-on-lake

Leopard cub

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This is a photo of a sleeping leopard cub in a zoo. The photo clearly captures the animal’s spots

 

Sumatran tiger

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This is a portrait picture of the Sumatran tiger. The animal is laying down on grass

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=32806&picture=tiger-cub-portrait

Foods – Free images for any use on the internet
Pizza

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This is a picture of freshly baked pizza. Pizza is flatbread topped with tomato sauce and cheese baked in an oven.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=31181&picture=pizza-in-mauritius

Fresh fruit vendor

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This is a picture of a fresh fruit vendor at the local market.  Her cart is full of different and freshly picked fruit.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=129981&picture=food-vendor-a

Kare Kare – Free images for any use on the internet

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This is a picture of Kare Kare. It is a thick stew made from an assortment of meats and peanut sauce.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=153061&picture=kare-kare

Loco Moco

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This is a picture of Loco Moco. It is a traditional meal in Hawaii. It is a combination of rice meat patty and a fried egg.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=15348&picture=loco-moco-hawaiian-food

Chicken

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This is a picture of pieces of chicken on a grill. Chicken is a world renowned for its tender meat and deliciousness. It’s an ideal choice to serve at barbecues

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=120301&picture=chicken-on-the-barbecue

Shiitake don

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This is a picture of the delicious shiitake don. This is a dish that consists of rice and shiitake mushrooms

 

Siomai Dimsum – Free images for any use on the internet

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This is a photo of Siomai Dimsum. This is a Philippine version of Chinese dumplings. The dumplings are filled with either shrimp or pork

 

Burger

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This is a picture of a royal burger with a side serving of meat and coleslaw. The burger has lettuce and bacon on the patty

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=153354&picture=hamburger-royal

Grapes and cheese

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This is a picture of grapes and cheese. The roses are used to create a pleasing view of the two.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=145767&picture=cheese-and-grapes

Dong Po Rou

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This is a photo of Chinese delicacy Dong Po Rou. The dish is mainly pork belly. The meat should have an equal ratio of lean meat and fat

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=21444&picture=dong-po-rouchinese-food

Sports – Free images for any use on the internet
Bowling

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This is a photo of a lady bowling. This is an indoor sport where one rolls the ball to strike 10 pins.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=10627&picture=lady-bowling

American football

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This is a photo of two football players during a game. The game is known as American football to the world but is commonly known as football among Americans

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=100996&picture=youth-football

Horse racing

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This is a photo of a racing horse. The horse is being taken around the track by his jockey before the race.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=98469&picture=horse-back-riders

 

Tennis

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This is a photo of a tennis player in action. The photo highlights proper clothing and equipment needed to play tennis such as the racket and sneakers

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=163739&picture=tennis-player-returns-serve

Surfing

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This is a photo of a surfer on a surf board. The picture shows the surfer guiding his board on water looking for a wave to ride.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=19936&picture=surfer

Cycling

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This is a photo of a cyclist. The picture captures the cyclist in a race. The cyclist is using a bike and gas on proper cycling boots.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=166528&picture=cyclist-on-the-road

Baseball

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This is a photo of a baseball catcher during a game. The catcher is supposed to catch the ball from the pitcher.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=171690&picture=baseball-catcher-giving-target

Motocross

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This is a picture of a motocross biker. Motocross is a racing sport where bikers compete on motorcycles in a closed course

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=147295&picture=motocross-biker

Nature – Free images for any use on the internet
Tea plantation

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This is a picture of a tea plantation. It showcases nature’s ability to provide foods and beverages for humans and animals alike.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=212592&picture=tea-plantation

Tree silhouette

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This is a picture of a tree captured at sunset. Nature’s elements combine to make this aesthetically pleasing silhouette.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=215500&picture=sunset-tree-silhouette

Beach

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This photo was taken from a beach. Small hills, the ocean and few human contraptions help bring out natures serenity

River

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This photo captures fern and other assortments of plants next to a river. This picture can be used to show case how different elements of nature interact

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=31893&picture=fern

Stream

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The picture captures a small stream flowing down a rocky terrain. It also shows the green plant cover nature provides.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=49315&picture=nature

Beach and palm trees

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This photo captures human interaction with nature. The palm trees cover the beach houses giving it a natural appeal

 

Ocean

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This is a photo of the sunset captured by the ocean shore. This photo easily showcases the beauty of Mother Nature’s elements.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=46961&picture=nature

River

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Nature’s beauty can’t be rivaled. This is a picture of a river which cuts through a forest. Trees both standing and fallen and a cloudy sky bring out natures glamour

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=139194&picture=northern-russia

 

Path – Free images for any use on the internet

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In life not many experiences can beat what nature offers. The photo captures what I would say is a perfect getaway from the city life. The photo captures Trees and plants all round this earth road to makes this a perfect description of human interaction with nature

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=191665&picture=way
Cut tree

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This is a vivid picture of a cut down tree and green vegetation around it. The picture captures nature’s destruction by man but also depicts the undeniable beauty that is nature.

http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=36227&picture=nature

 

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Digital Photography – A Wide Scope for Business

 

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Dave Peterson

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Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible.

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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