Bob Meetin wrote: > also add www.bigstockphoto.com to the list. I think both bigstockphoto > and istockphoto use a token system. they are really inexpensive and for > web use you rarely need anything larger than the smallest version. > depending on the stock house you might want to read the usage rights. > some of the more specific houses like coloradoimage (really superb work) > cost a few dollars more and are more demanding in usage rights. > > info at designbychen.com wrote: >> Some resources for finding architecture and art: >> >> - Clip art software (often has these types of images) >> - Flickr (look for images that are ok to use under the CC license for your >> purposes) >> - istockphoto.com (relatively inexpensive, but quality images) >> >> Most images in books are copyrighted by the photographer or agency, I >> believe. >> >> Hope this helps. >> >> Peter >> >> >>> Hello, >>> >>> I'm building a web site presently and I need to know what images I can >>> safely use. I would like to use photographs of different works of ancient >>> art and architecture, perhaps scanned from a book. Does anyone know what >>> the rules are concerning this? Perhaps where I can go to get >>> information? What images are safe to use? >>> >>> Any information would be greatly appreciated. >>> >>> --Andrew >>> >> >> > > I've always liked stock.xchng http://www.sxc.hu/ The site is simple and has some good images and the usage info is right next to the image.