Royalty Free Image Supplier Sites

On this page you’ll find information about royalty free images, many of them are free to download. They can be particularly useful for etching, tear away and photopolymer plates. Content checked June 2020.

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Clipart Etc

Free clipart for students and teachers.

Dover Publications

Hundreds of books with royalty free images, many come with a cd of images. Lots of subjects covered. Great newsletter with a free image sampler every week.


Register for free and access royalty free photos, pay once for the photo.

Free Digital Photos

Download free and premium stock photos and illustrations for websites, advertising materials, newspapers, magazines, ebooks, book covers and pages, music artwork, software applications and much more. All their free images are of high quality, produced by their community of professional stock photographers and digital illustrators.


Buy images for a reasonable price, no ongoing royalties.

Lace Images: Artwork for Scrapbooks and Fabric-transfer Crafts (Memories of a Lifetime)

This is one book in a whole series of royalty free artwork books.

Open Clip Art Library

This project aims to create an archive of clip art that can be used for free for any use.


Over 1.4 million royalty free stock photos and videos shared by a generous community.

Shutterstock Images

Shutterstock is the largest subscription-based stock photo agency in the world. No royalties. 

Wikimedia Commons

Media files that can be freely used.