Stock Photos

Stock photography sites are often a great way to acquire photos for design projects that would normally be difficult to obtain. Some stock photos are free, while others require payment. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the various restrictions that apply to any given image. Below is a list of various stock photo sites available on the web.

In a student portfolio you should strive to use original imagery and avoid stock photography. Each designer has their own unique style, but when stock photography is used it diminishes the originality of the work.

Stock Photo Resources