Image Editing

Big Huge Labs: http://bighugelabs.com
iPiccy: http://ipiccy.com/

Images

Single works may be used in their entirety, but no more than five images by a single artist or photographer may be used - unless using Creative Commons or similarly-licensed images.

Advanced Searching

Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/?
Google: http://www.google.com/advanced_image_search?hl=en

Image Libraries

(from http://www.freetech4teachers.com/)
  • Pics4Learningis a safe, free image library for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and images for classrooms, multimedia projects, web sites, videos, portfolios, or any other project in an educational setting.
  • New York Public Library Galleryprovides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
  • Morgue File provides free photos with license to remix. The Morgue File photo collection contains thousands of images that anyone can use for free in academic or commercial presentations. The image collection can be searched by subject category, image size, color, or rating.
  • William Vann's EduPic Graphical Resource provides free photographs and drawings for teachers and students to use in their classrooms. Mr. Vann is an amateur photograph (a good one at that) and a teacher. Mr. Vann gives permission to teachers and students to use the images in any manner needed for instructional and learning purposes.
  • The World Images Kiosk hosted by San Jose State Universityoffers more than 75,000 images that teachers and students can use in their academic projects. All of the images can be used under a Creative Commons license that requires you to give proper attribution when necessary. You can find images by using the search box or you can browse through more than 800 portfolios and groups organized by subject.
  • ImageBase is a personal project of professional photographer David Niblack. ImageBase contains more than one hundred pages of images that Mr. Niblack has released for free reuse and redistribution. In fact, the top of the ImageBase site says "treat like public domain."
  • Photos 8 is a great place to find thousands of images that are in the public domain. These images can be used in any way that you and your students see fit. There are twenty-two categories of images of which the largest collections are of animals, birds, and sunsets.
  • Animal Photos is a great source of Creative Commons licensed photos of animals. All of the photos are categorized by animal. Each image indicates the type of Creative Commons license associated with the picture. Animal Photos also offers advice on giving attribution for each photo.
  • Wylio is an image search engine designed to help bloggers and others quickly find, cite, and use Creative Commons licensed images. Wylio results only return images that are listed with a Creative Commons license. Wylio makes it easy to give proper attribution to the creator of the image by providing you with html code that includes attribution. All you have to do is copy the code and paste it into your blog post or webpage.

Music

Students may use 10% or 30 seconds (whichever is less) of a musical composition.

Discovery Education Streaming: http://discoveryeducation.com - over 3,000 sound effects (requires school account)
ccMixter - http://ccmixter.org/
Free Sound Effects: http://www.audiomicro.com/free-sound-effects (requires creation of a free account)
Partners in Rhyme: http://partnersinrhyme.com/ - Royalty Free Music and Sound Effects
Jamendo: http://www.jamendo.com/en/
Musopen: http://www.musopen.com/ - Free classical music, searchable by composer, genre, form, instrument, performer, and period

Video Clips

Students may use 10% or 3 minutes (whichever is less) of "motion media."