Michigan's Ploud Home

Free

I. (modern photos; no attribution required; this is the good stuff)

II. (SERVICES THAT CHARGE A SMALL FEE OR SOMETIMES REQUIRE ATTRIBUTION)

iii. (PRIMARILY ART IMAGES FROM WORLD-FAMOUS MUSEUMS)

  • UCLA LibraryAlthough material may be copyrighted, more and more institutions are making their image collections freely available online. See:

Low-Cost

These services allow you to purchase pay-as-you go credits (often in small credit packs) for a dollar or two per image.

Library Logos

Need a logo? Try these sources which sell them for approximately $1 - $30 a piece.

Graphics Editing Software

No budget for graphics editing? Here are some great, free online tools that don't even require you to remember a username and password.

  • Canva - Don't miss this resource! A subscription account will allow you to develop your own branding standards but even a free account will allow you to create a range of graphics and size them perfectly for your website, social media outlets, flyers, and more.
  • Pixlr
  • Fotor
  • Photoshop Express Editor

Ploud-Specific Tools

In order to obtain the correct aspect ratio (16:9) for carousels, you need to adjust your photos. Here are free tools that will allow you to do that.