Photos For Artists

Free reference photos for artists to paint or draw

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to enlarge the photos?

Yes. Click on any thumbnail photo to open the full size photo page, then press f11 on your keyboard for full view. Click on the photo again to fill the screen and, if you wish to zoom in on the detail, click again for the fullest size image. To return from the full page view click on f11 again.

Can I use the photos for a purpose other than as reference for a painting?

Yes, but you will need to contact us with the details of your proposed use, so that we can discuss terms for a limited use copyright licence. Any copyright infringement will be dealt with, using any legal means necessary. However, you may view the photos in a digital picture frame providing they are not altered in any way. You may not, in any circumstances, alter the photos in any way, nor resell or publish them. Please read our Terms and Conditions for full details.

Can I publish your photos on my website?

No. Nor may your publish our photos anywhere else. These photos are to be used as reference for original paintings or drawings. Should you wish to use the photos for a purpose other than as reference for an original painting or drawing please contact us at to discuss your proposed use.

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