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    • Robm1955
    • By Robm1955 10th Oct 18, 9:19 AM
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    Free Photos
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    Free Photos 10th Oct 18 at 9:19 AM
    Can anyone recommend a site where I can download photos of celebrity pop/rock stars for free. I checked out a few free sites, but they don't have the photos I want. I'm looking for ones like David Bowie, Bob Marley, Elvis etc. I've an idea for a digital art project, but I need some good photos first. They don't need to be excellent, as long as it's obvious who they are.
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 10th Oct 18, 7:50 PM
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    Google. Click the images link.
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    • Chino
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    Google. Click the images link.
    Originally posted by forgotmyname
    If the OP's digital art project will be on public display, this won't be much help because the OP would want a source of images that can be used with the copyright holder's permission.
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 11th Oct 18, 9:55 AM
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    https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/
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    • By Andy L 11th Oct 18, 10:02 AM
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    • 11th Oct 18, 10:02 AM
    If the OP's digital art project will be on public display, this won't be much help because the OP would want a source of images that can be used with the copyright holder's permission.
    Originally posted by Chino
    You can filter by usage rights on google image search
    • abssorb
    • By abssorb 11th Oct 18, 11:06 AM
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    • 11th Oct 18, 11:06 AM
    As everyone has said - Google image search is amazing, but just in case you've never used it (guessing this because you asked where to find images )

    Go to google.co.uk, enter bob marley and hit search. Then click "Images" in the row below the search bar. Explore the options, such as Tools / Size / Large.

    All of the results will be subject to licence, even if you change them. It's a bit of a minefield. Someone made a flow-chart:
    https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/qxptplnxqtrhme965gal.jpg
    • Robm1955
    • By Robm1955 13th Oct 18, 10:19 AM
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    • 13th Oct 18, 10:19 AM
    Thanks for the replies. I do know how to use Google, but I thought someone might know a good website, without, as you say, searching through a mine field. The flow chart is very handy, as I will be changing the image, but in a way the person will still be recognized.
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