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http://www.cooliris.com
#images
#photos
Cool Iris provides a great application for viewing images on Google, Flickr and other sites. You can also view the images on your computer in the same way.
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http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=92755126-a008-49b3-b3f4-6f33852af9c1&DisplayLang=en
#movie
#video
#photo
Microsoft's Photostory is a great piece of software to make video presentations from photos. Designed for XP, but works on newer Windows as well.
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http://www.photosnack.com/
#photo
#image
#slideshow
#embed
A great looking tool to make impressive photo slideshows. Embed them onto a website or share the link to see them online.
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http://tiltshiftmaker.com/
#photo
Make a tilt shift photo where objects and people look miniature. I love this effect. Your class will have great fun playing with this tool and making art.
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http://gallery.sytes.org
#flickr
#photo
#search
A simple photo search of flickr sorted by attributes, such as 'zigzag' and 'spiral.' Results do not seem to be censored for children to use.
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www.stupeflix.com
#slideshow
#video
#presentation
#photo
Create slideshows of photos online without signing up or in. A good alternative to Microsoft's PhotoStory, but with some limitations.

www.picfindr.com
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A search engine for copyright free images.
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http://www.picnik.com/
#photo
#image
#slideshow
A website where you edit, upload and store photos. You can make a slideshow of your photos. Basics are free, but a 'paid for' option is available.
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http://www.fotobabble.com/
#photo
#image
#sound
#audio
Add sound to make an audio photo and share the link for others to view online or embed on your site.

www.myplick.com
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Make photos slides with sound easily with My Plick.

www.converttocartoon.com
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Convert a 'passport' photo of your children into a cartoon.
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http://www.greatis.com/utilities/posterit/
This downloadable tool allows you to print large images on multiple sheets of paper to create posters. Great for classroom displays.

http://www.googleimageslideshow.com/
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View a Google image search as a slideshow. A really nice way of finding want you are looking for.

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2008/08/london_from_above_at_night.html
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A collection of beautiful photos of London by night.
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http://uk.partnersinlearningnetwork.com/Resources/Pages/ArticleViewer.aspx?listname=ToolsAndPrograms&itemid=44
#collage
#photo
#art
Make amazing collages with just a few clicks with this great downloadable tool from Microsoft Research. Sign in required.
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http://www.thinglink.com/
#annotate
#link
#photo
A great site that lets users annotate photos and add links.
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http://www.photovisi.com/
#collage
#photo
#art
A beautifully made site for making photo collages online. Really easy and no sign in is required. Select a template, upload your photos and drag them to the place you want.
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http://www.photofilmstrip.org/
#movie
#video
#photo
A great download, similar to Microsoft's PhotoStory. Make videos from your photos. You can set random transitions or customise for the effect you want.
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http://www.jigsawplanet.com/
#photo
#image
#jigsaw
Assemble or create virtual jigsaws with your own photos and images. A great resource to hide clues, a twist on a multiple choice quiz or answers to homework.
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http://www.whatmakesme.com.au/whatmakesyou
#photo
#photocube
#embed
Make a photo cube which can also play music and videos. create and embed on your site. See my example athttp://www.whatmakesme.com.au/whatmakesus/cube/3169

3D & 360 images
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http://www.panoramas.dk/
#panoramic
#cities
#tour
#photo
#360
A great site containing hundreds of 360 degree panorama photos from all over the world.

http://www.360cities.net/
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View 360 panoramic photos from across the world and upload your own.

http://www.arounder.com/
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See 360 degree panoramic scenes from across the world, and even on Mars and on the Moon.

http://viewat.org/
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View At is a 360 panoramic photo site with views from around the world.
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http://360vr.com/
#panoramic
#cities
#tour
#photo
#360
A great site for finding panoramic photos of places and things from around the world.
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http://toursfromabove.com/
#panoramic
#cities
#tour
#photo
#360
View amazing 360 panoramic photos from above cities from around the world.
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http://www.3dtoad.com/
#3d
#image
#science
#art
A great site with hundreds of 3D images that you can rotate. Choose from science, computing, art and many more images.
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http://www.world-heritage-tour.org/earth/map.html
#history
#geography
#photo
#360
#panoramic
A collection of 360 degree photos of world heritage sites from across the globe.
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http://www.dermandar.com/create.php
#photo
#360
#panoramic
#creator
This is a very useful site where you can upload a panoramic photo to produce an interactive 360 degree viewer. Share online or embed on your site. Check out the hundreds of 360 photos made by other users.

Clip Art
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http://www.openclipart.org/
#clipart
#images
A good free clipart library with lots of pics suitable for schools.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/back-to-school-with-office-clip-art-and-media-HA010237914.aspx
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Microsoft's Clipart collection for schools.

www.school-clip-art.com
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A site full of free clip art for schools.

http://www.clker.com/
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Clker is a site with a great bank of clip art of every kind.

http://bevevans22.posterous.com/
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A blog site from Bev Evans (twitter@bevevans22
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) with some of the best educational clipart on the internet.


Gif Image Files - See ICT & Web Tools

Image Drawing & Editors
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http://www.getpaint.net/
#image
#photo
#imageeditor
Paint.net is the best free photo/image editor I've ever used. Easy to use and lots of functions. A must have! Follow the links on the website to download the latest version.

www.livebrush.com
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A superb downloadable drawing program which make even me look like an artist.

www.sumopaint.com/app
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Sumopaint is a great web tool for editing and creating images and photos. It simple, easy to use and the children in my class use it all the time.

http://lunapic.com/editor/
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Lunapic is an online photo editor with tools similar to most you can find online, expect that it has a great animation tool which layers another image over your photos which look great. [Be aware - Site contains advertising]
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http://www.fotosizer.com/
#photo
#imageeditor
#resize
Resizing a few photos is fairly simple, but resizing lots of photos takes a long time. This downloadable tool resizes photos and images to the size you want and can resize a whole folder in a few clicks.

http://glitterboo.com/glitter/
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This photo editor specialises at making images sparkle and glow. Tool is simple to use. Upload a picture and dab the glow where you want it. Sign in is not required to use the tool.

http://svg-edit.googlecode.com/svn/branches/2.5.1/editor/svg-editor.html
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A great, in-browser drawing program. Lots of good features like each thing you draw can always be moved together and a easy angle changer.

http://pixlr.com
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Pixlr is a great online image editor and drawing application. Easy to use and with great effects. No sign in required.

http://www.photoshop.com/tools?wf=editor
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Edit images with this simplified but free online version of Photoshop.

http://www.gimp.org/
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Download Gimp, a widely used alternative to photoshop. So many features to edit your images.

http://www.tuxpaint.org/
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Tux Paint is designed for children and has large buttons for young mouse users. It has you the tools you would from a drawing program.

http://www.pencil-animation.org/
Download this lovely 'pencil' drawing program which animates your creations using a timeline.

http://www.iaza.com/
A wonderful image editor. Just upload or enter a url of an image and change it in over 30 different ways.
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http://app.citrify.com/
#draw
#photo
#image
#photoshop
Citrify is a really nice online image editor designed to airbrush photos. The tools are in drop down menus to give more space for the image.
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http://www.flipmyphotos.com/
#photo
#image
#photoshop
A nice, simple site for editing photo. Upload, make your changes, then download or email.
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http://picfont.com/
#photo
#image
#text
An image editor that puts funky fonts over a picture making great poster.
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http://www.cameroid.com/snap.php
#photo
#image
#webcam
Use your webcam and this simple site to make fun distorted photos.
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http://bighugelabs.com/
#image
#photo
A superb image manipulator site. Make your photos into works of art, jigsaws, photo cubes, calendars and many more. Free sign in required.
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http://www.bubblesnaps.com/
#photo
#image
#speechbubble
A nice little site which adds speech/thinking bubbles to photos and shares your creations by email or link.
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http://pixenate.com/
#photo
#image
#photoshop
A simple image editor. Upload or export your image and improve your image with the many functions. Great for editing photos on mobile devices.
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http://ipiccy.com/editor
#photo
#image
#photoshop
This is one of the best online image editors I have used. Really easy to use and will give you great effects.
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http://www.klowdz.com
#draw
#image
Got your head in the clouds? Good. Make cloud inspired art with this clever site.
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http://www.abcya.com/abcya_paint.htm
#draw
A drawing/painting tool, simple enough to be use by younger children.
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http://www.splashup.com/splashup/
#photo
#image
#photoshop
Splashup is a superb image creator and editor with a good bank of tools and a clear, easy to use interface.
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http://www.picjuice.com/
#photo
#image
A simple image editor with basic functions. Works well on mobile devices.
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http://fotoflexer.com/app/index.php
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
Fotoflexer is a good image editor with a nice set of tools and a easy to use interface.
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http://www.befunky.com/create/#/home
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
A great, user-friendly and widely used online image or photo editor with a large set of tools and effects.
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http://www.superlame.com/engine.php
#photo
#image
#bubble
This image editor does only one thing, but does it well. It adds speech and thinking bubbles to photos and images. Really easily and the results look great. Good for making comic strips with your class. [Be aware - site contains advertising]
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http://www.dumpr.net/
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
This site has lots of great tools and toys to edit and use images and photos in fun ways. Make your photo into fine art or sketch.[Be aware - site contains advertising]
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http://vintagejs.com/
#old
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
A image editor that makes photos look old. Choose from many different settings to get your image just right. A great tool for history projects.
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http://imageoid.com/
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
A simple image editor. Just upload your image and press one button to add an effect.
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http://www.flauntr.com/
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
A collection of online image editors. Five specialised tools to make your pictures look stunning, add effects and a host of other things.
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http://www.phixr.com/
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
A really easy to use online image editor with a huge set of effects to add.
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http://99colors.me/
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
#webcam
A great image editor effects site. Capture your image with a webcam or drag from your computer and add some of the interesting effects until your image is just right.
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http://pixlr.com/o-matic/
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
#webcam
A really seek looking photo editing site. Upload or take a photo with your webcam. A large collection of effects that you can add with just one click and save to your computer.
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http://www.picfull.com/
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
A great simple way to add effects to your photos. Upload your image, edit with a few clicks, and download the result.
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http://www.picozu.com/editor
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
An easy to use online image editor. Upload, edit with a range of tools and download again to your computer.
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http://www.messmyphoto.com/Editor.aspx
#photo
#image
#imageeditor
A simple online photo/image editing tool. Just upload, choose the effects you want and download.

Photo Sharing & Displaying
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http://www.flickr.com/
#images
#photos
#video
Everyone has heard of Flickr, but are you using it in your classroom. It you are searching for a photo of a place, Flickr is often better than a search engine. There are so many different ways this amazing resource can be used in a classroom. It's always the first site I look at when starting a geography/history/current affairs lesson, as there are very few places on this planet where a tourist hasn't been and snapped.
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http://www.slide.com/
#slideshow
#images
#photos
Share and embed photos with Slide. Make a seek slideshow of your photos. A great way to view images.

http://www.imageloop.com/en/index.htm
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Image loop is a good, simple photo presenter which can be easily embedded into a website or blog. Just upload your images and the site does the rest.
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http://www.capzles.com/
#slideshow
#images
#photos
Capzles is a popular site for uploading and publishing photos online. The interface of this site makes your photo site look visually stunning. A must try site.

http://jalbum.net/
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Jalbum is a great flash based photo sharing site. Just upload photos to create great photo sharing experience through the flash animation. Desktop and mobile apps are available.

http://www.shapecollage.com/
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Make great photo collages quickly and easily with Shape Collage which is a downloadable application. Online version is available.

http://www.picsviewr.com/
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Picsviewr displays your Flickr photos in a visually pleasing and interactive way. Just enter the Flickr username and then share the generated link.

http://photopeach.com/
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An online photo slideshow sharing site.

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/groups/ivm/ICE/
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Download this superb photo stitching program from Microsoft Research. It's so easy. It does the whole process by itself!

http://www.bananr.com/
A nice simple, but useful site for displaying photos from Flickr.
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http://www.mixbook.com/edu
#photo
#album
Make 'glossy' online photo albums quickly and easily. Upload your photos and share with a web link.
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http://www.finetuna.com/
#image
#share
#link
A great site for sharing online images with comments.
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http://www.speakingimage.org/
#image
#highlight
#label
A site for creating interactive images and sharing them with others. Make groups and edit images together.
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http://www.shwup.com/
#photo
#video
#album
#collaborate
Shwup is a great secure collaborative photo and video album site. Set up an album and any one with the link can upload and view without a log in. Use the stitcher (similar to photo story) to make cool videos with your photos and videos.
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http://www.kaptur.com/
#photo
#video
#album
#collaborate
A good site for creating collaborative photo album. Upload from lots of people and devices to a central place.
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http://www.zangzing.com/
#photo
#album
#collaborate
I love this site. Create a group photo album where invited people can upload to photo album and you control who gets to see them. Great for school trips, sports days and performances.
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http://www.slideoo.com/
#slideshow
#embed
#photo
#flickr
A great site that lets you make a sliding photo banner from any Flickr photostream or sets. Embed the banner into your site. No sign in required.
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http://www.dropmocks.com/
#images
#link
#share
#gallery
An easy to create photo gallery. Just drag your images into the frame to upload.
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http://www.zoom.it/
#image
#zoom
#link
A site from Microsoft that lets you link to a large image on the internet and zoom around to see the details. Use an image with text to make a 'prezi style' poster.
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http://photocollect.net/
#photo
#album
#collaborate
A nice swish looking photo storing and sharing site where many users can upload their own photos to one place. Get three free albums.
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http://www.canvasdropr.com/
#photo
#album
#collaborate
A collaborative photo and video sharing site. Create your page and share the link to allow others to add their media to the canvas in real time. It's a great site to share ideas and plan things out.

Shock Photos/Images & Image Searches

http://www.photos8.com
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Photo 8 is a site of a particularly good collection of stock images. Set out in categories and you can also search.

www.cyclo.ps
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A really good stock photo search engine which is quick and easy to use.

www.public-domain-image.com
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A large stock of non-copyright images.

http://compfight.com
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Comfight is a really good Flickr search engine which has an amazing ability to find the most stunning photos

http://4freephotos.com/
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4 Free Photos has a great collection of searchable & copyright free photos. Great to use in class or newsletters.

http://www.copyright-free-images.com/
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A collection of royality free images to use in class or in school publications.

http://animalphotos.info/
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A good simple photo bank website of animal images.

http://www.jasonhawkes.com/collections.html
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A nice collection of aerial photos from around the world.

http://lorempixum.com/
Find random images generated by size and topic with this great site.
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http://www.grungetextures.com/
#texture
#background
#image
#photo
A great site to find interesting backgrounds for websites, or print for class displays, puppet show scenery or book covers.
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http://www.wylio.com/
#image
#photo
#blog
An image search site that is designed for bloggers. Free or paid for account available. Sign in required.
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http://www.pixolu.de/
#image
#photo
#flickr
A good image search engine for flickr and yahoo. Has a nice 'similar image' function.
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http://photopin.com/
#image
#photo
#royaltyfree
#creativecommons
This is a brilliant site for searching for royalty free images to use in your school projects and publications.