__/ [ Will ] on Wednesday 29 March 2006 03:25 \__
> In article <iIydnSryI_ZuBrTZnZ2dnUVZ8qSdnZ2d@xxxxxx>, no1@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> > __/ [ T.J. ] on Monday 27 March 2006 23:34 \__
>> >> http://photos.alexa.com/
>> > Here are my favourites:
>> > * http://www.pbase.com/search
>> > * http://www.webshots.com/explore/
>> > * http://flickr.com/
>> > And two that are largely acceptable to nick from:
>> > * http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml (personal favourite)
>> > * http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
>> > Best wishes,
>> The ones you listed Roy usually have the images
>> submitted to them. I have no idea how Alexa works
>> but it looks more like it is just picking images up like
>> Google images does.
>> I can't see a lot of point to it at the moment, but believe
>> it is more of a demo for what you will be able to do
>> with the Alexa Web Search Platform
The merits of some sources I have listed above is that they are royalty free.
Many of them you can manipulate and use in your site(s) without guilt or
> As you can search for photographs by camera make and model, I
> suspect that the images are not gained in the way that google's are...
Good point, but isn't there metadate in (a certain propertion of) image
formats? I sure embed some labels in images I handle in the GIMP.
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