Finding legal sources for your contest entries on pxleyes is very important. “Googling” for images is not the way to go. Google only indexes the images, this does not mean they can be used for any purpose. You’ll have to verify on the original image page to see the license of the image.
Without legal sources, your entry will be disqualified. If you use external sources in your contest entries, mentioning the url’s to these photos is required. When uploading an entry in one of our contests, you will be presented with “source” boxes, where you can mention the url of the source you used.
Fortunately, there are plenty of websites where you can find quality royalty free stock photos to use in your entries. mymy – one of our moderators – decided to make some screenshots for the most important free stock photography sites. For each site, she will explain how to search these sites for good photos. She’ll also explain the licenses that come with the photos.
The following 4 websites are good places to get started: