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About is a free photo site.

Photogen provides free, quality stock photography for both commercial and personal use. The aim is to create a valuable resource for designers, graphic artists, bloggers or anyone who needs a photo or image to enhance their website, presentation, homework or print job.

While they’re free to use in your work, our photos are not for resale or redistribution and you should read our terms of use before downloading. No credit is necessary, but it’s always appreciated if you’d like to add one!

And, if you’re looking for quality free backgrounds and textures, please check out our sister site

Site history: the site initially started up as a commercial stock photo site in October 2004, selling hi-res image files at a low price. Photogen was then relaunched as a free stock photo site in December 2006.