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Should you wish to purchase a photo, the department has a paid-for Getty images account. Please contact for details.

You may also find free-to-download photos here:


Freepik (great for graphics)

Unsplash (editorial in style)


Wellcome Collection (historic medical images)

Obesity Image Bank

The Noun Project (graphic images/icons)

Freesound (sound clips for video)

Age without limits (Age positive image library)

Impact on Urban Health (Children's Health and Food) 

Gender Photos ( The Gender Spectrum Collection: Stock Photos Beyond the Binary)

Flickr - Public Domain

Morgue File

Burst (by Shopify)

Free Images

Kaboom Pics

Life of Pix


Please ensure you give appropriate credit to the photographer or the website you sourced the image from.

> Read: Best practice guide to using photos

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