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Should you wish to purchase a photo, the department has a paid-for Shutterstock 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)

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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Are you working with a photographer?
> Download: Photography briefing form