Creative Commons Photos and Music
Getty Images is dropping the watermark for the bulk of its collection, in exchange for an open-embed program that will let users drop in any image they want, as long as the service gets to append a footer at the bottom of the picture with a credit and link to the licensing page. For a small-scale WordPress blog with no photo budget, this looks an awful lot like free stock imagery.
Friendly Music is a video soundtrack tool that was created to make finding the perfect soundtrack for any video really fun and social. Share video soundtracks instantly with Mash pages or download a soundtrack to use in your favorite video editor and then share on social video sites. Read their FAQs here.
Rumblefish helps consumers & professionals create amazing soundtracks for their projects. Then, artists and labels get paid royalties when their music is used. The Rumblefish team is an interesting blend of music, technology, and intellectual property experts who each shamelessly suffer from different degrees of music geekdom. The team is as relentless as grateful in the pursuit of new ways to find and license music. This is ideal for consumers and professionals alike, and great for the artists. The end result: Millions of amazing soundtracks for your films, shows, ads, videos and other projects that help tell stories exactly the way they’re envisioned.