Getty Images began in 1997 and has made it a business of licensing stock photography to web sites. But in recent years, the company has been losing more and revenue from similar companies providing the same service.
In the hopes of attracting millions, Getty Images is now making available over 35 million photos from their collection. The instructions on embedding these free images is available via this link to their websites. In addition, the website to search through the images available is here. Each image will credit the photographer as seen in the image above as well as the ability to share the image links via twitter and tumblr.
It is a start and a great idea. Unfortunately, you will have to sift through the images to determine which are free and those that are not. But it will definitely be a great source for images in the future; legally obtained.