Baltimore Photographs

Free Baltimore Photos This project provides photos of Baltimore City to individuals and corporations at no charge. If you would like to contribute, visit the upload page. These images may be used for any commercial or non-commercial use. Attribution and credit is required, please list source as “” or the photographer’s name.
high quality images
for use in advertising.

The goal is to provide local businesses a resource where they can find high quality images for use in their advertising and other promotional materials without worrying about expensive licensing rights and other restrictions. All the photos here are free to use for most purposes, including for-profit or commercial purposes.

If you decide to contribute to the collection, realize that your contribution will be expected to be used as such. You will still have a copyright on your images, but you must allow their use for any commercial purpose.

Contributors may find that the promotional value of donating their work to this collection could lead new opportunities.

All the photos here are free
to use for most purposes

If you are ready to contribute, you must agree to the following:

  1. Your photos will be freely distributed with no expectation of payment.
  2. You will retain your copyright on your photos, but you must grant a licencse to anyone to use your photos in exchange for credit only.
  3. You agree not to sue people or do other mean things that go against the spirit of this project.

If you have been given a password, you may continue to the upload section:




Our model is similar to open source software:

Can I use the images in advertising, posters, books, or web sites without paying a royalty or any other fee?

What if I am a cigar chomping capitalist fat cat who runs a for-profit company — can I still use these images without paying anyone?

Can I prevent anyone else from using these images if i decide to use them?

Can I make prints of these photos and sell the prints for profit?
Yes, but you can’t prevent anyone else from doing the same.

Can I compile the photos into a book or calendar and sell it?
Yes, but you can’t prevent anyone else from doing the same.

Baltimore Photographs