The Best Stock Photos for Your Most Important Projects

We'll Help You Find Original, Beautiful, Licensed Images to Enhance Your Art Exhibition, University Project, Documentary, and More.

The Importance of Great-Quality Stock Photos

If you are looking for a way to add more value to a work or university presentation, art exhibition, film project, or anything else that can be enhanced by images, then stock photos are a great choice.

Using a stock photo library enables you to have immediate access to thousands of great-quality images, download them quickly and easily, and buy them for very reasonable prices.

As a result, your project will benefit from the addition of sharp, stunning, professional pictures that immediately elevate your work and make it stand out beautifully.

Easy Search

At TopFoto, finding the perfect stock image for your requirements is a cinch. Simply enter the type of photo that you are looking for in the "Search term" bar, and get hundreds of results each time, literally at the touch of a button.

Insider Tips

TopFoto is not your average stock photo library: it's also a place where you can access a tonne of useful information, tips, and resources about stock photography. Check out our blog, and get ready to make the most of your stock photos every single time.

Iconic Images

Another element that makes TopFoto a bit different from other stock images providers is that our online library hosts a huge range of classic, rare, and iconic historical photos, ranging from Edwardian Life, the Roaring Twenties, up to now. Expect to find anything from images that document the Civil Rights movements to exclusive shots of the Royal Family and much, much more.

Curated Content

To make your search even easier and more relevant, we have created a curated gallery of images featuring a selection of albums with specific themes and topics. Once you have found what you need, simply click on the album, and you will have a wide range of images to choose from.

A Global Network of Partners

At TopFoto, we are proud and excited to be able to collaborate with a network of over 50 global partners. This enables us to deliver an exceptionally vast, unique, and inspiring selection of great-quality images from professionals that we trust and admire from all around the world.

How to Get Yours

On the lookout for the perfect image to complement that all-important project or exhibition? Getting it is super-easy, with our three-step process.

Step 1: Online Search

Begin by searching for the relevant term on our website. The search results will display a selection of images that you can choose from, or if you need more than one picture on the same subject, head to the Curated section right away.

Step 2: Select Your License

At TopFoto, we offer a few different license types, depending on who is downloading our photos and for what type of deliverable. We have 4 quick licesning options available for non-professionals A4 Personal Print, Student or Presentation, Personal Use Only, Non-Commercial Blog, and Online Media, and each one comes at a different price (you can check our pricing section below for more information). For a professional usage license please contact us for a quote.

Step 3: Ready to Use

Once you have selected the license option that's right for you, just complete your purchase quickly and safely, and download your chosen photo(s), ready for immediate use.

Why Choose TopFoto for Your Professional Stock Photos?

The online stock library market is getting more and more crowded but, at TopFoto, we believe that we offer something a lot more valuable than most other libraries.

The brainchild of professional freelance photographer John Topham, we have been around since 1927. What's better? The images that we provide are not only of exceptional quality but also incredibly rare and iconic, spanning several decades and, effectively, documenting the major historical events to date.

We are also a founding member of the British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies (BAPLA) as well as PhotoConsortium, a network of photographic archives.

Today, we are a constantly expanding independent picture agency, proud to license images to businesses, organisations, and individuals around the globe.

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How Much Do Our Stock Images Cost?

At TopFoto, we offer four standard types of non-professional picture licenses ranging from £37.50. You can find descriptions and prices for each one of them below. Professional picture users and designers please contact us for a quote.

A4 Personal Print

Inkjet A4 art print for private customers. The image will be printed on high-quality white gloss 300gsm paper. There will be a border around fully portrait or fully landscape orientations, but you must be aware that a square image will be printed as is. The package will be posted to the address given in the payment information. PRINTS ARE FOR PRIVATE USE ONLY AND NOT FOR REPRODUCTION. Additional paper and mounting options can be selected in your basket.

Personal Use Only

Single-use, digitally supplied print (for physical prints see advanced licensing options at checkout). Not for commercial, not for resale, not for copying, not for online publication, not for social media. Valid for the lifetime of the product.

Student or Presentation

Editorial. Internal Powerpoint presentations, artists' reference, internal use in individual primary or secondary schools, student / Ph.D. dissertations/theses. No publishing or commercial use, no-conference, no social media publication. For the lifetime of the product.

Online Media

Editorial. For single use in a non-commercial web context. Includes editorial apps, social media posts illustrating matters of public interest excludes advertising. Images must include the credit, and metadata must be preserved.

Make Any Project Stand Out, With Exceptional Stock Images

Are you ready to impress your audience with stunning, meaningful images? Browse the online catalogue at TopFoto.

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