Welcome to bigfoto.com, the royalty-free photo
This site really does offer you free download of
all the pictures in our massive and constantly
growing photo gallery. You can use these images just as you wish for
personal or commercial purposes (see Copyright for details) and
there are no watermarks or complicated rules.
So bookmark this page now and start browsing the collection!
Pictures of the Month
Most of bigfoto’s pictures have been contributed by amateur
photographers who want nothing more than to see their images on the
internet. They are happy for you to use their work on your own
website, as wallpaper on your computer desktop, or to print off and
hang on your wall. You can even use the photos free of charge for
Most photography sites charge a fee for commercial use, but bigfoto
is different: you can use these images in your work without worrying
that you are infringing copyright. You do not even have to register.
All bigfoto asks in return for this free download is that you place
a link to the bigfoto website on your own site, or if you don't have
a website or blog, that you click the Facebook Like
or twitter button.
The pages of photos are organised by topic. Use the sitemap to find
what you are looking for, and start downloading.
Begin browsing the photo collection by clicking on an image below,
or use the Sitemap at the bottom of this page to find what you are
Travel information too!
In each photo gallery you will find tourist tips and ideas alongside
the free photos. Like our picture collections, this travel
information is constantly being improved and updated.
If you are browsing the site because you are planning a trip to the
place concerned, you will not only be able to see and download free
images, but can also read about the history and geography of your
destination. Hotels are suggested in a wide range of price
categories, and the travel information includes useful details like
the opening times of various tourist attractions.
The dropdown menus at the top of this page take you to the place you
choose within that continent.
Interested in photography?
Clicking on the Themes and Miscellaneous Pictures tabs not only
takes you to more galleries of freely downloadable pictures which
may be useful to you; it also opens up a wealth of information.
In Themes the topic is clear from the title: Fountains, for
example, has pictures of a wide range of fountains from all over the
world, and information about the origin and history of the subject.
Miscellaneous Pictures is different: here the information offered
alongside the free photos is about the art of photography itself.
There are tips about cameras and taking great photos in all sorts of
situations, and interesting articles about the history of
photography and some famous photographers.
To find the topic you are interested in, click on Sitemap at the
bottom of this page.
Click the link to have a go at bigfoto’s free game
Spot the Difference
and see if you would make a good fotodetective.
Advertise with us
Did you know that you can advertise your own business or website on
bigfoto? All you have to do is supply a non-animated gif or jpeg and
pay a fee to have it linked to your site.
Click onto the bigfoto Advertising page for more information, or
email Dudo at dudoerny -at- bluewin.ch.
Now on YouTube
Did you know that bigfoto now has its own
YouTube video channel, where you can watch entertaining
and informative films of varied aspects of Swiss life and culture?
There are movies showing some of the most beautiful places in the
world, with dramatic mountain scenery, and videos of carnivals and
architecture, historic and modern. Sports and entertainment is
covered too – and don’t miss some exciting film of aerobatics. Just
click the link to start exploring what is there.