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Written by Jessica Duquette
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In the Old Days

Photo archives house thousands of images on every imaginable topic. Prior to the growth of the internet, many of these images were found by flipping through hundreds of pages in a hard-cover book. Today, finding the right picture to compliment your message is as easy as opening up a web browser.

Whether you are searching for a picture of a cantaloupe or a camel, online photo archives will have the image for you. These online portals enable visitors to dig through hundreds of images based on a simple category search. In minutes you can narrow your search results down and sift through a dozen applicable images.

Purchase Photo Archives Online

Online ordering has further lessened the burden of shopping for stock photos. Forget waiting for a disk in the mail or scanning a page in the hard-cover book. Simply pay by credit card and click the download button. Depending on your connection speed, you could be using that image in a few brief moments.

Some image archives house vintage photographs. These rarities often come with a hefty price tag but are well worth the investment. Before settling on a purchase, be sure you've gotten the best deal possible. Comparison shopping on the internet has put the power in the hands of the consumer, so don't feel obligated to purchase over-priced images.


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