35 Cool Photos of New York that you can use for Free

New York is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in the world and with so much colour, life, and action, there are endless scenes to photograph.   Here collated for you are 35 cool and beautiful photos of New York from Flickr that you can use for free.  Each one is high quality and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic licence.  This means that you are free to copy, distribute, and use the photograph for your commercial and non-commercial purposes providing you credit the photographer with the photo.

For more details on the licence and what you can do with the photo click here.  These photographs were taken by talented Flickr users from around the world.  If you are planning to use any of these photos widely or commercially it may be worth contacting the photographer for full permissions and so they know what their photos are getting up to! :-)

You Will Never Forget. Times Square.

New York Photos
By Josh Libatique

Filé Of Yellow Cab

New York Photos
By Zitzitoune

New York Taxis

New York Photos
By Steve Wilson

Manhattan Bridge HDR

New York Photos
By See-ming Lee

Statue of Liberty

New York Photos
By auburnxc

Night Cityscape

New York Photos
By Jorge Gobbi

New York Sunset – HDR

New York Photos
By Ferguson Photography

Signs of Times Square in HDR

New York Photos
By Nimo


New York Photos
By Alexandra Nahum


New York Photos
By Paulo Barcellos Jr.

From the roof

New York Photos
By Paulo Barcellos Jr.

Apocalypse New York

New York Photos
By Nathan Siemers

Street Studio NYC

New York Photos
By Mohammad Riza

New York from Empire State Building HDR

New York Photos
By byrne7214

The Pink Shined Down on Manhattan

New York Photos
By Eric E Yang

Air Mo

New York Photos
By Mohammad Riza

Bowling Green Station

New York Photos
By Mat Honan

Looking down from Rockerfella tower HDR

New York Photos
By Chris Isherwood


New York Photos
By Mohammad Riza

Make Art

New York Photos
By Mohammad Riza

Empire State Pigeon

New York Photos
By ZeroOne

New York City Sunset

New York Photos
By Zach Klein

Brooklyn Bridge at Night

New York Photos
By Laya Gerlock


New York Photos
By Jakob Montrasio

Times Square Towers

New York Photos
By Nimo

Take me to Funkytown

New York Photos
By Kenny Louie

NYPD @ Times Square

New York Photos
By Joi Ito

Times Square

New York Photos
By Joshua Davis

New York. East village.

New York Photos
By Luciano


New York Photos
By Stewart Butterfield

Queens Perspective

New York Photos
By eflon

New York City, by day, in B&W

New York Photos
By Kenny Louie

Brooklyn Bridge Park

New York Photos
By Paul Stein

On the platform, reading

New York Photos
By Mohammad Riza

Mounted in Times Square

New York Photos
By Stewart Butterfield

  1. Accentuate (Reply) on Wednesday 9, 2009

    Nice collection!
    I love the HDR’s photo’s.

  2. See-ming Lee 李思明 SML (Reply) on Wednesday 9, 2009

    Thanks for including my photo!

    SML Thank You!!!!


    • TK (Reply) on Wednesday 9, 2009

      My pleasure, it is a great photo!

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