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In an ideal world, every website would entirely consist of its own, original content. But back in the real world, deadlines and budgets rarely make that possible. Web designers and developers find themselves under increasing pressure to illustrate pages with diminished art budgets, even as they try to avoid bland stock photography. Completely free images, whether used for comps or the final product, are usually associated with poor quality, but that’s no longer necessarily true… so long as you know how and where to look.