This family run website is a continually expanding database of affordable wildlife photos for artists to use as reference for their artwork. They are royalty-free wildlife photos so, once purchased, you can use the downloaded high resolution photos as art reference as many times as you like. Uses include: as reference for traditional artwork (drawings, paintings, pastels), scratchboards, carvings, sculptures and cross-stitch. You may also make prints/reproductions of your artwork. Includes both personal and commercial use. For more information please take a look at our FAQs

We regularly add new photos so do check back to see what we have to offer.

Wildlife Photographers - We are now accepting new photo submissions. IMPORTANT: If you are new to the site, please read 'Information for Contributors' before submitting any photos. Thank you


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Horned Owl

  • Views: 22
  • Title: Horned Owl
  • Filesize: 5.35MB
  • Pixels: 2496x3344
  • Owner: Natural Encounters
  • Price: $5.00

Big Horn Sheep

  • Views: 78
  • Title: Big Horn Sheep
  • Filesize: 8.91MB
  • Pixels: 7360x4912
  • Owner: Lorraine Logan
  • Price: $5.00

Skyscape/Clouds. This photo is free to download. As artists, we sometimes find ourselves needing reference material for skies or cloud formations, so hopefully these may be of use.

  • Views: 80
  • Title: Skyscape/Clouds. This photo is free...
  • Filesize: 2.25MB
  • Pixels: 4128x2322
  • Owner: Wildlife Reference Photos
  • Price: Free

kittiwakes figting mid-air

  • Views: 40
  • Title: kittiwakes figting mid-air
  • Filesize: 6.15MB
  • Pixels: 3888x2592
  • Owner: Caroline Arnott
  • Price: $5.00

Eurasian Red Squirrel

  • Views: 241
  • Title: Eurasian Red Squirrel
  • Filesize: 12.3MB
  • Pixels: 3431x4803
  • Owner: Sue Dudley
  • Price: $5.00

Morning Mist

  • Views: 138
  • Title: Morning Mist
  • Filesize: 7.55MB
  • Pixels: 4592x3048
  • Owner: Laurie Sauer Irnie
  • Price: $5.00

Cormorant in Flight

  • Views: 3
  • Title: Cormorant in Flight
  • Filesize: 1.56MB
  • Pixels: 2914x2081
  • Owner: Sue Dudley
  • Price: $5.00

Yellow Labrador Retriever

  • Views: 17
  • Title: Yellow Labrador Retriever
  • Filesize: 2.69MB
  • Pixels: 4824x3118
  • Owner: Eilidh Geddes
  • Price: $5.00


  • Views: 105
  • Title: Shoebill
  • Filesize: 9.93MB
  • Pixels: 5300x3976
  • Owner: Claudia Brockmann
  • Price: $5.00