This family run website is a continually expanding database of affordable wildlife photos, in the form of digital downloads, 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, cross-stitch, and hand painted digital art. 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.

NOTICE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS: We are now accepting new photo submissions. 


  • Fallow Deer
    Close up of wild UK fallow deer doe (Dama dama) isolated outdoors in natural autumn sunlight.
  • European Badger
    Detailed close up of the face of a wild UK badger (Meles meles) captured at night by spotlight in an urban back garden.
  • Red Fox Cub
    New born Red fox cubs in nature in springtime.
  • Bengal Tiger
  • African Elephants - Botswana
    A group of African Elephants (Loxodonta africana) crossing the Chobe River in Chobe National Park in Northern Botswana.
  • Golden Retriever Puppy with Mother
    Golden retriever Puppy, Retriever Family
  • Jaguar
  • Garden Spider
    Detailed, macro close up of a common orb web spider, the UK Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus) in action, busily spinning its web isolated outdoors in an urban, UK garden.
  • Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) - Greenland
    Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) on an iceberg in Northwest Fjord in eastern Greenland.
  • Red Eyed Tree Frog
    Taken during a workshop, UK.
  • Tiger Cub
  • Bengal Tiger
  • Puma (Puma concolor)
    Photographed in Torres del Paine, Chile
  • Western Hedgehog
    Western Hedgehog - The only species of European hedgehog found in the British Isles (Erinaceus europaeus). A nocturnal insectivorous Old World mammal with a spiny coat and short legs, able to roll itself into a ball for defence.
  • Lion
  • Leopard
    Female leopard on kill in Timbavati
  • Robin
    Detailed, front view close up of a wild UK robin bird (Erithacus rubecula) isolated hovering in midair, flying to natural prickly winter teasel with soft-focus background.
  • Puma (Puma concolor)
    Photographed in Torres del Paine, Chile
  • Leopard
  • Golden retriever puppy
    Goldie Puppy

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Bald Eagle (wild)

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Black Leopard

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Muscovy Duck

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Red Lemur (Varecia rubra)

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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.

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Snow Leopard and Cub

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