How to Choose Videos, Images and Music for Your Project
Included in our packages is no-charge access to a large library of stock video footage (325,000), images (100 million) and music tracks (125,000). Here's how to choose them.
- Go to https://www.storyblocks.com/ and choose Video in the top menu
- Use the Search box at the top left to find what you’re looking for. Use various search terms as needed
- Make sure Member Library - Footage and HD are what are selected in the left column
- When you find a video that you want to use, left-click on it so that it becomes the only video on the page (note that you will see it in low-res, but when I download it, it will be hi-res - i.e. much better quality)
- Copy the URL at the top of your browser i.e. https://www.videoblocks.com/video/field-irrigation-of-cabbage-4hsppegdlijg2x7yb
- Send the URL(s) to me so that I can find and download the exact video(s) that you have chosen.
- Go to https://depositphotos.com
- Use the Search box to find what you’re looking for. Use various search terms as needed
- Left-click the image so that it is highlighted and click on its name (top right next to the image), so that it takes you to a page with only that image
- Copy the URL at the top of your browser i.e. https://depositphotos.com/32430369/stock-photo-cabbage-head-growing-on-the.html
- Send the URL(s) to me so that I can find and download the exact image(s) that you have chosen.
- Go to https://www.audioblocks.com
- Use the Search box at the top left to find what you’re looking for, or click on Music and choose by Mood, Instruments or Genres
- Mouse over the waveforms and click the Play button to hear them
- When you find one that you like, left-click its name and time (under the waveform) i.e. Live The Moment (02:13)
- At the page it takes you to, copy the URL at the top of your browser i.e. https://www.audioblocks.com/stock-audio/live-the-moment-92972.html
- Send the URL to me so that I can find and download the exact music that you have chosen.
For free photos, here's more resources:
And for free video footage, this is a good collection of sites: