Getting photos for a blog is not always easy.

[picapp src=”8/8/1/3/LABOUR_PARTY_CONFERENCE_aa41.JPG?adImageId=4907080&imageId=6718185″ width=”234″ height=”321″ /]You have to take them yourself or use images that can be used without infringing copyright laws. The Hedon Blog uses its own images and quite often uses those from the enthusiasts at the Geograph Project.

The Hedon Blog did run into problems using an image of Barack Obama a while back although that picture was covered by a creative commons licence so no harm done.

However a new service announced by WordPress about PicApp has just made another option available. Have a look for yourself. This free-to-use stock of photos seems quite extensive.

We experiment here with a photo of Sarah Brown (wife of Gordon PM) who this week became the ‘most followed’ British celebrity on Twitter. See

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