Photos & Images
The following USDA sources offer high quality digital photographs.
USDA Photography Services
The Photography Center offers online photo research by topic. Download photos directly for web use, or contact the Photography Center for higher resolution digital files or duplicate transparencies. The Photo Services section also responds to individual USDA customer requirements.
ARS Photos Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery
The Image Gallery is a complimentary source of high quality digital photographs. Access online catalog of over 2,000 photo images including animals, crops, education, field research, and food items. Images are available for direct download for web use, and high-resolution digital images are also available.
NRCS Photo Gallery
The NRCS Photo Gallery contains complimentary natural resource and conservation related photos from across the United States. Use drop-down menu to search. Photos in the Gallery are available in TIFF or JPEG. Image resolution is generally 1500 x 2100 pixels (5" x 7" at 300 dpi).
Courthouse photos County Courthouse Photo Gallery
Calvin Beale, who was an ERS Senior Demographer, visited the majority of U.S. counties. During his visits, he'd photograph the county courthouse, combining his interests in architecture and rural small town America. Download for web use.