Search tips

How to search:

Enter the relevant keyword(s) in the search box at top of every page. If you search has no results:
• Check the spelling of your keywords.
• Use fewer or more general keywords.
• Clear any active filters.

Keyword Suggestions:

When you start typing the first keyword of your search, a predictive list of suggestions will appear that you can select from.

Phrase Searches:

When searching with phrases use quotation marks, for example "red hair" or "holding hands".

Refine Search Filters:

Search Results pages have a list of refine and filter terms on the left-hand side. For example, you can refine by Gender, Age, Number of people, etc. Just select the term(s) you need from the list to activate this function.

Other Languages

You may be able to search in another language of your choice. Just select the country flag in the top-right of the page.

Wildcard Searches

An asterisk * can be used to search for variations of a term. For example "Tea*" will return results for "Tea" and "Teapot".

Boolean Searching:

Combining keywords in a specific way, will give you more focused search results. Use these types of combinations:

Use in search box


Search results…

AND Cats AND dogs Images with both cats and dogs, but not cats or dogs alone
OR Cats OR dogs Images with either cats or dogs, but not cats and dogs together
AND NOT Cats AND NOT dogs Images only with cats and not dogs
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