Natural Sciences Image Library - NSIL, a photographic stock library for the publishing and design industries



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Located in the university town of Lincoln, New Zealand

Pictures of plants - algae, mosses, ferns, trees, flowers, seeds, botany, flora, adaptations, etc.
Pictures of bugs - worms, insects, beetles, butterflies, spiders, shellfish, starfish, crabs, invertebrates, etc.
Photos of geology, geomorphology, landscape, rivers, glaciers, volcanoes, strata, mountains, geothermal, rocks, minerals, ecosystems, ecology, conservation, etc.
Photographs of farming and agriculture, horticulture, beekeeping, forestry, sheep, cattle, crops, cereals, pasture, applied science, education, etc.
Images of birds, frogs, lizards, tuatara, mammals, wildlife, endangered species, kiwi, etc.

Examples of pure sciences pictures we hold:
flora (mosses, lichens, ferns, gymnosperms, monocots, dicots), fauna (annelids, molluscs, echinoderms, crustacea, insects, spiders, fish, frogs, reptiles, birds, mammals), fungi, conservation and ecology, geology and earth sciences, botany and adaptations.

Examples of applied sciences pictures we hold:
agriculture, horticulture, beekeeping, forestry.

Image library coverage
We specialise in natural science images that are of scientific and/or 'technological' interest and importance.



To start searching, click Image search (in the left window). We have a large collection of images not yet represented on this web site, so if you can't find what you want, just e-mail, phone or fax us (contact details). We will send low resolution images as an e-mail attachment for you to select from. There is no charge for this service.