Can I purchase photos I have seen online or in the newspaper?

Many Washington Post-owned photos are now available for purchase. Look for the "Buy This Photo" button in galleries, article pages and photo blogs. Click this button to see what options are available for purchase, including print photos, digital downloads, and merchandise.

New photos are made available for purchase each day, and many archival images on the site will rshow "Buy" buttons as well. To find recent photos, use the search tool in the top right of and filter your results by clicking "Photo" on the following page.

Please note that The Washington Post is not permitted to sell photos of professional sports athletes, events or venues, or pictures taken by independent photo outlets such as the Associated Press, Reuters and Getty.

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  • Topic #: 15067-140
  • Date Created: 2/19/2010
  • Last Modified Since: 11/29/2012
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