One way to find free turtle images is to use an image-hosting website such as Dreamstime.com, Shutterstock.com or CanStockPhoto.com. These websites provide turtle graphics that are free for personal use as of 2015.
Dreamstime features images of real sea turtles, desert turtles and other types of tortoises. The photographs of real turtles are high quality. Images of various types of illustrated turtles are also available.
Shutterstock also features photographs of real turtles in nature as well an illustrated turtles. Illustrated formats include watercolor paintings, cartoons and computer-generated illustrations. Some of the illustrated turtles have tribal and geometric designs incorporated into the images.