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Images from Digital Image Processing, 4th ed, by Gonzalez and Woods are in the DIP4E Faculty and Student Support Packages

Images from Digital Image Processing, 3rd ed, by Gonzalez and Woods.


Images from Digital Image Processing Using MATLAB, 2nd ed. by Gonzalez, Woods, and Eddins.



"Standard" test images (a set of images found frequently in the literature: Lena, peppers, cameraman, lake, etc., all in uncompressed tif format and of the same 512 x 512 size).


MPEG7 CE Shape-1 Part B (database containing 1400 binary shape images).  Learn more about MPEG7.  See how the shapes database is used.


Light microscopy images (an excellent collection).

light microscopy

Images from various microscope types, including Atomic Force, Light, Confocal, ESEM, TEM, & others.

microscopy images

MedPix--Medical (radiological) image database with more than 20,000 images. Registration is free.


CMU links to a variety of image databases.

CMU links

U Mass DARPA image understanding datasets.

DARPA images

NASA image exchange (a comprehensive collection of space and related images).

NIX images

NASA planetary photojournal (a collection of planetary images).

planet images

NOAA photo library (a collection of Earth observation images).

NOAA images

USGS satellite images of Earth changes.

USGS images

ESO weather satellite images.

weather sat images

Earth Science World Image Bank (A large collection of satellite images)

Sci World Image Bank

Face databases.


Fingerprint databases.

BIT, U of Bologna

Ground truth labeled video sequences.

labeled video images

Berkeley image segmentation dataset-images and segmentation benchmarks.

segmentation dataset

Aircraft silhouettes.


Leaf shapes database (courtesy of V. Waghmare). Read about the database.


Annotated databases (public databases, good for comparative studies).

Image Sciences Inst.

Daimler Pedestrian Detection Database (a DB of moving people and vehicles).

Daimler Database

Image Sciences Institute annotated research data bases (retinal images, chest radiographs, images for evaluating registration techniques, liver images, brain MRI scans).

ISI Databases

University of South Florida range image database. (This database contains over 400 range images, each with a registered intensity image, taken using four different range cameras.

Range Images

Pascal dataset. (Standardized image data for object class recognition.)


Data set of plant images (Download from host web site home page.)

Plant Images

MNIST Data set of handwritten digits (over 60K training samples and 10K test samples in a consistent format).