The following image sets provide a selection of the most popular images used in Paul Ekman’s original research. Each set of photographs highlights facial features which express a specific emotion; these images are still used in academic studies today.
The copyright for these images belongs exclusively to Paul Ekman. Photographs are priced and licensed accordingly. Purchase of these image sets entitles users to include them in noncommercial (academic research) publications or for personal use. You may not distribute the photos to third parties. If you require information on commercial licensing rights, please contact us before publication.
All image sets are purchased as a downloadable zipped file at available resolutions. Please see details about image size, file format and other normative data.