In design, photography plays a key role. In addition to finding these stock images crappy, they are also expensive, as many of them are on the internet of two businesspeople shaking hands.
Many websites offer free stock images to compensate for this image shortage. We will show some of the online stock image sites in this post. There is an excellent advantage of these websites in that they offer free user rights and are free of copyright. This allows you to download, edit, and use the stock images commercially.
The stock photos available at Pexels are of high quality, completely free, and licensed under the Creative Commons Zero license. Through their find page, each photo can be found, tagged, and searched. Their free stock photo library consists of over 40,000 photos. A new high-resolution photo is added each month.
With over 300,000 free high-resolution photos brought to you by the world’s most generous community of photographers, Unsplash makes stock photography hunt fun for everyone. Being one of the largest stock photography’s available with a huge library of photos and thousands more being added each day, chances are we’ve got a photo for you.
Pixabay is a vibrant community of creatives, sharing copyright-free images and videos. All contents are available under Creative Commons Zero, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist, even for commercial purposes. You can copy, distribute, and use the images, even for commercial purposes, all without asking for permission or giving credits to the artist.
Stocksnap is the best place on the internet to find beautiful free stock photos. We curate nothing but the highest quality images from a pool of submissions and feature them on the site free for download. All photos uploaded on StockSnap are released for free under Creative Commons and do not require attribution.
Burst is a free stock photo site that is powered by Shopify. We have 1000’s of high quality and royalty-free images available and free to download. This includes a wide variety of images ready for you to choose from and create with. We built this site to empower designers, developers, bloggers, and entrepreneurs to create stunning websites and marketing campaigns. https://burst.shopify.com/
Flickr has always been a reliable source of free images and is still is to the day. It’s important that you understand what Creative Commons license is attached to the image you are using, there are eight different license categories and not all images on Flickr can be used the same way.
Snapwire Snaps is another option that delivers free images to your inbox, adding to your supply every seven days with seven new offerings. If you are a Tumblr user you can even follow Snapwire Snaps and never miss a new photo. With a little over a year’s worth of images, this isn’t the largest online database of free stock images, but it’s definitely one worth adding to your bookmarks.