8 Free Stock Photo Sites
Hi there my wonderful followers. I truly hope that you guys had an awesome week and that you are looking forward to the weekend. I know I am.
For today I want to share with you some of the best places to get images for your site, for free…
Yes, I said it, the F R E E word.
Here is my secret stash list lol…
Sponsored by the Leeroy Advertising Agency in Montreal. Life of Pix is the home of high-resolution photos. Life of Pix Is affiliated with Life of Vids. Life of Vids provides free video clips. Like the images, the video content contains no copyright restrictions and can be downloaded using a Vimeo account. All content on these sites is public domain and available for both personal and commercial use.
Pexels is a site that is adding 5 new photos a day. These photos are carefully picked from a variety of free image sources to allow you to only be working with the best material. It is also due to the great organisation and a search facility that helps provide what you want when you want it. All of the photos apply the Creative Commons Zero license so feel free to use them as needed.
Three times a month Unsplash will share 10 “do whatever you want” photos amongst these are some of the most unique photos I have seen to date. With many pages of photos and pictures to choose from. If you are someone who likes or is looking for nature and close up shots of majestic views this is the site to be at. All the photos are high quality and licensed under Creative Commons Zero
Picjumbo has some of the best web and blog images around. New photos unloaded daily and many High quality images for any topic. All photos are given by Vicktor who offers a good deal on memberships with a pack of premium photos delivered every month. Packs vary per months but include unpublished and upcoming images, as well as complete collections.
AJ Montpetit created Lock & Stock as a way to give back to the online community and share his own photos. Anyone interested can sign up for a weekly newsletter and receive exclusive photos and free stuff. The site is easy to use and navigate. Images are easy to retrieve and high quality.
Made by a web designer named Karolina, this site is a fantastic resource. Well organised, clean landing page and search functions adorn the page. A variety of images are covered and anything from a weddings to food to portraits. Users have the freedom to use them for anything they’d like — commercial or not.
While there are no formal attribution requirements, Karolina does ask that you include photo credit with a link back to the site when possible. This is only fair as you profiting from her work and a simple acknowledgment is in order.
All the photos on Fancy Crave are free of copyright restrictions and really well done. All that required is that you never advertise the photographs as your own, and provide attribution when and if you can. With new photos uploaded daily it will be a while before you can’t find what you need.
StockSnap.io proudly claims that it’s “not your typical crappy stock photo site.” I agree. In fact, it has really pushed the envelope, hundreds of new images appearing weekly. With such an interesting and versatile you can be forgiven for spending hours online. All the work is copyright exempt and free to use.