Images are very important for every Blogger/YouTuber. It is very difficult to create images by yourself if you don’t have much knowledge about it, & don’t have much experience. Some time you may need to write blog or make video ASAP and you don’t have much time to create images by yourself.
There are lots of sites which provides free photos. It means you can download the images provided by them and use it anywhere you want, you can modify it also. You don’t need to provide any credit sometimes.
Some websites have watermark and some of them don’t have.
Unsplash is one of the most popular site for free stock images. They have more than 1.5M photos with high resolution. Unsplash has photos in wide categories. There are more than 110,000 contributing photographers & according to WikiPedia they receive 9 billion photo impressions per month.
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It is safe to use images provided by Unsplash. All the photos found in their website are provided by professional photographers which can be used in any way a user want.
Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos. Every week they add hundreds of new photos. They have many photographers who add photos in their site & they also add photos from other sites like Pixabay, Gratisography, Little Visuals and many more which provides free images.
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The photos provided by Pexels can be modified, used commercially, and redistibuted. They provides images without any watermark with high resolution.
Pixabay, may have heard name of this site before. It was launched in 24 November 2010. It is one of the most popular site there for providing free stock images. Not only images but Pixabay also provides Illustrations, Vectors & Videos.
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They have more than 90,000+ free vector, 230,000+ beautiful free illustrations & lots of videos which can be found in 4k & HD quality. They provide photos and videos without any watermark which can be modified, and used commercially.
4. Burst by Shopify
Burst is another popular site for free stock images which is powered by Shopify. Their main goal is to provide free stock photo to entrepreneurs.
As per their licence you can edit, crop or modify images provided by them as per your need. They provide images with high resolution and add new images every week. Some photos provided by them are licensed under ‘Creative Commons CC0’ while others fall under Shopify’s own photo license.
Generally they provides images which are useful for an e-commerce site, as we already know Shopify is an platform to create e-commerce site. Those images are useful for affiliate sites also who give product reviews.
In number 5 we have PIKWIZARD, one of the popular free stock images & videos. They have more than 1M+ images & videos. They provides images & videos without any watermark & you don’t need to give any credit also. You can use their images as per your wish.
They provide images of high quality and their website has inbuilt editor so that you can edit the image at the same time and download it. They don’t allow resale or use in products for resale ( posters, t-shirts, etc.)
6. Life of Pix
Life of Pix is a resource which is made by LEEROY. Leeroy is an creative agency located in France, which provides amazing designing services. You can check their website for more information.
Life of Pix offers free high resolution photos with no copyright restriction. You can use the photos provided by Life of Pix absolutely for free. And they also provides free stock videos not only images. You can check their another site Life of Vids for free stock videos of high resolution.
Every week they add new photos, so what are you waiting for, may be other site ???
Gratisography is another popular site for free stock images. You will find high-resolution free stock images without any copyright restriction. You can use the images provided by them for commercial purpose also.
Before using their images don’t forget to read their free photo license. According to their license you can use it for commercial purpose also like advertising campaign, use in blog, add text etc. But you are not allowed to redistribute Gratisography for free/paid. You can’t claim those images as your own and also use them in pronography, illegal activities etc.
They have photos in lots of categories like Animal, Fashion, Object, People, Urban and so on. And every week they add new images which are of course copyright free images.
Picjumbo is another great site for free stock images which was created in 2013. The site was created by Viktor Hanacek. When Viktor submitted his photos, all the stock photo sites rejected his photos due to “lack of quality”. Then Viktor started his own site where he upload photos which he has captured by himself.
Now millions of bloggers, youtubers use Picjumbo photos in their sites and videos. Picjumbo provides high resolution free stock images in wide variety of categories like iPhone Wallpapers, Office photos, tech related photos, YouTube video background and much more. Every week they keep on adding new images of high quality.
According to them their photos has been downloaded 7M+ which is really a great thing. They also have Premium membership plan by joining which you can get premium pictures.
You will find amazing pictures in their site. They provide free stock images with high resolution without any copyright restriction. SplitShire was created in 2014. Currently the site has around 1,101 free stock photos and everyday this number is increasing.
You will find really amazing photos in this site although it don’t have much photos. But it has great photos. You can use the images provided by then in your website or app, advertising campaign, ebook, book covers, personal use, software etc. But you are not allowed to sell those photos as they are free of cost and in other third party stock website and can’t be used in illegal activities.
StockSnap.io has wide categories of free stock images of high resolution. You will find all the photos that you may have been looking for. Those images are copyright free images. It is very easy to use StockSnap.io, they have amazing search features using which you can easily get the images you are actually searching for.
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In StockSnap you can also check which pictures are getting more views and downloads. Everyday StockSnap.io add hundreds of new copyright free images which you can use commercially also in your webiste, app, videos and much more things.
Reshot is one of the best platform to find unique types of free stock photos. Reshot provides high resolution free stock photos without any copyright restriction. You will find awesome photos in Reshot.
You will find photos with wide categories which you can use as per your own wish, commercially and for personal use also. All of those photos are handpicked and are also non-stocky images.
Hey do you have any food blog, or make video on foods, or have restaurant, or anything else related to foods then FoodiesFeed is the perfect free stock photo site for you. You can get amazing photos of different types of foods.
You will get high resolution photos without any copyright restriction. Those images can be used as per your own wish. FoodiesFeed is a resource of awesome naturally looking food photos that are completely free to download.
All photos published on Foodiesfeed are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CCO) license.
Freestock.org offers a wide ranges of free stock photos of high resolution. You can use them in both the personal and commercial projects. All the photos in Freestocks.org are released under released under (Creative Commons CC0) license.
Every week they add new photos. And you will not find lots of photos in their site because only 3 people work in that site & those three people also do that as a passion not as a carrier but they upload new photos every week.
Picograpgy is one of the top source for high resolution free photos. It contains beautiful photos. All the photos on Picography comes with (Creative Commons CC0) license which means you can use it for personal and commercial use and also edit and modify it as per your own need.
According to their license you are not allowed to say that you are the real owner of the photos however there is no need to give any shorts of credit to the owner but you are not allowed to do so.
Foca is another popular platform for free stock photos. You will find many photos of different categories which are free to use. They provides high resolution photos which everyone loves. Foca was founded by Jeffrey Betts.
Not only photos but Foca also provides videos which are also free to use. If you are a youtuber then Foca can help you a lot in your videos by providing you thousands of free stock videos.
All the photos and videos in Foca are released under (Creative Commons CC0) license. Means you can edit, modify and use it as per your own wish and need. There is no need to provide credit if you use photos and videos from Foca in your blog, video or other things.
16. New Old Stock
Hey do you have any blog about history or make videos on history, then New Old Stock is the best free stock photo platform for you. You will find lots of old photos in New Old Stock.
Mainly they provide Vintage photos from the public archives. You are allowed to use the photos for free but in some cases you may need to provide credit to the real owner. So before using any of their photos in your blog, video or anything else contact them and then only use them
StyledStock is know from providing free feminine stock photos for every woman blogger, youtuber, freelancer, etc. It provides beautiful styled images for blogs, videos, and other different types of projects.
All the photos provided in StyledStock comes without any copyright restriction. Users can use it for personal and commercial purpose. They can edit it and modify as per their own need. But they are not allowed to share those photos on other free stock photo website, use them on app, print on T-Shirt to sell it and use them on illegal activities.
Stockvault was founded in 2004 and since then it has been providing free stock photos. It also has membership plan using which you can download premium photos. Till today their photos has been downloaded more than 25M times.
They provides pictures and illustrations of individuals, buildings and street photography, beautiful landscapes, plant & flower photos, electronics, food images and jewelry photos and much more.
All the photos and vectors provided by Stockvault are 100% free. Users can edit and modify them according to their own wish. And can use them in their blog, videos and other places. But like other websites they are not allowed to put those photos on other free stock photos websites.
Morguefile is also one of the popular site for free high resolution stock photos. It has more than 350,000 free stock photos which can be used for personal and commercial use. It also has premium membership plan by subscribing to which users can get premium photos which are not available for free.
Users can edit and modify those images but they are not allowed to sell, license, or put them on other free stock websites. And they not allowed to claim as the original owner of the picture. They have very wide number categories from which users can get pictures even more easily.
They also provides Videos, Vectors, Templates along with photos. And users can also request photos if they did’t find what they were actually looking for.
20. Jay Mantri
Jay Mantri is a photographer who upload all of this own shot photos in this website and allow everyone to use them. Every week he uploads new photos which are really great.
And all of those photos are released under (Creative Commons CC0) license. Means users can edit them, modify them and use them for both personal and commercial use in their blogs, videos and other places.
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So these were some of the popular sites which provides free stock photos. Yeah I know there are still many sites, but it is not possible to list them all here. And also before using photo from any website don’t forget to read their Term of Service and License documents. And also don’t forget to bookmark this page now so that it will be easy for you.
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