25 Websites to Get Free Images

If you want connect and communicate effectively a picture is worth 1000 words. Many times we try to look for images and the first thing people do is just to a search and then they copy the images. Even do that may be the easiest way to do it, it is not the correct way as you do not own those images. Across the years I have learn and found several

Pexels

Pexels  is one of my favorite websites. It provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through our discover pages.

SplitShire

Photographers generosity is spreading like a wildfire. The website has a large collection of high-quality digital photographs and all for free.

Burst

Burst is a microsite created with a lots of quality product and lifestyle pictures all for free.

Epicantus

Photographer ,Daria, has put together a collection of photos that anyone can download and use in their projects. The images are great content backdrops.

Picjumbo

Picjumbo is full of royalty-free stock images that don’t require any type of attribution.

IM Free

IM Free is a curated collection of high-quality images broken down into different categories.

Morguefile

Morguefile is a free photo archive “for creatives, by creatives.” Founded by Michael Connors in the early Internet days of 1996, the site was created to serve as a free image exchange for creative professionals and teachers to use in their work. This same mission remains true today: we are a community-based free photo site, and all photos found in the Morguefile archive are free for you to download and re-use in your work, be it commercial or not. The photos have been contributed by a wide range of creatives from around the world, ranging from amateur photo hobbyists to professionals.

FreeImages

Freeimages was launched in February 2001 as an alternative for expensive stock photography. The idea was to create a site where creative people could exchange their photos for inspiration or work. The site has evolved into the massive community you see today — there are over 2,500,000 registered users and around 400,000 photos online.

New Old Stock

New Old Stock is a great website for looking for old style or vintage photos.

Picography

this website provides “Free high-resolution photos. Use them however you like.” However, if you’re after a bit of inspiration, it’s definitely worth a visit.

GetRefe

Good-looking free pics that you can use for pretty much anything.

Jay Mantri

A beautifully collection of photos of landscapes and abstract objects which are all the work of one designer.

Superfamous

Dutch Artist Folkert Gorter’s website is a great source of images. His collections of photos and paintings are great for any post or presentation. All you need to do is give him credit.

Public Domain Archive

Top quality images organized in to modern, vintage and weekly images. This are top quality images and the best thing is that they are high quality.

Gratisography

Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects. Click on an image to download the high-resolution version. New awesome pictures added weekly!  All pictures were photographed by Ryan McGuire and free of copyright restrictions.

StockSnap.io

StockSnap is the best place on the internet to find beautiful free stock photos. Highest resolution pictures and add them to the database on a daily basis. This is not your typical crappy stock photo site. All photos uploaded to the site are released under Creative Commons – CC0 and do not require attribution. No more hassle trying to figure out whether you can use photos for commercial use and whether you need to provide attribution.

Negative Space

This is a nifty website to have in your toolbox. The photos on offer are colorful and ooze quality. They have a handy list of categories and a unique “copy space” filter. What’s that? Basically, you use the filter to specify in what position you want to add text to the photo (like an article headline) and it will return results that match your request. Pretty handy, right?

Pixabay

On Pixabay you may find and share images free of copyrights. All pictures are released under Creative Commons CC0 into the public domain.

Freestocks

This website offers a mix of categories all stuffed full of good-looking photos. There’s no catch. Just find, download, and use as you wish. Simple.

Snapwire Snaps

The good folks at Snapwire, a platform for requesting custom photographs, offer 7 free pics every 7 days. The images are always high-quality, good-looking, and free for you to use as you like.

Tookapic

This website includes a great mix of high-quality photos and abstract photos.

MMT

Moment (MMT) provides free CC0 photography for personal and commercial use on websites, projects, themes, apps, and more.

Life of Pix

Life of Pix is a collection of high-res, photos. All pictures are absolutely no copyright restrictions. In addition to pics it also includes free video footage.

Kaboompics

Kaboompics is a collection of High Quality Photos offered for free to bloggers, website owners, small businesses, freelancers & social media ninjas.

Unsplash

Unsplash is a collection of beautiful “do whatever you want” photos. What does that mean? Exactly what it says on the box.

 

There you have it. I know you will use this sites to create amazing websites, posts and presentations. Share this post with your friends and family members.

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