Free Stock Images

Content, Content, Everywhere… And Not An Image in Sight.

If you’re anything like us, and we’re assuming you are, you have had difficulty at some point with finding the proper image to use online. Or, once you find it you realize the often hefty price you must pay to get rights to use the image.

So, with this in mind, we went on a hunt for Free Stock Images and came across a few different resources from wonderful photographers and designers. Our goal now is to keep this list going. So, please enjoy the following resources and feel free to add your own into the comments so we can continue this compilation.


Free Stock Images

* = Attribution Required
? = Site is Searchable

FreeImages * ?
GetRefe (Main Site ? / Tumblr)
Gratisography
IMFree * ?
JayMantri
LittleVisuals
morgueFile ?
New Old Stock
Picjumbo ?
Picography
Pixabay ?
PublicDomainArchive
Superfamous *
Unsplash *


References:

Imgur Post by longtimelurkerfirsttimetoaster
15 Amazingly Free Stock Photo Websites by Casey Ark


A Note on Creative Commons

Creative Commons Zero – Means you can use the photos in any way you’d like without needing permission.
Creative Commons with Attribution – Means you can use the photos in any way you’d like as long as you attribute the creator of the photo.


What is Your “Go-To” Resource for Free Stock Images?
(Let us know in the comments.)

Disclaimer:

Please note that many of these sites require attribution for image use, meaning; give credit to the image source/author if you use the image and you will have full rights to the image (even for commercial use). Attribution is dependent on the type of Creative Commons License used by the site/site-owners. The information shared in this document is deemed accurate to the best of the author’s knowledge. However, use of any information from this document is at the user’s own risk and the author is not to be held liable. Please ensure all information is used ethically and appropriately under the stipulations of the respective owners.

(Photo Credit: Nemo)

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