It can be insanely hard to find high quality, free stock photos for personal and commercial use. A growing number of awesome websites have amazing photos you can use for your work for free. I’ve curated a list of the most epic sites that have great stock images you can use for different purposes. You have probably bookmarked a few of these already.
Most of the photos you will find on these sites are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. You can copy, modify, distribute and use for even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. However, some photos may require attribution.
1. Pixabay: Free high quality images.
2. Pexels: Best free photos in one place.
3. All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.
4. Visual Hunt: High quality free photos in one place.
5. Splashbase: Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
6. Startup Stock Photos: Free photos for startups, bloggers and everyone.
7. Jay Mantri: Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.
8. Moveast: This is a journey of a portuguese guy moving east.
9. Travel Coffee Book: Sharing beautiful travel moments.
10. Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.
11. Death to the Stock Photo: Free photos sent to you every month.
12. Foodie’s Feed: Free food pictures in hi-res.
13. Mazwai: Free creative commons HD video clips & footages.
14. Jéshoots: New modern free photos.
15. Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.
16. Picography: Free images to use however you like.
17. The Stocks: The best free photos in one place.
18. Magdeleine: A free high-resolution photo every day.
19. Little Visuals: 7 hi-res images in your inbox every 7 days.
20. Gratisography: Free high-resolution photos.
21. Splitshire: Delicious free stock photos.
22. New Old Stock: Vintage photos from the public archives.
23. Picjumbo: Totally free photos.
24. Getrefe: Free photos.
25. Snapographic: Free stock photos for personal & commercial use.
26. Public Domain Archive: New 100% free stock photos.
27. IM Free: A curated collection of free resources.
28. Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
29. The Pattern Library: Free patterns for your projects.
30. Life of Pix: Free high-resolution photos.
31. ISO Republic: High-quality, free photos for creatives.
32. Stokpic: Totally free photos.
33. Kaboompics: The best way to get free photos.
34. Function: Free photo packs.
35. Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.
36. Paul Jarvis: Free high-resolution photos.
37. Lock & Stock Photos: Free stock photos for you.
38. Designers Pics: Free photographs for your personal & commercial use.
39. MMT: Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.
40. Negative Space: 20 Free stock photos posted every week
41. Raumrot: Free high-resolution picture.