Every creator know how hard is to find high-quality photos which can use into a project/website/presentation, but there is just in most of cases high-paid photos. Spend a lot of time with searching but without a photo which is free and suits perfectly for our needs.
In today’s online world it is necessary to use looking good photos to make your audience interested. And the basis of every nice looking website, blog, profile, project are professional photos (Check out Instagram! It’s an app based on nice photos).
But not everyone has the time and opportunity to make a good looking photos. You need a camera, unique ideas, good-looking stuff and a big amount of time.
The best way then is use stock photos.
But there is another problem: if you do not know the best websites with free photos, you will lose a lot of time finding them. Nowadays, there are so many photo websites that offer a crazy amount of photos.
As a graphic designer I use these websites daily, so I decided to write this article and recommend it so on.
How do you find high-quality images that don’t have copyright restrictions? There is the answer!
My favorite and at the same time one of the most popular stock photo website where you can find lots of quality photos on every topic and subject. You can explore over 850,000 in different categories! It is user-friendly website and super easy to use.
Pexels collection looks so amazing!
Thats why this website is also popular. You can find there also little more experimental and artistic photography.
Here you can search for photos that are similar. You can also choose the photographer and his style first, and then the photos that are perfect for your purpose.
All photos on Pexels are free for personal and commercial purposes, allowed you to modify, edit as you like to do. You can also give some credit to the photographer, but is not necessary.
Read their licence here.
This website have more than 1 million photos! You can also find lots of quality illustrations, vectors and videos here. You can find every type of content for adults.
Pixabay License is free to use, download, copy, modify or adapt the Images and Videos for commercial or non-commercial purposes.
Terms of Pixabay.
A website made by Shopify. On a Burst you can browse high-categories photo collection which is categorize such as portraits, flatlay, women, men, etc. It is really easy to find photo which you need!
You can also choose if you want to download high-resolution or low-resolution photos and it doesn’t cost anything. But there is same case as in a Pexels, you can donate a photographer.
Do not click on this link if you are hungry, because this website is full of delicious food 🤤 ! Best website for restaurants and food bloggers.
Licence for this delicious photos.
Kaboompics is website full of original and also seasonal photos. And be honest, I love that filter where you can choose which color or orientation of the picture you prefer! Good job, Kaboompics.
The best one as a last one. Adobe stock is paid, BUT for first month is free and you can download 10 high-resolution images. Best for designers, or business which need unique photos. You can also find there illustrations, vectors, videos, teplates, 3D.
Other websites with stock photos for free:
Magdeleine.co / Gratisography.com / Visualhunt.com / Foodiesfeed.com / Picjumbo.com / Scatterjar.com / Freeimages.com / Publicdomainarchive.com / Getrefe.com / Stocksnap.io