Photography has always been an inseparable part of great blog design. However, stock photography costs money and great stock photography may cost you a fortune (we are talking actually good photos, not those tacky guys in suits shaking hands on white background).
Trying to find good free stock photos that actually look decent is hard work since there are heaps of websites that deceptively require payment for download while claiming the opposite. This article curates a list of some of the best websites offering free stock photos that you can download and use for your website without asking for permissions or paying anything.
Unsplash gathers some of the most beautiful high resolution free stock photos available online. What’s even better about them is that they update the website with 10 new free stock photos every 10 days, so you will always get a new supply of entirely free stock photos for your blog or website without risking to get stuck in the rut.
Death to the Stock Photo
Death to the Stock Photo is a bit different than the other websites curating free stock photos that we write about in this article simply because it is subscription-based. Created by two photographers who wanted to enable others to get access to high-quality free stock photos, Death to the Stock photo offers you the possibility to sign up for free and receive a selection of photos delivered to your inbox monthly, or pay only $10 per month to gain access to every available packages of photos.
Magdeleine holds a huge amount of carefully selected free stock photos categorized by nature, architecture, food, animals, people, technology, objects, etc, so we believe that even the most acquired of tastes can find something to like, download and maybe use for a blog post or website article.
Photo Pin is a compilation of hundreds of free stock photos to choose from, all of them carefully classified under various topics. What makes it even neater and easier to use is the selection of different photo download sizes as well as the HTML link for attribution.
LittleVisuals is an exceptional free stock photo website with a great selection of small-scale, curated and handpicked free stock photos. All you need to do to receive seven incredible, high-resolution free stock photos every week is to sign up for their newsletter. Believe us when we say you’ll never regret it.
Are you looking for high quality stock images but don’t want to spend the dollars on them? Don’t hesitate to follow our advice and use some of these free stock photo inventories to bring more visitors to your blog or even more buyers to your website!