40 Free Stock Photo Resources For Your Blog Posts

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Sometimes  not all of us Bloggers can take our own photos (photographs)  for our Projects (websites, blogs). Therefore its reality that stock photo websites exists. Some of us can take our own photos for projects (websites, blogs). There are many websites who offers the stock photo services to download free photos. However some offers the pay services to download stock photos. Using stock photos in website or blog creating a great impact on users and make attraction for visitors or users to visit website again. Its very difficult task to find the best free stock photos website resource that exactly match with your project, website, blog needs. Always match Your Site theme with stock photos resource Image that you are downloading for your website.Same size of photos will be required for Site posts before downloading confirm the size of images. but before using the stock photos always study the terms and conditions of the website that you are using for stock photos. Today i am going to focus on free stock photos websites.

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A quick note on licenses

All the image sites featured here offer free stock photos. However, the license may vary. Many are “Creative Commons Zero (CC0),” which means they are free to use for any purpose, including commercial, with no attribution required. Images sourced from Flickr are often CC2.0, which may be free to use commercially but require attribution. Additionally, you’re on the hook to be sure that the subject of the image (people, logos, private property, etc.) is clear of rights infringement.

List and links of great websites for specific photos

There are some great Websites. From these websites you can choose specific photos or images according to your needs as well as you can set the custom resolution according to your website or blog and then download it. The list and links of great websites are as follows.

1-Pexels

5 new high quality photos posted daily. Best place for free stock photos and images. You can search by category to get the perfect  result. Pexels has 18 (Eighteen) Categories which are present at the bottom of the website. you can use custom search by typing specific keyword in search box according to your needs. You can download unlimited photos from this websites for free. The most beneficial thing is that you can download stock photos and images in four sizes when you click on stock photo and image “Download for free” button offers four options (Original, Large, Medium, Small, Custom size). Pexels adds 70 new very high resolution photos on a weekly basis.

  • Pexels are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This means the pictures are completely free to be used for any legal purpose.
  • The pictures are free for personal and even for commercial use.
  • Attribution is not required.

High-Res? Many.

Image from Pexels

Image from Pexels

2-Splitshire

Very high quality free photos are available in this website. There are 21 categories available in CATEGORIES link. You can search by category or custom search. Free Stock Photos & Images for personal and commercial commercial use.  website owner Daniel Nanescu.

High-Res? Yes.

Image From SplitShire

Image From SplitShire

3-Pixabay

provide quality and restriction free licensing.

  • Pixabay’s images are released under a  Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, which means the creators have ceded all rights to their work.
  • Free for personal and commercial use.
  • Attribution is not required

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Pixabay

Image from Pixabay

4-Albumarium

What sets  apart is its organization. It’s arranged into “albums”—some as vague as “women,” others specific as “abandoned buildings.” The albums tend to be small, some with only a single image, but if you’re looking for the holy grail, you can’t do much better.

License? Varies—be sure to check each image.

High-Res? Yes

Image from Albumarium

Image from Albumarium

5-Unsplash

10 free high-resolution photos posted every 10 days All Unsplash photos are released under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, and they’re gorgeous to boot.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Unsplash

Image from Unsplash

6-Kaboompics

kaboompics is a great place to get breathtaking free pictures for business or personal projects. You can search by category. The categories are present at the top menu bar. The categories always get the better result or you can search photos by typing the keyword in the search box which is present at the right of the top menu bar. Kaboompics also has a link of popular where you can find hundreds of popular photos.

High Res? Yes.

Image from kaboompics

Image from kaboompics

7-Stocksnap.io

Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly. Stocksnap.io is a perfect place for high resolution photos. You can download high resolution photos and images for your projects from here. Stocksnap.io also provide a handy feature of search box. You can type keyword in search box to get your desire result. For example when you type “Computer” in search box. and hit enter the search box  will give a result of thousands of “Computer” photos with different styles. Stocksnap adds hundreds of photos on a weekly basis all photos are released under creative commons zero (CC0) public domain – no attribution required. Made by Snappa.

High Res? Many.

Image from Stocksnap.io

Image from Stocksnap.io

8-Gratisography

Gratisography is a unique place of 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. 

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Gratisography

Image from Gratisography

9-Designerspics

Designerspics has stock photos and images of very famous Designers. Free high-res photos for your personal & commercial use. Personal and commercial works absolutely FREE. You would not sell these photographs or add these images to your free image gallery. Attribution not required.

Designerspics is a project by Jeshu John.

High-Res? Yes

Image from Designerspics

Image from Designerspics

10-New Old Stock 

Such a cool site. Real vintage photos from public archives. Free of copyright restrictions. I also like and appreciate this Site.

High-Res? No.

Image from New Old Stock

Image from New Old Stock

11-Snapwire Snaps

7 free photos every 7 days. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image From Snapwire Snaps

Image From Snapwire Snaps

12-Life Of Pix

Free stock photos Montreal design agency. New photos added on weekly basis. Free for personal and commercial use. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Life Of Pix

Image from Life Of Pix

13-Jay Mantri

Photographer Offering free photos. 7 new photos added to every thursday,  creative commons zero (CC0) License

High-Res? Just moderate resolution, not high resolution. enough resolution for blogger.

Image from Jay Mantri

Image from Jay Mantri

14-Startup Stock Photos

Totally free photos for startups, bloggers, websites, designers, creators, developers. Creative common zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Startup Stock Photos

Image from Startup Stock Photos

16-Free Nature Stock

Photos uploaded daily. focused on nature. Use them however you want. Created by Adrian Pelletier. License under Creative Commons Zero (CC0). No Attribution required. One new photo will be added everyday.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Free Nature Stock

Image from Free Nature Stock

17-Stock Up

Search the best free stock photo sites in one place. Each photo on Stock Up will show the license when you hover over it. Most photos are Creative Commons Zero (CC0) . Some are public domain.

Because Stock Up aggregates many different free stock photo websites, the license for each photo will vary. And while you can do just about anything with most of the photos on Stock Up you should always refer to the original photographer for the license. Stock Up was created by Steve Benjamins.

High Res? Yes.

Image from Stock Up

Image from Stock Up

18-MMT

Free stock image site by Jeffrey Betts. Free for commercial use, Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. New photos added on a weekly basis. Search by category makes search beneficial.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from MMT

Image from MMT

19-ISO Republic

Free high quality photos for creative. Blog style site. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from ISO-Republic

Image from ISO-Republic

20-Getrefe

Free mobile laptop and real life photos. Creative Commons Zero (CC0).

High-Res? Not high res. Just moderate res.

Image from Getrefe

Image from Getrefe

21-Stokpic

Free High quality stock photos. You can download unlimited free Hi quality free photos from this site.  10 New Photos Sent Every 2 Weeks to subscriber. Website creator by Ed Gregory.

  • Free for personal and commercial use.
  • Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
  • Image Placeholders for Bloggers or Websites
  •  part of template for sell

Full-High-Res? Many.

Image from Stokpic

Image from Stokpic

Image from Stokpic

Image from Stokpic

22-Re:splashed

Really fantastic collection of HD images. Lots of Mountains, City, landscapes, ocean pics. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Re:splashed

Image from Re:splashed

Image from Re:splashed

Image from Re:splashed

23-SkitterPhoto

High quality free images. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. Uploaded a photo every single day.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Skitter Photo

Image from Skitter Photo

24-Free Images

Free Images is a large gallery of  more than 387,000 stock photos. But signup is required to download a photo. Before using the Free Images you have to read the license webpage and other things.

High-Res? Yes

Image from Free Images

Image from Free Images

25-Negative Space

Negative Space is a coolest website of free stock photos. Free stock photos added on weekly basis. A simple search box makes your search perfect. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. Free for personal and commercial use. No Attribution required.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Negative Space

Image from Negative Space

26-Polar Fox

Best high quality photos of free image sources. New Site at the time of writing. A brief description with each photo. Search box and categories on the left side of the site. All stock photos are free for personal and commerical use. No attribution required. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Polar Fox

Image from Polar Fox

27-Good Stock Photos

High quality stock photos. Every day added a new photo for free. Not a big source of stock photos. Good Stock Photo is a project of “Spark Up Arts”. The creator of Good Stock Photos is Steven. Free for personal and commercial use. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. No attribution required.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Good Stock Photos

Image from Good Stock Photos

28-Travel Coffee Book

Has not been updated in a few months but definitely a unique and beautiful travel shoots. Creative Commons Zero (CC0). No attribution required.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Travel Coffee Book

Image from Travel Coffee Book

29-Superfamous Studios

This site is unique with Super high quality stock photos under the conditions of a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. This means that you can use the work for your own purposes as long as credit is provided. various collections including aerial, biological, geological, and more

All images by Folkert Gorter.

High-Res? No. Just moderate resolution.

Image from Superfamous Studios

Image from Superfamous Studios

30-Little Visuals

Writing with a sad news. The owner of the site Nic passed away and thus no longer provides new pictures Sign up to get 7 hi-res images zipped up in your inbox every 7 days. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Little Visuals

Image from Little Visuals

31-Death To Stock Photos

Sign up to get monthly photos in your inbox of same category. Death to Stock Photos uses their own license which you can read on their webpage.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Death -To -Stock -Photos

Image from Death -To -Stock -Photos

32-Picjumbo

Picjumbo is a large collection of totally  free Hi quality stock photos site created by designer & photographer Viktor Hanacek in 2013. A wide variety of 70 categories and each category has many high quality photos. New photos added daily.

  • Free for personal and commercial use.
  • you can use web design, web templates, web themes, photo cover.

High-Res? Many.

Image from Picjumbo

Image from Picjumbo

33-Flickr

High quality photos. Signup with yahoo.  Read license detail on their Site.

High-Res? Yes.

Image From Flickr

Image From Flickr

34-Stock Vault

Photographers and designers share their photos for free non commercial use.

Stock Vault founder and administrator is Bjorgvin Gudmundsson.

Very High-Res? Yes.

Image from Stock Vault.

Image from Stock Vault.

35-Splashbase

Search and discover free high res photos and videos.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Splashbase

Image from Splashbase

36-Moveast

Totally Free stock photo site. This is a journey of a Portuguese guy moving to east. Site owner João Pacheco. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. Free for personal and commercial use.

High-Res? Yes

Image from Moveast

Image from Moveast

37-Foodies Feed

Free realistic food photos. You can also get free monthly high quality food photos. Free for personal and commercial use. There are some Premium photo packages.

Very High-Res? Many.

Image from Foodies Feed

Image from Foodies Feed

38-Jéshoots

New modern style photo. use for personal and commerical use. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. No attribution required. Site owner 24 years Jan Vasek.

High-Res? Yes.

Image from Jéshoots

Image from Jéshoots

39-Picography

Free high quality photos by Hidden Depth. Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.

High-Res? Yes.

Image-from-Picography

Image-from-Picography

40-Public domain archive

New 100% Free Stock Photos. Site Owner name is Matt and who lives in Athens.

High-Res? Yes.

Image From Public Domain Archive

Image From Public Domain Archive

In the end are you sure you get your desire Site from these list of Stock Photo Sites? If yes then i will be happy.

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