Finding free images for your blog can be difficult. You spend your time searching for the perfect image, but it’s either too expensive, or the license doesn’t allow you to use the image in the way you need to.
Fortunately, there is an ever-growing community of photographers who have released their high-resolution photos for free.
I’ve compiled a list of my top go-to sites for finding beautiful and free images for your blog. The best part is that the photos can be used for your commercial and personal work.
1. Burst by Shopify
Burst is a stock photography site filled with attractive free images. All images on Burst can be used for personal or commercial projects without providing credit to the photographer or Burst. You can even use the photos to create t-shirts, mugs, or other products. Attribution required: No, but it is appreciated.
All of the photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero.
This means the photographer has waived all rights to the work and you are allowed to copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free (even for commercial purposes), and without asking the photographer for permission. Attribution required: No.
Created by Viktor, picjumbo offers a large collection of high-resolution photos available for personal and commercial use. Attribution required: No, but it is appreciated.
Pixabay offers a collection of over 380,000 stock photos, art illustrations, and vectors. You can copy, modify, distribute and use the images, for personal and commercial purposes.
I recommend creating an account to avoid having to fill out the captcha form for every download. Attribution required: No.
5. Death to the Stock Photo
Death to the Stock Photo is a membership-based stock photo library. After you provide your email address, they will send a collection of beautiful, high-quality images to your inbox once a month.
The images can be used for personal and commercial work. Attribution required: No.
Created by Ryan Mcguire, Gratisography offers a unique collection of high-resolution images that can be used for commercial or personal projects. New images are added every week. Attribution required: No, but it is appreciated.
Pexels is a free stock photography website that’s perfect for bloggers. Images can be modified, redistributed, and used commercial projects. Attribution required: No.
Finding free, beautiful, and high-resolution images for your blog doesn’t have to be tedious. The sites listed in this article are great resources for finding photos to use for your personal and commercial work.
Have you given any of these sites a try? Do you have a favorite website for finding free images for your blog? Share your comments below.
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