You might know how difficult it is to find some high-quality images for our needs. It’s a hell of a job. And when you get one it is either watermarked or lower resolution. These stock images market are captured by big companies like Shutterstock and 123RF who charge around $20 per photo. But there are some websites which still provide some of the amazing high-quality free stock images.
Why stock images?
Yaa that might be a question in your mind. So basically if you go in search for an image on google, there might be millions of results of that search, but can those photos be used by you. Many authors have copyright over those photos and might object the use of their use in your personal work.
But don’t worry here is the list of some of the best high-resolution free stock images with no copyright problem and guess what, they are free.
Here’s an amazing list of the world’s best free stock photo websites for designers, business owners and anyone who is looking for one.
Free stock images website:
- Unsplash An amazing website with a good collection of high definition stock images. Unsplash is our go-to destination for free stock images. all the stock images that we use in our websites are basically from unsplash. We rank it as the best website for free stock images.
- Superfamous– The website has an awesome intro page and some amazing collection of images which are really awesome. It is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. This means that you can use the work for your own purposes as long as credit is provided. All images are by Folkert Gorter
- Picjumbo: It is another collection of free stock images. The images are great and the best part the images are categorized so you can easily find which image you want.
- Pixabay: It is like the heaven for web designer’s it consist of over 570,000 free photos, vectors and art illustration. The images are categorized so you can easily find which image you want and can even categorize between image and vectors.
- imcreator: It is the source of free stuff which is required while building a website. Images are searchable so easy to navigate.
- Negative space: Negative Space provides 20 new photos every week released under Creative Commons CC0. The photos are searchable and can be sorted by category, copy space and color.
- Gratisography‘s has some out of the world images All pictures are photographed by Ryan McGuire and free of copyright restrictions.
- Splitshire: The website is of Daniel nanescu which has over 600,000 downloads, and over 6,000,000 page views which is an amazing number.
- Life of pix It is a collection of free images. A quite decent collection of images. Life of Pix is a resource created by the LEEROY creative agency offering free high-resolution photos with no copyright restrictions. New pictures are added weekly.
- Jay Mantri : Another amazing collection of images from another well-known photographer. His collection is amazing.
Some Other Free stock image websites
Here are some other resources which I also found while searching for the free stock images.
- snapwire snaps
- lock & stock photos
- death of stock photos
- little visuals
- start up stock images.
So I said 10 and ended up with, more than 10, that’s ok nothing should be lost from the list. By the way, the list numbering (ordering ) is just for separation purpose. I don’t rate any of the websites according to the number. No website is given higher priority.
Every website has awesome content, check out each one of them before selecting one of them. All the websites listed might not be completely free so do check out. But most of them are completely free.