25 free stock photography resources

Download high quality images free to use for private or commercial purposes


As a creative, you are probably always looking for free stock photography to enhance your designs. Chances are you don’t have to look around too long to stumble upon something that fits your needs. How tempting it may be: don’t just download anything from anywhere. Even on the internet there are things like copyright and intellectual property.

The CC0 licence comes to the rescue. The Creative Commons license allows people to share their work by waiving all their copyright and related rights in their works to the fullest extent allowed by law. This in return gives you the opportunity to a) use these photos without any risk of liability and b) discover an infinite range of creative and incredibly skilled people.

This is the second part in our overview of license free stock photos. If you missed out on our original post, don’t hesitate to have a look.

1. Pikwizard

A stunning library of over 1 million stock images and videos. Royalty free and safe for commercial use, with no attribution required.

2. Snapwire Snaps

The Tumblr account of Snapwire offers 7 free beautiful photos every 7 days.

3. Photober

Download free images.

4. Free Stock Photos

A website dedicated to the free publication of high-resolution photos and images. The images published here can be downloaded free of charge and may be used for commercial or private purposes, depending on the license.

5. Epicantus

Free to use original photography by Daria

6. Story Blocks

Become a member and save on millions of high-quality stock photos, vectors, and illustrations.

7. Burst

Burst is a free stock photo platform that is powered by Shopify. The image library includes thousands of high-resolution, royalty-free images that were shot by a global community of photographers.

8. MMT Stock

Free photos, videos, and templates for commercial use.

9. Foter

Premium Royalty-Free Stock Photos From The Foter Community.

10. Albumarium

Find and share beautiful images

11. iStock by Getty Images

Discover royalty-free images, illustrations and videos that will make you stand out.

12. StockPhotos

A wide collection of photos gathered from other stocks.

13. Fotomelia

A French website offering a vast range of royalty free photos.

14. Skitterphoto

All photos are free to use for any purpose. You may download and edit photos and even use them commercially.

15. Stockvault

New photos, textures and illustrations added every day.

16. RGBStock

More than 100 000 stock photos available, 100% free.

17. Libreshot

Free images even for commercial use. No watermark. No attribution.

18. Dreamstime

Download high resolution Royalty-Free and public domain (CC0) images for free.

19. Freepik

Find Free vectors, stock photos, PSD and icons.

20. Freerange stock

Photos and illustrations licensed for commercial use. No attribution required!

21. IMG Photos

Download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications. Images are 100% free to use under creative commons license. The site offers high quality images over multiple categories including food, travel, animals, people, and nature.

22. Realistic shots

Free high resolution stock photos for personal and commercial use. 7 new photos every week.

23. Startup Stock Photos

Stock photos for startups and tech related businesses.

24. Avopix

Free images, stock photos & footage.

25. Freepixels

Since 2005 FreePixels.com offers free high resolution photos that you can use for your personal and commercial projects.

Posted on August 8, 2019 by , last modified on August 8, 2019

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