Are you one of the 46% of marketers who say photography is critical to their current marketing and storytelling strategies?
Images are an important part of your online presence, Researchers found that coloured visuals increase people's willingness to read a piece of content by 80%. That's a big percentage, but finding that perfect picture for your website, blog or advertising campaign can always be a tricky, especially if your budget is tight, well never fear, I have compiled the Ultimate List of free stock photo websites, allowing you to search for that perfect free image!
This list is a combination of sites, photographers who produce their own images, community sites allowing users to upload photographs and search engines.
The Ultimate List of FREE Stock Photo Websites
ABSFreePic A high-resolution, absolutely free photos stock site with only one type of licence: (CC0 Public Domain).
AllTheFreeStock.com Free Stock Images, Videos, Music and Icons in one location.
BarnImages.com photography that’s fresh, nothing that duplicates the stock photography you’ll find elsewhere.
Bara-Art.com Free high resolution photos for your personal and even commercial projects!
CompFight.com image search engine tailored to efficiently locate images for blogs, comps, inspiration, research.
Clker.com Free clip art
cupcake.nilssonlee.se Free original images to use as you want
CreativeCommons.org authors let everyone use their awesome pictures for free on the condition of attribution.
DeathToTheStockPhoto.com Artist Owned Co-op that provides you with the freshest authentic stock photos and videos
Designerspics.com Free Hi-res photos for your personal & commercial use.
dreamstime.com/free-photos High resolution royalty-free and public domain images
DreamsTime.com 153 million stock photos; worlds largest stock community
Finda.photo Browse through over 1 million high-quality stock photos across multiple free and paid stock photo sites
Foter.com source of high quality free photos and inspiration for journalists and graphic designers
FoodiesFeed.com Best resource for highly visually appealing free food photos in high resolution.
Freedigitalphotos.net Download free and premium stock photos
Freeimages.com royalty-free photos by subject, photographer, or even camera
FreeLargePhotos.com high quality, high-resolution photos to individuals for their personal use for free
FreelyPhotos.com high-quality Christian stock photography available for FREE
FreeMediagoo.com Unique Royalty-Free Stock Photos, Textures and More
Freenaturestock.com Royalty-free CC0 nature stock photos and videos
FreeRangeStock.com quality stock photos for commercial and non-commercial use. For free.
FromOldBooks.org Pictures, Engravings and Extracts From Old Books
GetRefe.com high-quality imagery of people interacting with technology for your projects
GoodFreePhotos.com high resolution free photos and vectors
Gratisography.com quirky… beautiful… arresting. Images that make your audience’s heart beat just a little faster
Glyphs.co Glyphs is the easiest way to find, customize, and deliver graphics
Imagefinder.co Royalty free stock photos from the world's best photographers
ISOrepublic.com Thousands of Free High-Resolution CC0 Photos and Videos
Iwaria.com Free African high quality photos for your projects.
Jeshoots.com Free stock photos for websites and commercial use. Seriously!
JayMantri.com quality high res photos
KaboomPics.com Free stock photography and colour palettes
Libreshot.com Free for commercial use. No watermark. No attribution. Guaranteed origin.
LittleVisuals.co Free, high resolution images.
lifeofpix.com Free, high resolution images.
lookingglassfreephotos.tumblr.com Totally free-to-use photos. All original pics by photographer Lisa
Mazwai.com free stock footage clips, hand-picked by our in-house team of video professionals.
Magdeleine.co one free high resolution photograph every day
Moveast.me This is a journey of a Portuguese guy moving that decided that every photo should be used for free
mmtstock.com Free photos, videos, and templates for commercial use
Morguefile.com Free images for creatives, by creatives
MyStock.Photos Unique and free stock images
Nomad.Pictures Free Stock Photos for commercial Use.
NoblWeb.com Providing you with free, high-resolution photos and textures, for all your web design projects.
Openclipart.org Openclipart. Since 2004, Now with 162391 clipart.
Pexels.com best free stock photos & videos shared by talented creators.
Photober.com Free Stock Photos for commercial Use.
photopin.com millions of Creative Commons photos and add them to your blog posts easily
PhotoStockEditor.com Free Stock Photos for commercial Use.
Picjumbo.com free stock photos, backgrounds and free high-resolution images for personal and commercial use
Pickupimage.com Free high resolution photos
Picography.co Gorgeous, High-Resolution, Free Photos
Pikwizard.com (mostly) free stock image & video site with libraries that hold over 1 million stock images and videos
Pixabay.com Over 1.9 million+ high quality stock images, videos and music
Pond5.com world’s largest collection of royalty-free stock video, with music, motion graphics
Publicdomainarchive.com Free stock photos
Raumrot.com Free stock photos
Resplashed.com Stunningly amazing free photos
realisticshots.com Free stock photos (high resolution) for personal and commercial use.
RawPixel.com The best safe to use design resources for everyone
Skitterphoto.com Ready to use graphics
Skuawk.com Public domain photos
search.creativecommons.org Browse over 500 million images, available for reuse
splitshire.com Beautiful & exclusivefree stock photos.
Snapwiresnaps.tumblr.com License & commission photos from the world's most talented photographers
Splashbase.co Ready to use graphics
startupstockphotos.com Startup Stock Photos are free startup, office, and tech stock photos for your next project.
sitebuilderreport.com/stock-up indexes 34,978 photos from 31 different free stock photo websites.
Stockpholio.net Free Stock Photos For Commercial Use
Stocksnap.io Beautiful free stock photos
Stockvault.net Free stock images, with new illustrations added every day
Stokpic.com Free Stock Photos For Commercial Use
ThePatternLibrary.com a library of patterns
ThePicPac.com Pay what you want, high quality photographs
TheStocks.im Database which searches several stock image websites.
Unrestrictedstock.com Free and Unrestricted Stock Photos & Vectors.
Vecteezy.com free vector art, stock photos & videos.
VisualHunt.com We hunt free high quality stock photos.
Wylio.com A time saving service for using Creative Commons pictures.