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By Blair Kelly Outreach

15 Of Our Favorite Sites For Free Stock Photos

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It’s no secret that images are one of the most engaging and important components of online marketing, but unless you’re willing to pay significant costs for access to a database, trying to find good quality, high-resolution images can be incredibly time-consuming and as a busy financial advisor, you don’t have that luxury. Since you need to make your website, blog and social media posts reader-friendly with the ability to drive traffic to your site, how do you go about finding the perfect images for free? Read on to find out more!

We’re helping you out by rounding up our 15 Go-To Websites for free high-quality, beautiful stock photos. These are our own personal favorite places to find photos when we need images for our own blogs, social media, or client websites. You can use any photos from these websites however you would like!

15 Websites for Free, High-Quality Stock Photos

1. Unsplash

We love Unsplash for absolutely stunning photography. You can always find an image that will “Wow” here. Many photos of landscapes, buildings, nature, and artistic shots as well. Unsplash offers ten new photos every ten days.

Unsplash

2. Pixabay

Pixabay is great if you are looking for a very specific image. Use the search function to search for images such as “New York City” or “Family Outside”. Just be sure to skip past the recommended Shutterstock images that are displayed in the results first, as those are not free (but help keep the site free!).

Pixabay

3. Pexels 

Pexels, like Pixabay, offers a great search function and offers up a good selection of nature photos, abstracts, and cityscapes. Notably, they also have a good selection of business stock photography.

4. Kaboompics

The thousands of free images here are searchable by keyword, category, tags, or can be browsed. These images cover a large variety of categories that you can use throughout your marketing materials, website or wherever you choose!

Kaboom Pics

5. Shutteroo

Shutteroo has beautiful, free images that are for both personal and commercial use.  A great attribute to using this is that you can let designers know of any photo collections that you would like to see, and he could create them for his page in the future.

6. Negative Space

Negative Space adds new free stock images every week, and you can browse by categories such as animals, people, nature, technology, work, and business. You can easily browse through the gallery as they are sorted by category, copy space position, and color.
Negative Space

7. Fancy Crave

FancyCrave’s easy to navigate website releases two new images from professional photographers everyday. The photos have much more of a fun, eclectic vibe, perfect for blog posts or social media.

Fancy Crave

8. Burst

Burst has a great website that showcases their top free high-resolution photos of the week, as well as, a collection of thousands of other pictures shot by a global community of photographers. It’s great for designers, developers, bloggers and entrepreneurs.

Burst

9. Picjumbo

Picjumbo is a collection of free and awesome photos that can be used both commercially and personally. New photos are added daily from a wide variety of categories including abstract, fashion, nature, technology and many other topics!

10. Freerange

The photographers on the Freerange website include both in-house photographers plus external contributors, as well. There are a lot of high-quality images to choose from, which can really give your marketing a boost!

Freerange stock

11. LibreShot

The photographs on LibreShot are incredibly unique and contains beautiful images, such as architectural shots to crisp floral images.

LibreShot

12. nappy

nappy is a free stock photo site with the mission “to provide beautiful, high-res photos of black and brown people to startups, brands, agencies, and everyone else.” There is often a lack of diversity on websites and in stock photos sites, so nappy is aiming to end that as they provide beautiful images for people to use in their marketing materials.

nappy

13. StockSnap.io

StockSnap.io has a beautiful collection of stock photos that are incredibly versatile and interesting, and adding these to your website or resources are sure to stand out to prospects.

stocksnap.io

14. SplitShire

SplitShire offers amazing free photos for your use, and all of them are available on the website. They range from stunning portraits to modern work stations, making your search for the next perfect photo quite simple. SplitShire

15. Life Of Pix

Life of Pix houses some really amazing, high-resolution photos.  All are available for personal and commercial use, and what’s even better is that they also have, Life of Vids, which offers free footage videos, clips, and loops, weekly which can be easily downloaded with a Vimeo account.

Life of Pix

That’s a Wrap!

Wow! With all of the amazing stock photos out there, we don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to start perusing these images. Finding the perfect photo for your website or marketing materials can be difficult but with these kinds of sites, it just got a lot easier.

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About the author

Blair Kelly

Blair is a digital marketing assistant at Twenty Over Ten and has a passion for uncovering what drives online traffic and the highest engagement. She follows more animals on Instagram than humans and her greatest achievement is her daughter, Grey.

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