Whether you run a blog or social media page for your business, photography should be a crucial part of your design. Fortunately, there has been a growing number of websites that offer beautiful stock photography for free. Most of the photographs on these websites can be copied, modified, and distributed even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.
However, some of them still require attribution. You should do your own research to determine which images require attribution.
Here are 5 of the best free stock photo websites you can use for your designs.
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Negative Space is home to thousands of free stock photos which are updated every week The photos are available without any copyright restrictions, allowing you to use them however you please.
Based in London, Negative spaces’ collection of photos features beautiful British scenes worth checking out. From food to technology, there are several categories you can check out.
Pexels has a wide range of stock photos to suit your needs no matter what your content is about. You can access the photo you want by entering specific keywords, or browsing by themes.
Pexels stands out for its amazing category dedicated to space exploration. It’s important to note that most of the space images are from NASA, and hence are expected to be used in specific contexts
Unsplash is updated with 10 new free photos every week The photos are unique and depict real-life events in the best way possible
On top of that, every photo published on Unsplash is licensed under Creative Commons Zero, which gives users the freedom to use photos in whichever way they desire without permissions or attribution.
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With Picjumbo, you can get free images for your blog post or website design whenever you want. The website is home to a wide collection of high-quality images spanning various topics
Picjumbo also offers unique paid packages for bloggers, designers, and agencies (starting at $10/month).
While Fancy Crave is free of copyright restriction, it requires that you never advertise its photographs as your own and attribute when and if you can.
The platform adds two new photos to its collection every day, ensuring that users always have access to fresh photos.
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