We have already listed out a few tips on finding a proper free stock photo source. Keeping these in mind, we made a list of five websites worth checking out on regular basis. Each of these have in common that content is:

  • free
  • categorized and searchable
  • of a good quality
  • backed up with recognized name

Unsplash

Unsplash

Photos are of high-resolution, free of charge, very effective and unique. It is allowed to “do whatever you want” with them, no need for attributions or permissions. Every 10 days, 10 new photos are uploaded, so you can subscribe for them, and also submit photos of your choice. Behind the stage is the Crew of professional designers who choose photos for you.

Pixabay

Pixabay

Place where ‘over 490,000 free photos, vectors and art illustrations are stocked. The content is good and carefully chosen, while some of the photos are really breathtaking. Worth noting: besides photos, here you can find great free videos as well.

Pexels

Pexels

More than 3,800 high quality cover photos available, and every week at least 70 new are added. There is a promise that they ‘hand-pick’ photos from the best free image websites or those submitted by users. It looks like they are doing great!You can thank them by making a small donation via PayPall.

Gratisography

Gratisography

This site has an awesome vibe, and is a real fun to visit, even without specific request in mind. Humorous photographer Ryan McGuire is in charge of it on behalf of Belle Design. He is in love with coffee, so invites you to buy him a cup. Fresh photos are uploaded every week, available for any kind of use.

New Old Stock

New Old Stock

If you are up for some time travel, this is the place to find good old classic, vintage images which are ‘recapturing history‘. Photos once belonged to public archives and are freed of copyright restrictions. Cole Townsend‘s name is behind these interesting captures that bring emotions and trigger curiosity.


Let us know if you find these useful. Also, be generous and share with us resources of your choice and let us know why these are good. Happy hunting! :)