11 Websites For Great, Free Photos

Dana Sheehan/ Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media

We all know the typical stock photos – a group of business people sitting at a table and smiling at a document. Yup, totally realistic. But you need images to use in your marketing. Check out this list of 11 websites where you can get great photos for free, even for commercial use.

But first…

NEVER use images without permission. You cannot Google an image and use it on your website without getting permission from the owner. You can be SUED for doing this. I have seen this happen. It’s usually because people don’t understand the laws around using images, but that’s not an excuse. Using images without permission is stealing. Don’t do it. Also, give credit when you use free photos! Even better, donate to the artist for the use of their images.

Here are some websites that provide free photos with the rights to use them for anything – even commercial use.

  1. Dreamstime www.dreamstime.com/free-photos
  2. Free Digital Photos www.freedigitalphotos.net
  3. Gratisography www.gratisography.com
  4. Image Source www.imagesource.com/royalty-free
  5. Jay Mantri www.jaymantri.com
  6. Life of Pix www.lifeofpix.com
  7. PicJumbo www.picjumbo.com
  8. Pixabay https://pixabay.com
  9. SplitShire www.splitshire.com
  10. StockSnap www.StockSnap.io
  11. UnSplash www.unsplash.com 

Image Credits

Man Browsing His iPhone While Packing by Viktor Hanacek, downloaded from PicJumbo

iPhone in Traffic Jam by Viktor Hanacek, downloaded from PicJumbo

Bee and Sunflower by Dixit Motiwala, downloaded from Unsplash

Man Writing on Table by Olu Eletu, downloaded from Unsplash

Cafe by Luke Chesser, downloaded from Unsplash

Father and Child by Nick Wilkes, downloaded from Unsplash

Mother and Daughter on Path by Jon Ottosson, downloaded from Unsplash

Mother and Daughter Smiling by London Scout, downloaded from Unsplash

Leaves on Branch by Aaron Burden, downloaded from StockSnap

Bridge by Ryan McGuire, downloaded from Gratisography

Woman Making Funny Face by Ryan McGuire, downloaded from Gratisography


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