Best 15 Free Stock Photos Websites in 2020

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Many of these photographs are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. This means you can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. However, some photos may require attribution. I’ve done my best to identify which license they fall under but I still advise you to do your own research and determine how these images can be used.

1. StockSnap

URL: https://stocksnap.io/

Brief Description:
StockSnap.io has a large selection of beautiful free stock photos and high-resolution images. The site also has a very handy search feature making it easy to browse through the thousands of images available. In addition, the site tracks views and downloads so you can find the most popular photos available.

2. Pexels

URL: https://www.pexels.com/

Brief Description:
Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through their discover pages.

3. Unsplash

URL: https://unsplash.com/

Brief Description:
Unsplash offers a large collection of free high-resolution photos and has become one of the best sources for stock images. All photos are released for free under the Unsplash license.

4. Burst

URL: https://burst.shopify.com/

Brief Description:
Burst is a resource from Shopify that provides free stock photos for entrepreneurs. Some photos are licensed under Creative Commons CC0 while others fall under Shopify’s own photo license.

5. Reshot

URL: https://www.reshot.com/

Brief Description:
Reshot is a massive library of handpicked free stock photos you won’t find elsewhere. Built for startups, freelancers. Free to use commercially and editorially–no attribution required.

6. Pixabay

URL: https://pixabay.com/

Brief Description:
Pixabay offers a large collection of free stock photos, vectors and art illustrations. All photos are released under Creative Commons CC0.

7. FoodiesFeed

URL: https://www.foodiesfeed.com/

Brief Description:
FoodiesFeed offers thousands of beautiful realistic free food pictures in high resolution. It’s the perfect stock photo site for food bloggers.

8. Gratisography

URL: https://gratisography.com/

Brief Description:
Gratisography offers free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects. New awesome pictures are added weekly and are free of copyright restrictions. All pictures are captured by Ryan McGuire of Bells Design.

9. Freestocks

URL: https://freestocks.org/

Brief Description:
Freestock offers a wide range of high-quality photos all released under Creative Commons CC0.

10. Picography

URL: https://picography.co/

Brief Description:
Picography contains beautiful free stock photos submitted by Dave Meier and various other photographers. All photos are released under Creative Commons CC0.

11. Foca

URL: https://focastock.com/

Brief Description:
Foca is a collection of high-resolution photos provided by Jeffrey Betts. Jeffrey specializes in photos of workspaces and nature. All photos are released under Creative Commons CC0.

12. Picjumbo

URL: https://picjumbo.com/

Brief Description:
Picjumbo is a collection of totally free photos for your commercial & personal works. New photos are added daily from a wide variety of categories.

13. Kaboom Pics

URL: https://kaboompics.com/

Brief Description:
Kaboom Pics offers a wide variety of high-quality free stock photos including abstract, city/architecture, fashion, food, landscapes and more. Photos can be used for commercial purposes but cannot be sold or redistributed.

14. SkitterPhoto

URL: https://skitterphoto.com/

Brief Description:
SkitterPhoto offers a wide variety of free stock photos and is released under Creative Commons CC0. All pictures are authentic and created by Skitterphoto’s owners.

15. Life of Pix

URL: https://www.lifeofpix.com/

Brief Description:
Life of Pix is a resource created by the LEEROY creative agency offering free high-resolution photos with no copyright restrictions.

Conclusion

As you can see, there’s a growing number of fantastic resources for stock photography. These websites have become a blessing for designers, marketers and bloggers. No need to rely on cheesy stock photos anymore!

Emad Zedan

Emad Zedan

Web, Apps & 2D Games Designer
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