100+ Free Image Sites for Bloggers and Designers

 Free Image Sites

 

Bloggers and business houses are always searching for high quality images to focus their work. You will get tons of images, just by googling the requirement. But sad fact is that, most of them can’t be used because of copyright issue. If you are ready to pay, naturally one headache will end. And you can go ahead with next level of search for suitable visuals.

Then, what about beginners and small companies? Really, they may unable to invest in images too.

Thanks to Creative Commons(CC) license. It allows anyone to use creative works that are shared through their networks by adding a short note of credit to the creator. It means you need not pay even a single penny for High Definition images. You can use it absolutely free according to the licensing terms.

Creative Commons is a non profit organization based in California, US. It has released several licenses to the public without any cost. CC is managed by a board of directors and an advisory board, both of them contains 15 members each. Currently there are over 300 million works licensed under various CC terms and 100+ affiliates working in over 70 jurisdictions for CC activities around the world.

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This list contains some of our top picks to get free images for blogging, business and designing purpose. Kindly read the licensing terms carefully, before downloading the images.

1 )  Visual Hunt – Free stock photos

2) Picjumbo – Free photos for personal and commercial use

3) Photo Pin – Image search engine 

4) Bigstock photo – Over 19 million photos, vectors available but mainly focusing on the premium users

5) Little Visuals – You will get 7 high resolution images in inbox every 7 days

6) Free Foto – It has over 1,30,000 free images in 3640 categories. 

7) Kavewall – Free stock photos and textures

8) Free digital photos – Huge gallery of photos and illustrations

9) Design Begins Here – Small collection of photos, vectors, cliparts, videos, website templates etc. 

10) morgue File – Free High Resolution images for designers

11) Free range – Free images for commercial and non commercial use

12) Getty Images – Millions of free and premium photos

13) Free Images – Huge collection of 4,00,000 photographs

14) Openphoto – Photo sharing platform offers thousands of images under CC licence. 

15) Stockvault– Nearly 50,000 images, 3D renders and texture

16) Pixel Perfect Digital – Free stock photos, textures, backgrounds for designers

17) Splitshire – Free stock photos

18) Flickr – No need to introduce

19) Unsplash – Good site for HD images

20) Photober – Free images for personal and commercial use

21) Photo Dropper – A WordPress plugin to find free images. You can choose from more than 240,900,000 free images.

22) PDPics – Free public domain photos

23) Dreamstime – Images with free and Paid options

24) Free Photos Bank – Good collection of photographs. No registration required. 

25) Image Free – Another popular site, Registration needed. 

26) Stock photos for free – Over 1,00,000 free photos, backgrounds etc. 

27) Veezzlee – Search engine for free images

28) Free Stock – Another free site for images

29) Cepolina – Free stock photos about nature

30) Turbo Photo – Free stock photos

31) Imonomy – Big collection of beautiful pictures

32) New Old Stock – Good images

33) Superfamous – Superfamous is Los Angeles based studio of famous designer Folkert Gorter. You can download HD images under CC licence. 

34) Imagebase – Free photos

35) Free Stock Photos – Nearly 15,000 free images available with commercial and editorial licencing

36) Shutter Stock – Millions of royalty free stock photos

37) Big Foto – Stock photos based on countries, major cities

38) Corbis Images – Nice collection

39) Unprofound– Mainly using for design purpose. No signup required. 

40) Gratisography – High resolution images without copyright restrictions

41) Pixabay – Great source for any image we want

42) Death to Stock Photos – Subscribers will get 10 new photos, every month, in their inbox

43) Life of Pix – Free stock photos

44) Freepik – Millions of free photos, designs, vectors, icons available

45) Good Free Photos – Thousands of free public domain photos

46) IM Free – Free resources for commercial use

47) Public Domain Pictures – Over 80,000 free images

48) Stock Free Images – More than 1 million free images

49) Canstockphoto – Premium site with professional quality images

50) Turbo Photo – 2000 free stock images

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51) Deviant Art – Brilliant collection

52) Photo Rack – Over 25,000 free images

53) Photocase – Premium images

54) Wikimedia Commons – 100% free images for any purpose

55) Fotolia – More than 30 million royalty free images

56) Public Domain Archive – Good collection of HD images

57) Allegriphotos – Nice collection of images, wallpapers

58) Photl – Unique 5,00,000 free images

59) Lost and Taken – Collection of patterns, textures for designers. 

60) Dollar Photo Club – Premium image site

61) Istock Photo – Free stock files every week and premium collection too

62) Stocksy – Great premium site

63) Image After – Collection of Photos, Textures, Paintings, Designs. Mainly using for 2D/3D modelling.

64) GetRefe – Its Tumblr blog, that provides hi-res mobile photos

65) Free Stock Photos – Free photos, vectors and illustrations

66) Free Photo db – Beautiful collection

67) Pickup Image – Users can edit, distribute works without asking any permission. 

68) Every Stock Photo – Popular search engine to find free images

69) Rgbstock – Free photos, backgrounds and wallpapers

70) Free Media Goo – Free Images, Textures and Backgrounds

71) Allfreeimages – Small collection

72) Compfight – Best way to search images

73) Stock Pics.co – Royalty free images, textures

74) Foter – Good image search

75) stockphotos.io – More than 25,000 free stock photos

76)  Library of Congress – Free images with attribution links

77) Free large photos – Good collection

78) US Govt. public domain images – Free and copyright protected images

79) Photofolio – Amazing photographs 

80) Inmagine – Paid source of images

81) Albumarium – Beautiful photography

82) Free Pixels – 5700 images in 40 categories

83) FreePhotosIndex – Just good

84) Hire Stock – Good site for designers

85) Imagesource – Premium contents

86) Perfect Exposure – A new site for images

87) Google Images – Google advanced image search

88) Photo Gen – Free photos and textures

89) USGS – Images from US Geological Survey Photographic Library

90) About Pixel – A German site for browsing images

91) Photovaco.com – Photos, Vectors and Brushes

92) Sunipix – Over 15000 images

93) Freepix – Free stock photos. No signup required. 

94) CC Search – Search required images in several sites at a time

95) NASA Images – 9000 NASA images with attribution licence

96) NASA Image Galley – Links to several NASA image sources

97) Adigitaldreamer – 100% free, royalty free images

98) Creativity103 – Images, design packs and wallpapers

99) Crestock – Premium images starting from $1

100) Ancestry Images – Royalty free images for researchers, students

101) Image Finder – Image search engine

102) Truly Free – No registration. No link back. All images are absolutely free !

103) Kaboompics – New site with clarity images

104) Free Images. co.uk – 13,500 free stock photos in 85 categories

105) Historical Stock Photos – Wide range of photos from history

106) Photoxpress – Premium collection

107) Free Images Collection – Huge collection of copyright free images

108) Totally Free Images – Good one

109) Ookaboo – Nice source for free images

110) Kozzi – More than 70,000 free stock photos

111) Pexels– New free image site with thousands of HD images