4 of the Best Free to Use Stock Photo Websites
March 28, 2018
A problem many business stumble across when creating content can be finding suitable photos for their content. Small businesses may be hesitant to pay €25 - 50 for the use of one single stock image, especially if it’s for a once off social media post or newsletter. The four stock websites below will come in handy for when you are looking for that suitable image for your blog, websites or social media post.
- Makerstock - Largest collection of hand-picked free stock photos for startups. They compile photos from over 30 different stock photography website so this may be a suitable place to start your search.
- Pixabay - Over 410000 high quality photos, illustrations, and vector graphics. All images and videos on Pixabay are released free of copyrights under Creative Commons CC0. You may download, modify, distribute, and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications. They also have an app which is available for download on both Android and iOS.
- Pexels - Free high quality photos you can use everywhere. All images are completely free to be used for any legal purpose. The pictures are free for personal and even for commercial use. You can modify, copy and distribute the photos. All without asking for permission or setting a link to the source. So, attribution is not required.
- StockSnap are free from copyright restrictions and there are hundreds of images added on a weekly basis so this site can prove to be a very useful resource.
We hope you found this article useful and these stock photography websites can help you out when you are looking for that perfect picture to compliment your text content.