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Top 18 Sites for Copyright & Royalty Free Stock Photos [Updated]

by on Dec 17, 2020

If you want to get some free High-Quality HD photos for blog posts, website articles, or social media posts, you can follow these sites and use the photography presented on these sites for free without giving any credit as we also use these sites to download free stock photos for our own projects too.

Top 18 Sites for Copyright & Royalty Free Stock Photos [Updated]

As you all know very well that "An Image Can Say A 1,000 Words." Without great graphics and visuals, we can't publish a catchy blog post image. Also, many bloggers buy stock images for every blog post and those stock photos may cost more than you earn from your blog post.

Why you don't go for free stock images?

Internet is not a one-way road, you can drive as you want to and for now, I want to give you a secret list of top 20+ free stock photo websites that gives your copyright and royalty-free images, and with the best and free stock images for you, most of the sites don't require attribution.

Keep in mind: Before using any image from the below-listed websites, do read the policies.

1. Unsplash

Unsplash.com is a free stock photos and images website that allows you to download free photos that are being uploaded by professional photographers on a daily basis and you can always find something relevant for your blog posts, web designs, and whatever you are working on. They provide Royalty Free Images for blog posts, and you can download their HD stock photos for free and use as personal or professional purpose all without giving credit to Unsplash or the photographer.

2. Pixabay

Pixabay.com with a collection of over 2 million+ stunning and free images that you can use anywhere for anything. They allow you to use their free stock photos and visuals free for commercial and personal use. You can also upload your own photos and get them featured on the website. With the latest and freshly updated photos, videos, illustrations, and vectors, this website is making it possible for every blogger and content marketer to showcase his/her content professionally without paying a single dollar for using high quality stock photos in large size.

3. Pexels

Pexels.com is the third largest free stock photos website and with its discover page, you can always look into stunning collections of unlimited stock photos that are uploaded recently and you can use that footage with no attribution required and these free stock photos are also available with personal and commercial usage without the need of giving proper credit to the owner or Pexels.

4. FreeImages.com

Freeimages.com is also a great website with more than 300,000 free stock photos that are royalty free and you can quickly download them without giving any backlink or any type of credit in your blog posts and also you can use these images for photoshop, designing banner ads and more creative work.

5. StockSnap

Stocksnap.io is allowing you to download some of the most beautiful and best stock images free from any type of attribution with a CC0 license that most of the free stock images sites are using to allow their users free access to stock photos. This website is providing you with high resolution images and they claim to be the #1 source for beautiful free photos, while they are not.

6. Life of Pix

Life of Pix: A best and free service for all of us. You know why I listed the site at sixth? This site is giving you free images without any copyright restriction. It means you can use images as you want (private or commercial). The site is also got updated weekly with new and exciting stuff.

7. IM Creator

IM Creator Free: This is a service of IM-Creator for giving free HQ-images to use commercially. You can use any image in IMCreator database. Read the license of each image you want to use before using it, as some images may require attribution.

8. Snapographic

Snapographic: A website handled by one person "Thomas Mühl". All images at Snapographic are free and HQ/HD. You can use them personally and commercially (No need to give copyright attribution). With a navigating system at bottom of the site, you can easily find images of any category.

9. Snapwire

Snapwire Snaps: This is a Tumblr blog by Snapwire "A site for mobile stock photographers who want to submit their images to answer various image-requests made by others". This blog got updated with seven new photos weekly.

10. Jeshoots

Jeshoots: This is also a great service for free high-quality images. You can search for any image by typing anything name you want in the search bar, or you can browse with categories. For more information read the FAQ page of Jeshoots.

Some more great websites for free stock photos

With the above list of top 10 sites for free stock photos, here are the 8 best websites for free stock photo downloads and these are the best sites for everyone:

  1. Photo Pin
  2. Startup Stock Photos
  3. Public Domain Archive
  4. Magdeleine
  5. Raumrot
  6. Designers Pics
  7. Jaymantri
  8. Good Free Photos 
We will keep this article updated with more websites and information about free stock photos.

Final words

Now you can download and use many high quality and royalty free images for free. If you like this post then share it with your friends too.

Happy Blogging!

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  1. Hi,
    Also check out http://www.goodfreephotos.com for thousands of unique public domain photos, especially travel photos. Appreciate it if you could add it to your site. Thanks.

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    1. Website is added :)

      Thanks for commenting here!

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  2. very nice all sites.
    we can also use this site which used by photoshop user.
    http://faestock.deviantart.com/
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