Images are getting more important in creating our content online. If added adequately, it will enhance readership and make our blog post looks more vibrant. There are many sources over the internet providing free or paid images for bloggers like us and today, I’m going to share my favorite sources of free images with you. They are all hand-picked sources with high-quality free images. Ready? Here you go…
Canva is a web-based tool that helps to turn your ideas into stunning designs. You can use Canva to create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Downloading your design is free if you only use the free elements or your own images to modify. Charges will apply if you choose the premium elements. Attribution is subject to your usage.
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2. Free Images
More than 380,000 free image stocks available at your disposal. Registration for membership (it’s free) is required before you can download the free images. In some cases, you may need to notify the artists about using the images and sometimes you need to give credit to them. You can see these restrictions under the image previews, right next to the Download button.
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3. Freerange Stock
Registration is required (it’s free). Images from Freerange stock are of high resolution contributed by their in-house photographers and/or a growing community of creative and talented photographers. Their in-house contributions are either digitally photographed on Canon DSLR cameras or they are a high-resolution (4000 dpi) Nikon scan of an original 35mm slide. The images are free for personal and commercial use where no attribution is required.
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4. IM Free
IM Creator (or IM Free) offers a curated collection of free web design resources, all for commercial use. The images are of high-resolution, searchable and organized by categories. Attribution to the creator is required.
Visit Site: IMCreator.com/Free
No registration is required. The term “morgueFile” is popular in the newspaper business to describe the file that holds past issues flats. The term has been used by illustrators, comic book artist, designers and teachers as well. morgueFile contains free high-resolution digital stock photography for either corporate or public use. No attribution is required.
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Over 450,000 of high-quality free photos, vectors and art illustrations. Pixabay provides royalty free stock photos and copyright free vector graphics. You can use any of its free images without attribution in digital and printed form, even for commercial applications.
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7. Public Domain Pictures
Public Domain Pictures is a repository for free public domain images. Images associated with public domain dedication is allowed to copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. However, some photos do require a model or property release. If you intend to use those images for commercial use, please be aware and use with care.
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All images in Gratisography are photographed by Ryan MyGuire and free of copyright restrictions. That means, you can download high-resolution images for personal and commercial use. New images are added on a weekly basis and no attribution is required.
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More than 2.1 million downloads since Nov 2013. PicJumbo offers high-quality free images for personal and commercial use. No attribution is required.
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10. Death to The Stock Photo
Download is not available from their website. Email subscription (free) is required to receive monthly high-resolution and modern creative free images send directly to your inbox. Images are royalty free and can be used for personal and commercial works. No attribution is required.
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11. Pickup Image
Registration (free) is required. A large collection of free stock images mostly focusing on nature- and outdoor-related scenes. Images are of high-quality and can be used for personal and commercial purposes. No attribution is required.
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All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero. You can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes. 10 high-resolution new free images will be uploaded every 10 days. No attribution is required.
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13. Free Digital Photos
Free digital photos are royalty free photos for business and personal use. Their images are produced by a community of professional stock photographers and digital illustrators. They offer wide ranges of free images that are searchable on their website. Depending on the image sizes you require, small image size is usually free with attribution requirement.
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DesignersPics offers free high-resolution images for both personal and commercial use. Attribution is not required.
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Thousands of high-quality free images and footage videos available for personal and commercial use. Attribution is not required.
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Pexels is one of my favorite sources. 10 new high-quality free images will be uploaded daily. Images are free for both personal and commercial use. No attribution is required. Check it out and you will love it.
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Foter offers over 190 million free Creative Commons images from many online sources. It’s also available as a WordPress plugin for seamless use within the WordPress platform. You don’t need to attribute to the author manually. Just search for images by keywords and grab the embed code to insert them into your blog. The embed code contains all necessary CC attribution, that are mandatory to include.
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18. Good Free Photos
Good Free Photos has over thousands of unique public domain photos and they update 20+ photos every week. All photos on Good Free Photos were licensed under CC0 and free for personal or commercial use. No attribution is required. However, you can consider giving credit to goodfreephotos.com when you use the images.
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