13 Sites for Free Breathtaking Stock Images

Visit these 13 Sites for Free Breathtaking Stock Images.

Along with the ability to write brilliant catchy content, you often need that special image to carry your message, or capture the interest of your audience. Images are most certainly an integral part to your web design and layout, and are most useful for boosting SEO. Be sure to browse through these 13 sites for free breathtaking stock images and have photos that can truly stand out from the rest.

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Note: Public Domain Dedication

Public Domain Dedication gives a simplistic breakdown of how copyright works and offers other information that you may find useful. However,  attributions have been included to each site wherever possible.

#1 Death to Stock Photos

“We’re Death to the Stock Photo. A photo & inspiration haven for creatives crushing their path.” Death to Stock Photos will email subscribers free photos monthly, so be sure to sign up. Please ensure to read their own license agreement on their website.

#2 Freestocks

You can feel free to use Freestocks images in both personal and commercial projects. Select your image through categories or search.

#3 Gratisography

Ryan McGuire of Bells Design offers his very unique high-resolution images for you to use in either personal or commercial projects. All images are free of copyright restrictions and adds new images  weekly.


#4 IM Free

For a curated collection of free web design resources for commercial use. Please ensure to check for attributions as images are curated from various sources.


#5 Life of Pix

Life of Pix offers Free High-Resolution photos with no copyright restrictions and they add new photographs weekly. Life of Pix donates all images  to the public domain.

#6 Little Visuals

Little Visuals is a wonderful site, where you can subscribe to receive 7 high-resolution images zipped to your inbox. Sadly Little Visuals will no longer be uploading any new photos due to the passing of its creator, Nic, in Nov 2013.

#7 Negative Space

Negative Space uploads new photos weekly. Their images have no copyright restrictions. You can browse their content or search according to category, copy space position or color.

#8 New Old Stock

New Old Stock offers free vintage photos from the public archives that are free of any known copyright restrictions. Their slogan is “recapturing history”. Their photos are absolutely exquisite

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#9 picjumbo

Totally FREE photos for your commercial and personal works. What makes picjumbo unique is that if you opt for premium, you can purchase all the photos from a photoshoot.

#10 Refe

Refe offers paid packs of images as well as many incredible free stock photos to browse from. Their mission is to help organizations and individuals bring ideas to life in a memorable way.

#11 StockSnap.io

StockSnap.io lives up to their logo “Beautiful free stock photos” and hundreds of new weekly updated images. All their photos are free from copyright restrictions with no required attribution.
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#12 Superfamous Studios.

Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter based Superfamous in the heart of Los Angeles. He offers you his images to work with as you please, including in the commercial capacity providing you grant him the credit.

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#13 Unsplash

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My dear friend, Tertia, founder of Art Tantaluz and Creative Arts Platform referred me to Unsplash several year ago and I have been most grateful ever since. They offer free high-resolution photos that you may use how you please. They also give you a subscription offer whereby you receive 10 new photographs every 10 days.

I trust these stock photo sites are going to come in useful and may they even inspire you in your photography too! Please feel free to contact me if you have any other sites that you may feel ought be mentioned.

Blessed Be and Keep on Writing,


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