Where to Get Images for Commercial Use: 10 Sites You Can Use for Free
Finding free images for commercial use for your online project can be a real challenge! Read this article and discover the best 10 sites you can use for downloading free photos!
Let’s face it – searching for free stock images for commercial use for your social media, website, blog, app or another online project can be a real challenge, especially if you are a perfectionist and you don’t want to use low-quality or amateur photos!
Running a quick search for free images or royalty-free photos will bring you a lot of deceptive websites that demand payment to download any of their photos. In order to spare you from complicated situations and moments, we’ve decided to come up with a list of 10 different websites so you can get free stock photos that fall under the CC0 license or Creative Commons Zero license. In other words, you can modify, copy, edit, and use any photo you will find on these websites for personal and commercial purposes, without having to provide attribution or ask for a permission.
All 10 websites have links to their licenses and terms. We have specifically chosen websites that offer CC0 or Creative Commons Zero licenses so that the photos are free to use for personal and commercial needs. However, be sure to read each site carefully as the terms and licenses may change over time. Even though these are the best sites you can find online, we suggest you to do your own research before using a certain photo to ensure its license allows for you to use the photo.
Here are the 10 websites you can use for free:
- Unsplash – They add 10 new images every 10 days
- Realistic Shots – They add 7 new images every week
- Life of Pix – All photos are divided into categories
- Free Nature Stock – You can find amazing stock photos of nature only. The gallery is updated daily.
- Kaboompics – Several different categories of images, updated every day.
- Public Domain Archive – Everything you need for your online creative projects you will find here.
- Furious Camera – Free lifestyle images to use for commercial projects.
- Camarama – Amazing stock photography updated weekly.
- Jay Mantri – Breathtaking landscape photography!
- Cupcake – Beautiful landscape and nature photography from the professional photographer Jonas Nilsson Lee.
All of these websites offer amazing, unique, and high-quality free stock photos!
— Michael Hebenstreit (@m_hebenstreit) 28 de agosto de 2017