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10 Sites for Free Stock Photos


Human brains process images sixty thousand times faster than text. Good photos become vital for grabbing attention and getting your message across. 

Visual material on websites and social media is a great way to get a user clicking your link. Or go to the end of your blog post. Get your free STOCK photos from these free stock photo websites!

Free Stock Photos Sites

  1. Unsplash
  2. Gratisography
  3. Morguefile
  4. Pixabay
  5. Stockvault
  6. Pexels
  7. Picjumbo
  8. Pikwizard
  9. Rawpixel
  10. Reshot


The site, Unsplash has over 300,000 beautiful, high-resolution photos from more than 50,000 contributors.

Unsplash has top-quality photos, and thousands are added every day. 


The site Gratisography is the world’s quirkiest collection of high-resolution free stock images. They offer free photos that are unique and less “stocky”. 

Only the most exciting and deserving submissions get curated on this site.


On Morgufile, you’ll find pictures of random people and everyday objects. It is like your aunt shared her Google Photos stream with you.

Morguefile will not offer big header images. But if you need a simple free photo of a kid playing football. You may get this on Morguefile

4. PIXABAY (Stock Photos)

On Pixabay you’ll find an extensive collection of high-quality images. It’s oriented towards business and marketing, which is helpful for content marketers and bloggers. 

Pixabay also offers free vectors and illustrations.


Stockvault site has a free stock of photos, wallpapers, and textures. 

The collection is as big as Unsplash, but it’s well-organized and has daily new additions. Stockvault has a well-organized search engine, which makes it easy for browsing by category.

6. PEXELS (Stock Photos)

We simply will not write about free stock images without mentioning Pexels. Pexels has a vast, well-organized collection of free stock photos.

It is one of the best curated on the internet. Also, they have free stock videos

Pexels is the go-to image source for many bloggers, including us.


A 24-year-old photographer runs it. He was tired of getting his photos rejected by major stock sites and decided to create his own.

PicJumbo is now a growing free stock photo community. It has a big selection of beautiful free photos. 


Other than offering a vast collection of unique stock images, Pikwazard also offers a design wizard. The design wizard allows you to make necessary edits. 

Edits, like adding text overlays before downloading the image. 

The basics are free, but they also have a paid version. The paid version is a full-featured online image editing tool.


Rawpixel has the most diverse collection of stock photos. 

It also offers vectors, PSD mockups, and public domain content. Like famous Japanese wood panel prints. 

Their paid option is a charity program that contributes to Hope for Children


Reshot is not only a stock photo website but, a community with a mission. Redshot aims to give emerging photographers a platform to share their creativity. 

Redshot has curated collections, that are extensive, stunning, and completely free.

What about usage rights on free stock photos?

The free stock sites mentioned above have a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. It means you can copy, adapt, or distribute the images. For commercial purposes and much more, without requiring author consent.

In other words, Do whatever you want with their collection and never worry about copyrights. 


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