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The massive list of websites with free photos and images for commercial and personal use you’ll ever need — regularly updated (currently: 68 websites listed)

List of websites with free photos for commercial and personal use

What do bloggers, marketers, web designers, theme developers and web agency have in common? They all need visuals, so many visuals they’d cry of joy if they found a vast cave filled with such treasure. And try to think about how they’d feel if those pictures and photos were free (hearty eyes) and with free commercial use copyright (hearty eyes with a huge smile).

Wouldn’t this be something dreamy? If so, keep reading this blog post.

Images, pictures and visual elements are powerful, killer tools to convey, communicate and sell no matter what your product, service or message you need to deliver. They’re crucial to every website, such as blogs, e-commerces, membership sites, etc.; it’s all a big family thirsty for visual elements. And we’re all part of this family.

free photos and images

That’s why I work my ass so hard to research the whole web to collect all the websites from which you could download photos, picture and visuals for free and drum roll… use them wherever you want. Yep, also for commercial uses because they release images under CC0.

Don’t forget to bookmark this page and come check it out every month (or so) to find new resources and updates!

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My top 3 websites to find free images and do what I want with them

1. Unsplash

Unsplash

2. Deathtothestockphoto

Deathtothestockphoto

3. Gratisography

Gratisography

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Other quality websites with free stock images for personal and commercial use and CC0

4. FindA.photo

findaphoto

5. Boss Fight

bossfight

6. FancyCrave

fancycrave

7. Freestocks

freestocks

8. Free for commercial use

freeforcommercialuse

9. Freeimages (previously http://www.sxc.hu/)

Freeimages

10. FreeDigitalphotos

Freedigitalphotos

11. Everystockphoto

Everystockphoto

12. Picjumbo

Picjumbo

13. Pixabay

Pixabay

14. Compfight

Compfight

15. PhotoPin

Photopin

16. Dreamstime

Dreamstime

17. Freerange

Freerangestock

18. IM

Imcreator

19. MorgueFile

Morguefile

20. Stockvault

Stockvault

21. Pexels

Pexels

22. Stocksnap

Stocksnap

23. Lock & Stock Photos

Lockandstockphotos

24. Stock Up

Stock up

25. Travel Coffee Book

Travel Coffee Book

26. Magdeleine

Magdeleine

27. Jay Mantri

Jay Mantri

28. Crow The Stone

Crowthestone

29. Refe

Getrefe

30. Little Visuals

Little visuals

31. Snapwire Snaps

Snapwire snaps

32. Picography

Picography

33. ISO Republic

isorepublic

34. Designers Pics

designerspics

35. Skitterphoto

skitterphoto

36. Barn images

barnimages

37.Moveast

moveast

38. Startup Stock Photos

startup stock photos

39. Kaboompics

kaboompics

40. Stocka

stocka

41. SplitShire

splitshire

42. Life of Pix

life of fpix

43. Photo Collections

photocollections

44. Megapixelstock

megapixelstock

45. Stock Photo

bestofstockphoto

46. Large Photos

largephotos

47. Stokpic

stokpic

48. Epicva

epicva

49. Good Stock Photos

goodstock

50. Negative Space

negativespace

52. Photos.bypeople

photosbypeople

53. Creative Vix

creativevix

54. MMT

mmt

55. Jéshoots

jeshoots

56. Free Nature Stock

free nature stock

57. Pattern Pictures

pattern pictures

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Public domain images

58. Public Domain Pictures

publicdomainpictures

59. Public Domain Archive

publidomainarchive

60. GoodFreePhotos

good free photos

Is this enough for you? If not, keep going…

too_much

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Bonus: Vintage images with some copyright limitations (non-commercial use may apply)

61. New Old Stock

new old stock photos

62. Vintage Printable

vintage printable

63. Ancestry Images

ancestry images

64. The Secret Museum of Mankind

thesecretmuseumofmankind

### 65. The British Library

the british library

66. The U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

67. The Library of Congress

library_of_congress

68. Internet Archive Book Images

internetarchivebookimages

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Tell me how you get your pictures and any sites I might have left out here! Don’t forget to share this list with all your friends and social followers.

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Matteo Duò is a Content Strategist & Digital Consultant in love with Startups, WordPress and Storytelling. He's a freelancer who helps companies and young entrepreneurs communicate their own message in the most effective way toward their audience. You can reach him using this form.

Comments

  1. Love the list, but this one is missing: http://www.thelightpaintersloft.com 😉 Haha 😘

  2. Just discovered Zoommy
    http://zoommyapp.com
    “helps you find awesome free stock photos for your creative product or inspiration”
    Looks nice and time-saver.

    P.S. Complimenti per l’articolo Matteo 😉

    • Looks interesting, Luca. Thanks for sharing it here, I’ll be sure to add it to the list in the upcoming update!

      P.S.: grazie mille 😉

  3. This was a fantastic source list!

  4. This is a wonderful list. I’ve added it to my resource for myself and students that includes free images as well as free music and videos for creative projects. https://kpalana.com/2016/01/dozens-places-find-free-royalty-free-images-music-videos-projects/
    Many thanks. Kristen

    • Hey Kristen,

      thanks for adding me to your list, I do appreciate it!

      I didn’t know any of those websites for free music and sound effects so… thanks for sharing 😉
      You’ve got quite a list yourself, nice work!

  5. Thank you for featured http://www.Kaboompics.com 🙂

  6. Hi,

    Recently, I launched http://BusinessImagesFree.com/ . The site has completely free stock pics all owned by me which anyone may use for whatever reason they want to with no need for attribution. Please check it out…

  7. Wow, and here I thought only pixabay.com was the site with free images for commercial use. Thanks for taking the time to put this massive list together. This is a list all marketers can use over and over again. Thanks, Matt.

    • Hopefully there are plenty of them… and I guess I collected quite enough in this list. But it will be become even interesting because I already have some new websites that I’ll had in the coming future.
      As they used to say: “stay tuned!”

      Thanks for stopping by Shell 🙂

  8. Hi, really awesome list of free stock photos. Why not to add one more to the list. https://megapixelstock.com

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