9stockphotoresources
I’m always on the hunt for new visual resources to share with you. Here are 9 resources for beautiful, free stock photos you can use on your blog and more.


1. Barn Images

BarnImages
Barn Images
license: Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license details here.
subjects: nature, city scenes, landscapes, lifestyle
search: by keyword, tags and categories


2. Cupcake

cupcake
Cupcake
license: Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license details here.
subjects: small collection of landscapes, animals, lifestyle shots
search: no search just scroll or click “archive” to see selection


3. Fancy Crave

fancycrave
Fancy Crave
license: Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, details here.
subjects: wide variety of landscapes, lifestyle shots, objects; all high resolution
search: by keyword, or use “grid view” to see full selection


4. Jé Shoots

jeshoots
Jé Shoots
license: Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, details here.
subjects: animals, architecture, city scenes, device mockup shots, food, lights, nature, people
search: grouped by categories


5. Photo Collections

photocollections
Photo Collections
license: Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, details here.
subjects: architecture, nature. Great for moody wilderness shots and wild animal shots.
search: by keyword and categories


6. Shutteroo

shutteroo
Shutteroo
license: custom license, details here.
subjects: bright travel photos, sunsets, beaches, nature
search: by keyword and categories


7. Snapwire Snaps

snapwire
Snapwire Snaps
license: Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, details here under “why free” tab. Site also offers royalty free photos for purchase and option to request photos from photographers.
subjects: nature, landscapes, city scenes, 7 free each week or for purchase collections
search: by keyword


8. Skitterphoto

skitterphoto
Skitterphoto
license: Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, details here.
subjects: animals, plants, landscapes, low light, people, transportation, urban.
search: by keyword and sort by popular, newest, and categories


9. Tookapic

tookapic
Tookapic
license: Check individual photos for usage. Some photos are CC0 license, others are available for royalty-free purchase, details here.
subjects: a wide range of subjects all taken by photographers participating in Tookapic’s 365 day photo project and offering their photos as stock.
search: by keyword and categories



For more free for commercial use stock photo resources check out this post: Where to Find Free Stock Photos: 36 Sites and for one-on-one help finding the best stock sites for your brand, grab a Photo Picking Power Session with me!

Learn more about Creative Commons Zero (CC0) licensing here.

6 Comments

  1. Deb on October 29, 2015 at 11:43 am

    Thank you! Great resources 🙂



    • christie on October 29, 2015 at 11:52 am

      You’re welcome Deb! Happy photo picking!



  2. Bob on October 29, 2015 at 5:41 pm

    Hi,
    Nice article. Please also check out http://www.goodfreephotos.com for thousands of unique public domain photos, especially travel photos. Appreciate it if you could add it to your list. Thanks.



  3. Helmuts on November 3, 2015 at 10:03 am

    uhh.. nice collection 🙂 .. have to admit that I haven’t heard about most of these sites. let me add my small public domain (CC0) photo website as well, if you don’t mind http://www.artforweb.co.uk – a fun project of mine to support the idea of free internet.

    Helmuts



  4. Tom Francis on November 11, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Great list! I have found a few more that could be of use and have reviewed them here https://www.itpages.com/download-high-quality-free-stock-photos/ Hope you find this useful!



  5. Tobi on November 19, 2015 at 2:50 am

    Hi, thank you for this helpful article. One more site with free stock photos i use for my webprojects is http://free-stock.photo