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39 Free Stock Photo Sites

28 January 2017 | 0 comments | Posted by Che Kohler in nichemarket Advice

Free stock photos for your marketing and website use

Images play a very important role in making a website, blog, emails and social media profiles more attractive to its visitors. But it is really time-consuming and you need experience in creating such beautiful images. While not everyone can master photography or have the budget to buy stock photos is the reason sites become stale very quickly. If you're tired of seeing crappy stock images of people in suits shaking hands and other tacky images then this is the post just for you.

Thankfully, there’s been a growing number of websites with beautiful stock photography popping up all over the web. Best of all, they’re free. In this post, we’ve curated a list of awesome websites for free stock photos can be used for both for a personal and commercial purpose.

Free stock photo sites

  1. StockSnap.io - Check them out
  2. Unsplash - Check them out
  3. Gratisography - Check them out
  4. Negative Space - Check them out
  5. Freestocks.org - Check them out
  6. Picography - Check them out
  7. MMT Stock - Check them out
  8. SkitterPhoto - Check them out
  9. Life of Pix - Check them out
  10. Little Visuals - Check them out
  11. Death to Stock Photos - Check them out
  12. FoodiesFeed - Check them out
  13. Picjumbo - Check them out
  14. IM Free - Check them out
  15. New Old Stock - Check them out
  16. Getrefe - Check them out
  17. Pixabay - Check them out
  18. Jay Mantri - Check them out
  19. Tookapic Stock - Check them out
  20. Little Visuals - Check them out
  21. Superfamous- Check them out
  22. Life of pix- Check them out
  23. Startup Stock Photos- Check them out
  24. Pexels - Check them out
  25. Magdeleine - Check them out
  26. Resplashed - Check them out
  27. ISO Republic - Check them out
  28. Stock Pic - Check them out
  29. We Function - Check them out
  30. Raumrot - Check them out
  31. Bucketlistly - Check them out
  32. Cupcake - Check them out
  33. SplitShire - Check them out
  34. Morgue File - Check them out
  35. Public Domain - Check them out
  36. Max Pixel - Check them out
  37. Pikwizard - Check them out
  38. Stockphoto.com - Check them out
  39. FreePik.com -  Check them out


  • High-resolution images may need to be compressed to render faster and not slow down page speed. Here are 4 tools to do just that
  • If you're looking for additional secrets to leverage stock photos check out this comprehensive guide to stock photo websites

Picture perfect

Now that you have access to a wide range of free stock photos, let us know what will you be sprucing up first, your website, email campaigns or social media profiles. Let us know in the comments below.

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Recommended reading

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