My Favorite Places To Find FREE stock Photography!
They can quite literally make or break you in the online world.
I know that sounds awful, but it's the truth! You can have great content, but people are more visual now than ever before. If your images are not quality, people may not hang around to read that content.
The problem with this is, if you are anything like me, you might be lacking a little bit in the photography category. So there are a few routes that you can go to help remedy this situation.
- You could spend hours and hours learning to better your photography skills using your phone or your camera.
- You could hire a photographer (I brought my husband on board for this) every so often to stylize and take the photos that you need for your website or blog.
- You can buy images that have already been created.
- You can look for FREE images that are out there and available for personal or commercial use!
If options two and three sound amazing, but option four is in the budget, there are some amazing websites out there. These websites host images just for this! Once again they are free to use for personal or commercial purposes without any issues! SCORE! You just have to know what you are looking for and start your search!
I thought it would be fun to gather a list of my own for websites that contain some great photos! Honestly, I have a couple of these that are my favorites and are my go-to for images. You might be looking for a style a little different from mine, so I am including a bunch of different set options!
PEXELS - www.pexels.com
UNSPLASH - www.unsplash.com
PIXABAY - www.pixabay.com
PICJUMBO - www.picjumbo.com
SKITTERPHOTO - www.skitterphoto.com
CREATIVECONVEX - www.creativeconvex.com
STOCKSNAP - www.stocksnap.io
SPLITSHIRE - www.splitshire.com
Most of these websites don't require any sort of a membership. You can get some pretty amazing photos by simply signing up for an email list. So, I will give you a list of those as well!
IVORYMIX - www.ivorymix.com/free-stock-photos
WONDERFELLE MEDIA - www.wonderfelle.com
REKITA NICOLE - www.rekitanicole.com/blog/2015/8/free-stock-photos
HAUTE CHOCOLATE - www.hautechocolate.ca
I'm not going to lie to you, there are SO MANY other websites that you can find some great photos and stock photography. I didn't even touch base on the foodie websites because if I did, this post would make me so hungry and would be never ending!
So, tell me, do you have a website that you love and I didn't mention, or how do you prefer to get your stock photos? Leave me a message in the comments