40+ Amazing Free Stock Photo Sites

40+ Amazing Free Stock Photo Sites

40+ websites to find awesome free stock photos

There are a ton of resources here for free stock photos, but I probably only use about a dozen of them. They serve my needs just fine. But I’ll let you decide which one of these free stock photo sites is best for you.

A list of almost 100 free and freemium sources of stock photos:

Use free stock photos wisely

The best times to use stock images, as you’ve seen in most of these websites, is when you need photos of landscapes. Nature, cities, wildlife, space, travel, etc…

If you’re in need of a photo of human beings, make sure it is genuine, natural, and unique.

Pikwizard is the latest addition to the stock photography family with over 100,000 high-quality images. 20,000 of these are completely exclusive to Pikwizard. There is no attribution required on any of the images and Pikwizard also features an excellent graphic design tool called Design Wizard. What makes Pikwizard stand out however is its high-quality images of people, which are few and far between on the best stock photography websites.

Example of a bad stock photo

Example of a bad stock photo

Example of a good stock photo

Example of a good stock photo

So make sure you use free stock images wisely.

And when you can, skip the image and use a custom illustration instead. It’s all the rage in web design these days.

Got a free stock photo site you love to use? Let us know.