Where to Find Free Images for Your Blog
presented by Fred Horstman January 1, 2014
1. Free Digital Photos
Freedigitalphotos requires a linkback/credit but makes it easy. You just copy and paste. Their search bar doesn’t turn up much when you’re super specific, but the quality of photos is great.
2. Every Stock Photo
Search engine for free photos – membership is free.
3. Free Pixels
Free stock photography for any use. Using the tag cloud to browse their 3,000+ images is great.
4. Photo Gen
High-resolution images available for free download, no sign up required.
These aren’t usually very high quality, but they are more “real life” photos. They are good for illustrating emotions.
6. Free Stock Photos
Download free images to use for professional or commercial use. The weather category is very good.
These photos are amazing. Mostly scenery. 10 new photos added every 10 days.
8. Free Range Stock
Free membership, full of high-resolution free stock photos and textures. Images are at least 2400 x 1600, and can be used for personal and commercial use.
9. Mayang’s Free Textures
Free texture library with over 3,800 free high-res textures available to download. Great for designers.
10. Photo Pin
Photo Pin is a free tool that helps bloggers and designers find beautiful photos for blogs and websites using Creative Commons licensing.
Free high resolution photos and PowerPoint Templates.
12. Turbo Photo
Download over 2,000 free stock images.
Over 3,000 categories and over 100,000 images! A link back and attribution are required for some.
Great variety of free images, sceneries, etc.
Over 13,000 free stock photos. Also has lots of helpful tutorials!
16. Geek Philosopher
Beautiful photos! Required to post a link back/credit.
There are twice as many other sites on the web. You have probably heard of Flickr and others. These 16 are not so famous, but they will help you get started. I hope you can find something that is appealing to you. Maybe use a few for different reasons.
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