Nowadays there are a lot of free stock websites that can help you out with your projects. Weather you need images for your template design, photo manipulation, blog or to test actions on, I’m sure you’ll find something from this list of free stock photo sites.
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10 new free hi-resolution photos every 10 days. Direct download, no need to sign up. No Copyright.
Free high-resolution pictures for personal and commercial projects. All pictures were captured by Ryan McGuire of Bells Design. Free of copyright restrictions. New images added weekly. Direct download.
SplitShire offers you delicious free stock photos for commercial & personal use without limitations. Direct download.
Free photos for your commercial & personal work. Photos by Viktor Hanacek. Direct download.
Huge number of free stock photos. To download you’ll need to sign up.
Over 1 million free stock photos for commercial use. StockPholio searches Flickr for photos and each photo download informs you of the terms. Most images you’ll need to credit. Direct download, no sign up needed.
They claim to be the leading source of free stock photos. Nice slection of photos but finding the right photo might require to digging. Registration required.
Free stock photos for personal and commercial use. CC0 License. Direct download, no registration.
Another great free high resolution digital stock photography site. Direct download, no registration.
Photos suitable for composites. Photos are available under a CC Attribution 3.0 license, wich means that you can use the work for your own purposes, including commercial use as long as credit is provided.
Free CC0 (do whatever you want) photos. 7 new photos every thursday. Direct download.
Free hi-resolution photos. Use them however you like. Direct download.
Free photographs for your personal and commercial use. This includes Websites, Presentations, Brochures/Packaging/labels, HTML/PSD Templates, T-Shirts. Direct download.
Use these high-resolution pictures for personal and commercial projects for free. All pictures on stokpic.com are free from Copyright Restrictions. Direct download.
Free images for personal and commercial use. Creative Commons 3.0 (credit and link back). Direct download.
Free stock photos, high-resolution, for personal and commercial uses. New pictures added weekly!
Free stock photos for personal and commercial use. Direct download.
Free High Resolution Food Photos. 5+ photos added every week.
Delicious free high resolution food photographs for creatives.
Free food related photos. Direct download. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
Photos that you can use anyway you want. You can also Sign up to get 7 hi-res images zipped up in your inbox every 7 days. N sign up.
Free photos sent to you by email every month. For commercial use, your blog posts, social accounts and mockups.
Free Refe mobile photos. Royalty-free and high-quality. Direct download.
Lot of nice photos but small resolution. Can be useful for templates where you need small photos. Direct download.
free high-resolution pictures for personal and commercial use.
Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly. All photos are free from copyright restrictions – No attribution required. Direct download.
New old stock. Vintage photos from the public archives Free of known copyright restrictions.
100% free Public Domain Images New free stock photos added weekly No attribution required. No need to sign up.
Dreamstime has nearly 10,000 royalty-free images licensed under their Limited Royalty Free License (RF-LL) that gives you the same terms as their regular Royalty Free license but with a maximum amount of 10,000 copies.
Most popular website for textures but you can also find stock photos.
You can find great images for you photo composites. Before using the image on your art work, please read each authors rules on using the stock. Registration is not required.
Nice selection of photos on CC0 license. Registration is required.
For each image view the Usage Guidelines to see the restrictions of usage. Download without registration.
Free stock photography for commercial or non-commercial use. Registration required.
Everystockphoto is like publicdomainarchive.com it is a search engine for free stock photos. Free photos are listed under creative commons, public domain and other free licenses. Worth checking out. No registration needed.
offers free high resolution stock photos for use in both personal and commercial design projects. No registration.
A curated collection of free resources, all for commercial use. No registration
Free public domain photos. No registration.
I hope you find this list of stock photos useful. Know other free stock photo sites? Share them with us all and comment below. If your suggestion is good enough I’ll add it to the actual article.