A list with the best free photo stock sites where to find images and illustrations for your projects.
In an age where content is king, using a good image can make the difference between whether they notice you or not. A good image captures the attention and interest of the user and considerably increases the number of visits and their viral effect on social networks. 90% of the information transmitted to the brain is visual and is processed 60,000 times faster than the text.
In advertising and design, the professionals use paid image banks. These allow us to work with them to a high quality and making sure that they have all the image rights. To this we dedicate hours looking for the perfect image, if we do not find it, we hire professional to make us that perfect photo.
But for those who have a blog, create content or want to represent a text in social networks, you must necessarily go to photo stock sites where you can download free images. That’s why today we bring you a list of the best free photo stock sites.
In Pixabay you will find photographs, illustrations and videos very varied. All under the Creative Commons license. You will not need to request permissions or attribute their authorship.
In Gratisography the images are published under the Creative Commons Zero license, so they can be used for personal and commercial use.
Unsplash is a bank of images with high-resolution landscape photographs. They can be used, copied, distributed and modified without asking for permission. They are published under the Creative Commons Zero license and can be used for whatever you want.
In free images there are different types of images, such as photographs, vectors and illustrations. The platform offers free images and without copyright, although they also have a space for “Premium” photos. The images can be used both for personal and commercial use, without the need to attribute authorship, although, if the use is for editorial purposes, it is mandatory to attribute it.
I’m free photographs are collected by themes. The website locates images with very good aesthetic criteria found on Flickr under a Creative Commons license. You can do what you want with the photo but it must be attributed.
With Foter you have access to a large number of visual resources from blogs, forums and websites, under the Creative Common license. Foter will provide you with the HTML code so that you can inscribe it in your Blog or website.
Everystockphoto feeds from other banks of free images and is therefore the best and largest database of free photographs that are currently on the Internet.