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As anyone who builds or manages a website can tell you, stock photos (images) are a great way to enhance your website content.  Particularly if your website utilizes a blog, there is often a need to use images in support of a particular topic covered in a post or article.  That’s where stock images come in.  Because the vast majority are professionally shot, they offer enhance credibility of your web page content.  However, purchasing stock image licenses can become quite expensive over time, costing hundreds, if not thousands of dollars,  which is why many web designers and website owners often look for “FREE” stock images.

We’ve compiled a list of 10 websites that offer free stock photo usage:

Burst

Burst is a Shopify.com website that offers non-copyrighted (Creative Commons and Royalty-Free Images) stock photos that can be used for personal and commercial use and there is no requirement for author attribution. They offer a decent database of free stock images that can be easily searched by keywords. As with all stock photo websites, you should read their terms of use policy.

Pexels

Here’s another stock photo website that offers a healthy selection of FREE, quality stock images that can also be easily searched.   All of their images can used free of charge for any personal and commercial purpose and there is no requirement for author attribution.  As with all stock photo websites, you should read their terms of use policy.

Pixabay

Pixabay is a well-regarded online resource for free stock photos that has been around since 2010. Their stock photos can be used for personal and commercial use without any author attribution requirements. They offer a good selection of free stock images, vector graphics and videos that can be easily searched by keywords. Please note that Pixabay also highlights “Sponsored” stock images from Shutterstock in their database search results. As with all stock photo websites, you should read their terms of use policy.

StockSnap

StockSnap is offers a collection of free stock photos which similar to Pixabay, also highlights “Sponsored” stock images from Shutterstock in their database search results. As with all stock photo websites, you should read their terms of use policy.

SkitterPhoto

SkitterPhoto is yet another online repository for public domain stock photos. I think their selection is somewhat limited, but you may be able to find that one unique stock image that you fits your need. SkitterPhoto also displays “Sponsored” stock images from Shutterstock in their database search results. As with all stock photo websites, you should read their terms of use policy.

Here are another 5 Free stock photo websites:

unsplash.com

publicdomainpictures.net

realgraphy.org

freephotos.cc

stockvault.net

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