Here, I’ve curated a list of sites with high resolution stock photos you can use for different purpose. You have probably bookmarked a few of these already.
Most of the photos you will find on these sites are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. You can copy, modify, distribute and use for even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. However, some photos may require attribution.
All the resources below have specifically specified that their content is © CC0-licensed.
- ABSFreePic - A high-resolution and absolutely free photos stock site.
- Altphotos - Handpicked free high-resolution photos added daily.
- Barn Images - Barn Images offers you a collection of free high-resolution non-stock photography.
- Boss Fight! - 10–20 new images added daily.
- CC0 Photo - CC0.photo is a project initiated by Raffael Herrmann, which serves you with free photos.
- Creative Commons Search - A meta search across several libaries to find adaptable / editable images
- Crow the Stone - Free photos to use any way you want.
- Cupcake - Free do what ever you want photos by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
- Epicantus - Hi-resolution photos added every week.
- Fancy Crave - Two new images added every day.
- FindA.Photo - search through thousands of CC0 photos by keyword and color.
- Free Nature Stock - Royalty-free, use them however you want, Nature Stock Photos.
- Freely Photos - Totally free high quality Christian stock photography.
- Furious Camera - Free Life Hi-Fi Photos for use on your personal and commercial projects. New photo every day.
- Gratisography - Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects. New pictures added weekly.
- Jay Mantri - Free pics. Do anything. Make magic.
- Jéshoots - Photos for business or personal use in high resolution for free.
- LibreShot - A collection of hundreds of high quality free stock images for personal or commercial use.
- Life of Pix - Free high-resolution photos, no copyright restrictions. Photographs added weekly.
- Little Visuals - Hi-res images zipped up in your inbox. Use them anyway you want.
- Magdeleine - A selection of free photos curated by Magdeleine.
- MMT - New photos by Jeffrey Betts added every week.
- Moveast - This is a journey of a Portuguese guy moving.
- Negative Space - Stock photos added every week.
- Pexels - 20 new high-quality photos daily.
- Photo Collections - Free stock photography of architecture, nature and people.
- Photo Crops - Five high resolution photos added every week, sometimes more.
- Pickle Jar - High-resolution images of everyday india. One new image every day.
- Pickupimage - Free download high quality premium free stock images, public domain photos.
- Pixabay - Stock photos, illustrations, vectors and videos.
- Realgraphy - Authentic Non-Stock Photos for Free. Forever.
- Realistic Shots - 7 new photos added every week.
- Skitter Photo - Public domain pictures and stock photos for commercial use.
- Skuawk - Skuawk public domain photos, free, beautiful and artistically loud.
- Snappy Goat - Over 12 million public domain & CC0 licensed images.
- Snapwire Snaps - Commissioned photos from 170,000 of the world’s most talented photographers.
- SpaceX Photos - Promotional SpaceX stock photography.
- Splashbase - Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
- Stock Image Point - Free stock photos. 20 pictures added every month.
- Stockified - Free pictures taken in India by Kiran BV and Aditya G Bharadwaj.
- Stocksnap - Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly.
- Stokpic - Free Stock Photos For Commercial Use.
- Streetwill - Free hi-res vintage photos to use any way you want.
- The Pic Pac - New pacs on Monday, free pics Tuesday - Sunday.
- Travel Coffee Book - Travel photography.
- Unsplash - User submitted, free high-resolution photos. 10 new photos every 10 days.
Custom License / Usage
These following photography resources are those who have declared their own usage and restriction terms. These can be found by clicking the (license) link next to the resource.
- Bara Art - © The world always needs high quality photography! Here they are for you, so make something awesome out of them.
- Compfight.com - © An image search engine tailored to efficiently locate images for blogs, comps, inspiration, and research.
- Death to the Stock Photo - © Free monthly photos for all your creative needs.
- Designer Pics - © Free photographs for personal and commercial by Jeshu John.
- Foodies Feed - © Free food based images.
- Freerange - © Quality stock photos for commercial and non-commercial use. For free.
- Good Stock Photos - © One free to use photo added everyday.
- ISO Republic - © ISO Republic provides exclusive free stock photos for creatives.
- Kaboom Pics - © Great place to get breathtaking Free Pictures for business or personal projects.
- morgueFile - © Free photo archive by creatives, for creatives.
- Photober - © Free of charge photo downloading site for personal or commercial use.
- PhotoStockEditor - © High-resolution weekly images for Personal & Commercial use.
- Pic Jumbo - © Totally free photos for your commercial & personal works.
- Picography - © Free hi-resolution photos. Use them however you like.
- Rawpixel - © Redefining stock imagery with authentically styled and unique stock photos (Subscribe required).
- Shutteroo - © Free high-resolution travel images.
- Split Shire - © Real photos for commercial use with no copyright restrictions and a real look.
- Startup Stock Photos - © Startup based photography.
- Tookapic - © Free listing from Tookapic.
A collection of links to public domain photography resources.
- Good Free Photos - © A large free stock photo site with thousands of public domain photos including landscapes, objects, animals, plants, textures, and many other free photos. All photos taken by the website owner.
- Flickr Commons - © Flickr’s catalogue of the worlds public photo archives.
- New Old Stock - © Vintage photos from the public archive. of known copyright restrictions.
- NYPL Digital Collections - © 180.000 items are Public Domain since January 6th 2016 Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse
- Project Apollo Archive - © High-resolution Apollo imagery scanned by NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
- Public Domain Archive - © New stock photos every single week.
Attribution Required licenses
The photographs on the following resources require Attribution unless otherwise stated on the website itself. These use a mixture of license, all of which have been linked to next to them.
- Albumarium - © The “best” place to find & share beautiful images.
- BucketListly - A free creative common collection of travel photos anyone can use.
- IM Creator - Also includes Website templates and icons. Some (CC0-licensed works, check the license before use.
- NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) - © Graphics and photos of space and spaceflight.
- PhotoEverywhere - © Globe-trot our collection of high resolution Travel Stock Images More than 3600 photos that are Free to use and ready for instant download.
- Superfamous - © Superfamous CC BY 3.0 licensed images by Folkert Gorter.
- UKBlackTech - © Photographers of British based BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) people in tech.
- Women of Color in Tech - © Licensed picture from Women of Color in Tech.
- Freejpg - Free image bank for commercial and editorial use.
- Function - High-resolution photos by Liam McKay.
- Nobl Web - do as you please, high-resolution photos and textures.
- Re:splashed - 670 (and counting) free HD images for your web and design projects.
- Refe Real Life Photos - Free real life photos from REFE.
- titania foto - The free image database
- Trunklog - A collection of photos from photographer Magnus Jälthammar.
- Mockup World - A mixture of free and premium mockup in-situation templates.