39 Websites for free images: A Smart View

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Photography plays an important role in web designing. There are thousands websites develop in a day and images are used to offer stunning look. These images are used for various purposes like business, education and personal. If you also want high resolution images for your website but you can’t buy these images then there are many sites which provide free images for commercial purpose.

1. Unsplash

This site uploads 10 photos in every 10 days. This site upload images related to beautiful landscape. These all images are high resolution and in good quality. It is free of copyright restrictions.

Categories: Buildings, Food & Drink, Nature, Objects, People, Technology
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

2. Superfamous

The images of this site can be used for web designing as well as desktop background. These images are very high quality.

Categories: No
Search Option: No
Attribution Required: Yes

3. Gratisography

It has a collection of high resolution images. The name of photographer is Ryan McGuire. This site added new photos in every week. It is free of copyright restrictions.

Categories: Animals, Nature, Objects, People, Urban, Whimsical
Search Option: No
Attribution Required: No

4. Picjumbo

This site offers free images. The name of photographer is Viktor Hanacek. Its navigation is very easy. The images can be used for personal and commercial purpose. The images added daily in this site.

Categories: Abstract, Animals, Architecture, Business, Christmas, Fashion, Food, Nature, People, Roads, Snow & Winter, Sunlights, Technology, Things, Wedding
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

5. Splitshire

The name of photographer is Daniel Nanescu. This site provides free stock photos. It is free of copyright restrictions. It is used for both personal and commercial purpose.

Categories: Abstract, Animals, Automotive, Blur Backgrounds, Bokeh, Bundle, Fashion, Food, Instagram, Interiors, Landscapes, Low Poly Background, Mock Up, Nature, People, Still Life, Street, Technology, Things, Various, Video, Wedding
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

6. Pixabay

This site images are brilliant. It is used for commercial use. It is free of cost.

Categories: Animals, Architecture/Buildings, Backgrounds/Textures, Beauty/Fashion, Business/Finance, Computer/Communication, Education, Emotions, Food/Drink, Health/Medical, Industry/Craft, Music, Nature/Landscapes, People, Places/Monuments, Religion, Science, Sports, Transportation/Traffic, Travel/Vacation
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

7. Little Visuals

For using this site, you sign up in this site. 7 high resolution photos in every 7 days come in your inbox and these images are zipped. It is unique site.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

8. FreeImages

It is an open source image directory. It has large number of free stock images. It is used for two purposes professional as well as crowd sourced.

Categories: Animals & Wildlife, Architecture, Army & Weapons, Arts & Design, Automotives, Business & Finance, Celebrities, Education, Fashion & Beauty, Flowers & Trees, Games & Cartoon, Gourment & Drink, Health & Medical, Holiday & Festivals, Home Designs, Industrial, Landscapes & Nature, Movie & Music, Outdoor Activities, People & Families, Religion, Science & Technology, Signs & Symbols, Sports & Fitness, Textures & Patterns, Transportation
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

9. IM Free

It is used for commercial purpose. It offers an online website building tool as well. It is free of cost.

Categories: People, Business, Technology, Health, Food & Drink, Sports & Fitness
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

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10. Morgue File

This site is very simple. The images of this site can be used for commercial purpose with copyright or with a creative commons license. You must click on individual image to check license.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Sometimes

11. New Old Stock

This site is very interesting. It is free of copyright restrictions. This is my go to site at that time if I am busy that needs an old time appeal.

Categories: Antiquities, Vintage
Search Option: No
Attribution Required: Sometimes

12. Picography

This site is very simple. This site provides random shots clicked by professional photographer.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

13. Getrefe

If you want images related to an architectural and landscape then Getrefe is right destination for you. It has no frills. It is related to nature images.

Categories: No
Search Option: No
Attribution Required: No

14. Jay Mantri

The name of photographer is Jay Mantri. It has eponymous collection. It is free. It adds photos every Thursday.

Categories: No
Search Option: No
Attribution Required: No

15. Public Domain Archive

It is used for commercial purpose. It provides high quality images. It updates images in every week. The name of photographer is Matt.

Categories: Abstract, Animal, Architecture, Art, Backgrounds, Bokeh, Book, Business, Craft, Dream, Electronic, Fashion, Feather, Food, Free stock photos, Landscapes, Modern, Music, Nature, Party, Pastel, People, Plants, Public, Sports, Technology, Transportation, Vintage, Wood.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

16. StockSnap.io

This site has a large number of collection of attractive images. These images are high resolution. This site provides tracking facility so you can track views and download most popular photo. It updates 100 photos in a week.

Categories: Designs & Concepts, People & Nature, Illustrations
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

17. Life of Pix

This site provides High resolution photos. It is free of copyright restriction. It updates photo in a week. This photography is done by LEEROY creative agency.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

18. Death to stock photos

For using this site first of all you sign up in this site. So every month 10 photos are come in your inbox. This site provides high resolution images. This site has its own licensed.

Categories: No
Search Option: No
Attribution Required: Yes

19. Snapwire Snaps

This site provides 7 images in every 7 days. This is free from copyright restrictions.

Categories: No
Search Option: No
Attribution Required: No

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20. Flickr

Flickr is an advanced site. It is used for tapping into millions of images. We can also say that this site is the biggest site for photo sharing. It utilizes creative common license for images. Check the license before using images.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Sometimes

21. Wikimedia Commons

It provides huge amount of images. It has 15 million images. It provides video, sounds as well as images. These files are free of cost.

Categories: There are many categories
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Sometimes

22. Unprofound

The name of photographer is Jim. It is used for commercial purpose. This site images are in high quality. It has no copyright restriction.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

23. Freerange Stock

For using this site first of all you have to register in this site. It is free of cost. Now you can download any images with high quality resolution. It is used for commercial purpose.

Categories: Yes
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

24. Pexels

This site provides high quality images. It is used for commercial purpose. All the images are under creative commons license. The new images updates daily. If you want to register in this site so you can do it.

Categories: Street, Drink, Rocks, Trees, Sky, Sun, Technology, Night, River, Blur, Mountain, Industry, Water, Nature, Flower, Sport, City, Animal, MockUp, Food, Wallpaper, People, Cars, Leaves.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

25. Stockvault.net

In this site, you don’t need to register on it. It is very easy to access. So you can easily download. There are 35000 photos are in this site. It is free of cost.

Categories: 3D Renders, Animals, Constructions, Graphics, Industrial, Nature, Objects, People, Seasonal, Textures, Transportation.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

26. Imagebase

The name of photographer is David Niblack. This provides high quality photos. It is free stock photos. It is used for commercial, Non-commercial, creative or artistic purpose.

Categories: People, Object, Nature, Templates, City, Holy Land.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

27. Open Photo

The name of photographer is Michael Jastremski. This is photo sharing platform. Contribution offered under the creative common license. It has simple interface for finding photos.

Categories: Animals, Architecture, Flowers, Foods, Holidays, Seasons, Shapes.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

28. FreeDigitalPhotos.net

It provides only small images. It is free of cost. For using this site you must register on this site.

Categories: People, Business, Sports, Backgrounds, Nature, Architecture.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

29. Foter.com

This provides high resolution images. Contribution offered under the creative common license.

Categories: Abstract, Animals, Art, Buildings, Business, Celebrities, Education, Fashion, Food, Holidays, Interiors, Nature, Outdoor, People, Religion, Sports, Technology, Vintage
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

30. PdPhoto.org

This site images are not in good quality. There are not large numbers of images available.

Categories: Yes
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

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31. FromOldBooks.org

Basically this site provides old stories. They are all free to use.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Sometimes

32. Animalphotos.info

This site provides basically animal images. All the images are under creative commons license. These images are high quality.

Categories: Wild Animals
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

33. CarPictures.cc

This site provides car images. This has well in quality.  All the images are under creative commons license.

Categories: Different car
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

34. Openclipart.org

This site has unlimited images. This site provides good quality images.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

35. Clker.com

It is used for commercial use. This site provides good quality images.

Categories: Cartoon, Animal, Clipart, Symbol, Computer.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

36. Photopin.com

All the images are under creative common license. It is based on attributes photos.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

37. PicSearch.com

It is used for small images. All images are under creative common license.

Categories: No
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

38. Kozzi.com

It is royalty free. It provides on a credit pricing plan.

Categories: Backgrounds, Entertainment, Beauty, Fashion, Business.
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: No

39. Deviant Art

This site provides stunning images. All the images are under creative common license.

Categories: Digital Art, Traditional Art, Photography, Artisan Crafts, Literature, Film & Animation, Motion Books
Search Option: Yes
Attribution Required: Yes

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Kamlesh Mourya

Author: Kamlesh Mourya

Kamlesh Mourya is the director of 7eyetechnologies; an India based IT Company that provides services web development, designing and online marketing. Kamlesh occasionally blogs about social media.

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