Struggling to find time to photograph and edit your blog photos?
No worries, we’ve got the ultimate list of where to find free stock imagery, perfect for bloggers who don’t have time to take their own photos.
10 of the best free stock imagery resources for bloggers
This is a great website full of plenty of free stock imagery or “do whatever you want” photos – their words not ours. Definitely worth a visit, and they upload 10 new images every 10 days! Visit Unsplash
Kaboompics is probably the best free stock imagery / photography resource for bloggers – the types of photos found here are so pretty and look like they’ve been taken specifically for bloggers to use. Karolina, who owns the site, asks for a link back but is not required. Visit Kaboompics
FancyCrave started when the owner wanted to share his photos from his travels around Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Laos, and Japan. Now he uploads two photos a day for people to use. Visit FancyCrave
Stocksnap.io pride themselves on high quality, high resolution free stock imagery and claim to add photographs to their website on a daily basis. Visit Stocksnap.io
Photographer, Ryan McGuire, takes all of the photos for Gratisography as lets anyone use them for free gratis, hence the cool name. Visit Gratisography
This website has a great array of images to choose from, including a great select of food photos. Easily searchable and user friendly website too. Visit PicJumbo
The SuperFamous team provide great photos, available for use on projects, as long as credit is given. Visit SuperFamous
Pexels offers more traditional free stock imagery for download. You can also upload your own photos here too, should you want to get amongst it.. Visit Pexels
9. Death to the Stock Photo
DTTSP is a subscription service, that emails you out a set of themed free stock photos once a month. What arrives in your inbox is always great quality and is sure to make you smile. Visit Death to the Stock Photo
Yes – that’s right, we’ve got our own gallery of blogging related imagery that is free for you to use and download. If you would like to contribute photos to the gallery for other bloggers to use, contact us. View the #NZBloggers Free Photo Gallery
Blogging tip! Don’t just assume any photo is free to use.
Rather than just taking an image from Google or a website and copying and pasting it to your blog post, use the resources here to ensure that the photos you’re using have the right license to been used freely. Always double check the usage rights per image as each one may vary.
These links contain photos that are licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. Meaning you can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission from the photographer.
Have you found any other websites that have free stock imagery available?
Let us know in the comments!