30+ Places to Get Free Stock Photos

So you’ve started your blog and you’re looking for images to add to your blog posts or to use in your pins, right?

You want some beautiful, professional-looking photos but you’re having trouble finding ones that you’re able to use for free, right?

I got you! I’ve found over 30 websites that offer free stock photos that you can use for whatever you want.

How To Use This List:

Photo Databases

The first part of this list are big databases of photos where people can download photos individually. These are super popular, so I wouldn’t use these images for my pins (I want my pins to stand out!), but I would use these images for my blog posts and maybe on instagram.

These websites also don’t require an account or email address to download the photos.

Stock Photo Packs

The second part of this list includes photos sets or packs that you can download. These are mostly feminine-looking photos (which are great for pinterest!). And since getting these photos usually require signing up for the websites’ email list, I don’t think these photos will be as popular or overused (since there’s a barrier to entry).

For the stock photo packs, since they are mostly freebies given to you for signing up for an email list, I’d go through and grab as many of these as you can. People change their freebie offerings all the time and I wouldn’t want you to miss out on the photos!

These websites usually require you signup for their email list. Just wanted to give you a heads up.

Free Stock Photo Databases:

Pexels


Pexels is a database of free photos and videos that you can use for personal or commercial use.

Pexels also has free videos you can use.

How To Get The Photos:

All you have to do is search for a photo that you like, and click the download button. You don’t need to create an account.

What You Can Do With Them

According to the license page on Pexels, you can use the photos for commercial use, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit (but you can if you want to!).


PicJumbo


PicJumbo is a photo database with over 2,500+ photos. You can use photos for personal or commercial purposes.

They have a huge range of photos including a very interesting collection called “space for text” – these would be great for Pinterest pins!

How To Get The Photos:

You just find the photo you like and click download. You don’t need to make an account.

What You Can Do With Them:

According to the terms, you can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you don’t need to credit the photographer, and you can also publish the photos on another site that has free photos as long as you direct people to PicJumbo to download.


Negative Space

Negative Space is a website where you can download tons of trendy photos.

How To Get The Photos:

Like the other databases, you just find a photo you like and click download. No account is needed.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can view the license here. You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can edit, copy, and share the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Unsplash


Unsplash is my favorite place to find photos for blog posts. There’s over 1,000,000 photos that you can use, including girly ones, more professional ones, and tons of great travel photos.

How To Get The Photos:

You just find the photo you like and click download. You don’t need to make an account.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Burst

Burst, created my Shopify, has a nice collection of trendy photos that you can use for your blog posts or pins.

There’s a good assortment of categories, like travel, animals, beauty, and more.

How To Get The Photos:

You just find the photo you like and click download. You don’t need to make an account.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Pixabay


Pixabay is a huge website that has over 1,000,000 photos and lots of different categories.

*I’ve noticed that Pixabay has a lot of the same photos that are on Unsplash. Just FYI.

How To Get The Photos:

You just find the photo you like and click download. You don’t need to make an account.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Nappy

Nappy is probably the most unique stock photo website on this list. It’s filled with people of color! I love it!

How To Get The Photos:

You just find the photo you like and click download. You don’t need to make an account.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Downloadable Stock Photo “Packs”:

A Prettier Web

A Prettier Web Has 4 different packs of photos that you can download: a Christmas pack, a pack of desktop photos styled desktop photos, and a set of 7 random styled photos.

How To Get The Photos:

You have to click on the pack you want, enter your email and name, and a link to download the photos will be emailed to you. Here are the packs:

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Fempreneur Styled Stock

Fempreneur Styled Stock has feminine and professional stock photos.

How To Get The Photos:

You have to enter your email and name on the signup form, and you will receive the stock photos. You will also be added to the email list and new images weekly.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


She Bold Lifestyle

She Bold Lifestyle has a collection of over 100 very professional and bright stock photos.

How To Get The Photos:

You have to enter your email and name on the signup form, and you will receive the stock photos.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Creative Convex

Creative Convex offers a pack of 20 photos that you can use for your blog, social media, or in digital products.

How To Get The Photos:

You do not need to signup for the email list. You just need to click the “download now” button.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, you only need to give credit if you use the photos on any photo sharing website (Instagram, Flickr, etc.).


Just ARPI

Just ARPI has 12 photos that you can receive by signing up for their email list.

How To Get The Photos:

You have to enter your email and name on the signup form, and you will receive the stock photos.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Dabbles and Babbles

Dabbles and Babbles has 8 bright girly desktop photos that you can download and use.

How To Get The Photos:

All you need to do is click the “download your free styled desktop photos here” link (it’s about 3/4 of the way through the post).

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Styled Stock Society

Styled Stock Society has a pack of 20 stock photos that you can download and use.

How To Get The Photos:

You need to signup for their email list. You will get the 20 photos plus more each month.

What You Can Do With Them:

You can use the photos for personal or commercial purposes, you can modify the photos, and you don’t need to give any credit.


Other Downloadable Stock Photo “Packs”:

Elle Drouin

20 photos you can download by signing up for her email list.


Wonderlass

15 photos you can receive after signing up for the email list.


Lil Spaces

Cute and festive Christmas stock photos
(must sign up for the email list).


Make Your Blog Beautiful

20 styled stock photos you get after signing up for the email list.


Gold and Berry

Minimalist stock photos that you can download without having to enter your email.


HauteStock

21 photos right to your inbox.


Girlboss Stock

10 photos (+ more each month) delivered right to your inbox.


Helene in Between

15 free photos from an OG Travel blogger.


Ivory Mix

These are some of my favorite photos on the internet, they’re so pretty and professional and I don’t see them overused on Pinterest. If you sign up for the email list you can get access to 550+ photos (+ more each month).


Kreanille Design

Free stock photos, workbooks, printables, and mockups, just signup for the email list.


SC Stock Shop

20 images (+ more every month), just sign up for the email list.


Show It Better

A handful of PSD/Photo mockups you can use. Just click the one you’d like to use, then click download.


Solopreneur Sidekick

10 free photos – just click the link under it to download – no email needed!


Start a Mom Blog

These super unique images are perfect for pinterest pins because they have lots of blank space for text! Just enter your email to get the photos.


Market Beautifully

You can receive 100+ stock photos by signing up for the email list.


Cristinae Lisa Photography

5 beautiful green photos you can use. Just click on the photo and download it – there’s no signup forms.


Moms Make Cents

25 feminine stock photos. All you need to do is subscribe to the email list.


Oh Tilly

You can get 15 photos (+ 3 more each month) when you sign up for the email list.