Free images

12 Places to find free images

Are you trying to find stock photography to add to your website, blog or social media post?

There are a lot of places to find free high quality images on the Internet.

Burst is a free stock photo platform by Shopify. The images are both free and royalty-free. There is a very wide selection of images and categories to choose from.


Life of Pix lists free high-resolution photographs and partners with Adobe Stock for more (paid) stock photographs. It’s Life of Vids website has free videos for personal and commercial use.

Life of Pix

Pexels has over 10 million free high resolution photos as well as free stock videos. You can use and modify the images for both commercial and personal use without attribution. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through their discover pages.


Gratisography has images that are unique, whimsical and free.


Negative Space offers thousands of beautiful royalty-free images, covering a comprehensive range of categories. You can search by colour.

Negative Space

Openverse was developed and is maintained by WordPress. You can use Openverse to search the internet for copyright free images.


Kaboompics – New photos of the highest quality are added every single day. You can download and use them for your own purposes, such as in your blog posts. Also, you can search by colour.


Pixabay has over 1 million high quality stock photos available for download, as well as free vectors and illustrations. You can use the images without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist, although it’s always appreciated.


Rawpixel claims to have the most diverse collection of stock photos in the industry


StockSnap photos are free to download, edit, and use for both commercial and non-commercial projects.


Stockvault is another great source of free stock photos, wallpapers, and even textures. This site is well organised for browsing by category.


Unsplash features over one million images covering a large range of topics, with contributors uploading images from around the world. You can search its database using colors, trends, collections, and more.


Nearly all images on these free stock sites have a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This means you can copy, adapt or distribute the images — even for commercial purposes — without requiring author consent.

I hope you found this article useful. Walker Websites is based in Highams Park, East London. Why not get in touch to see how we can help with your SEO needs? Call now – 0777 169 1194.

Related Articles