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The best list of free stock photo images for commercial use

Benoit Meunier’s list of websites with all the best images

Hello, this is an odd blog post. I’m not teaching anything to anyone here. This article aims to share the best ressources for free stock photo pictures you can use for commercial use. Basically, we are *all* wondering about this stuff. Let me introduce you to a list made by a pro in the field.

The most famous sites to get free images for commercial use

  • https://unsplash.com/ I wasn’t sold on Unsplash until they made my life much easier. I installed a free Google Slides add-on that loads up Unsplash in a panel while I work. This means that I always find the perfect image to go in my slide in a few clicks.
  • https://pixabay.com/ This is another famous one that I use once in a while. I can’t say why it’s amazing because, well, I don’t really know. Let me know if you love this site and tell me why. That way I can update this section.
  • https://www.pexels.com/ : I think that the reason why I like this website is that they aggregate photos from different places, including Gratisography.
  • https://www.gratisography.com/ This is hands down my favorite source. Their whimsical section is what I dream of!
  • http://picjumbo.com/
  • https://burst.shopify.com/
  • http://kaboompics.com/

Stockphoto websites to find images for commercial use

Free vintage photos (pre-selfie era images)

Just look at the picture I found on the New Old Stock website. These are legit astronauts doing a pretty memorable (not going to say epic) pool landing. Historic backyard fun moments no?

astronauts in poolSometimes we can feel nostalgic. These websites are for the rebels who don’t believe in vintage Instagram filters. If you are nostalgic for the bygone days of old school photography, check out these websites:

 

Single artist stock photo websites