Posted 20 Apr 2016 by Pixilex Authors Design, Branding 5 Comments


As the popular saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words". It refers to the idea that anything complex can be conveyed easily with just an image. Images are easy to view and grasp. Therefore, it is important to use images in your website. It plays an integral role in web design. There are so many images out there that are tacky and uninspiring. Some of them are expensive to procure, too.

However, there has been a rise in the number of websites that allow designers to use their stunningly beautiful stock images for free.

Here is a list of the top 5 websites for images that provide awesome free stock images and photos.
Please note that some of the images and photos on these sites may require attributions and may be subject to copyrights and we advise you to do your own research in the use of these images. However, this list provides you a starting point in finding awesome images that you can use for your websites.

  • 1. Unsplash
  • 2. StockSnap.io
  • 3. Picjumbo
  • 4. Freestocks.org
  • 5. Tookapic Stock

1. Unsplash
Unsplash provides a stock of high-resolution photos that can be used for free and is one of the best websites for stock photos. Unsplash releases new photos regularly and under the creative commons public domain license.
2. StockSnap.io
StockSnap.io provides a wide range of free stock images high-resolution photos. The site also has a search feature which helps in browsing and finding the right images suiting your needs.
3. Picjumbo
Picjumbo has a wide collection of free images and photos for commercial & personal use. New images are added everyday ranging across diverse categories.
4. Freestocks.org
Freestock provides a wide range of high-resolution and high-quality images released under Creative Commons CC0.
5. Tookapic Stock
Tookapic stock provides a marketplace for both free & premium stock images. It provides options to filter by free images and are released under Creative Commons CC0.
The number of websites providing free stock photos and images have been growing and these websites are a boon to bloggers, web designers and creative personnel. We hope this list provides you with the resources you need to build brands online.

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  • Apr 21, 2016, at 09:15  Reply

    It is important to make sure no copyrights are violated.

    Apr 21, 2016, at 10:30  Reply

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  • Apr 22, 2016, at 08:30  Reply

    Reading the licence terms while using images is important.

  • May 15, 2016, at 11:00  Reply

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