Do you ever look at other blogs and think to yourself: Where did they get that gorgeous photo?
Beautiful stock photos can be difficult to find and purchasing stock photos can be very expensive.
You might think to yourself that your blog will never look as eye-catching because you can’t afford to hire a photographer or purchase those expensive shots…but you’re wrong!
There are a number of amazing sites where you can find beautiful stock photos for your blog and they’re completely free!
No more boring and bland photos for you!
Not only will these beautiful stock photos make your blog look great but they will drive more traffic to your blog and help you stand out on Pinterest too! Want more Pinterest tips? Check out my blog post on how to increase your blog traffic with Pinterest!
Disclaimer: Most of these sites offer photographs that are free from copyright restrictions for personal and commercial use. But always do your research and check the rules of the site as some photos may require attribution or may have restrictions on how the photos can be used.
Now let’s look at some amazing sites where you can get free stock photos for your blog!
Unsplash is one of the best sites out there offering free high-quality stock photos. New photos are added on a regular basis and they have a wide range of subject matter to choose from. All photos are free to use as you see fit.
StockSnap has a beautiful collection of high-resolution photos that are free from copyright restrictions. Browsing the “Categories” section is an easy way to find the type of photo you’re looking for as this site offers one of the widest range of categories.
StyledStock provides beautiful, feminine stock photos that are perfect for blogs and free to use. As of now, they don’t boast the biggest collection of photos, its quality over quantity with this site.
Pexels provides a large collection of gorgeous photography that you can use for your personal and commercial projects. You’ll find a stunning photo for every occasion on this site.
PicJumbo is a tried-and-true option to find professional stock photos that are free to use for commercial and personal use.
Pixabay is another great site to find free stock photos for your blog. This site also offers free to use stock illustrations and vectors too.
Kaboompics collects some of the most stunning stock photos available that are free to use for personal and commercial use, although photos cannot be sold or redistributed. This site offers stock photos of pets, architecture, food and much more.
FreeStocks has a smaller collection of stock photos than some of the other sites but you can find some really unique images here. All photos are free to use in both personal and commercial projects.
NegativeSpace adds new photos to their site every week that are all free from copyright restrictions. The artist, the business woman and the athlete will all be able to find perfect stock photos here.
Burst by Shopify provides free stock photos for entrepreneurs and can be used as you see fit. They offer a huge list of categories, they even have a category dedicated to flatlays.
FreePhotos is a resource of free stock photos for your blog or business. The site has many categories including food, travel, office and much more.
LifeofPix offers beautiful and unique high-resolution photographs that are free to use. They don’t have as many categories as some other sites but you’ll find truly original photos here.
These sites have such a crazy amount of gorgeous photos to offer, I know you’ll have fun designing your blog!
Did I miss any of your favorite sites for free stock photos? Let me know in the comments!