As business owners and online marketers, you already know the importance of using visually appealing images for your content. With almost everything available online, it can be tempting to do a Google search and just grab some photos. However, most of the images you will find online have copyright restrictions. Using them on your website or blog can lead to major consequences.

Here are 6 sites with breathtaking stock photos. The best part is, you can download these images for free. Read on to see our list of free images and free image resources here!

Pixabay

The site contains over 780,000 free photos, vectors, and illustrations. All photos are released under Creative Commons CCO into the public domain. That means, they can be modified and used commercially in print or online. This site is great for using your creativity when it come to free mages. Some of these images can be quite basic but if you are creative the sky is the limit.

Pexels

All photos on this site are under the Creative Commons Zero License. They were handpicked from a variety of sources to ensure that you’re getting the best of the best. These free images are available for personal and commercial use.

Unsplash

Unsplash has an amazing collection of free images that are free from copyright restrictions. They offer a wide variety of high resolution images that you can use in your landing pages, web pages, and your blog posts. Whether you’re in search of well-photographed landscapes, holiday scenes or technology images, you are sure to find what you need here. The downside is that they only allow users to download 10 high resolution photos every 10 days.

Picjumbo

Picjumbo has a huge collection of high quality images that cover a variety of topics and scenes. They are organized in 16 different categories that you can browse through these photos via a search tool.  You are guaranteed to find something that suits your needs.

Negative Space

Negative Space is a contemporary photo site with a huge collection of high quality public domain photos, vectors, and illustrations. The site offers tons of CCO stock photos that are ready for use whenever you please. New free images are also added each week. Even better, the photos are divided into different categories to make it easier for you to find exactly what you are looking for.

Gratisopraphy

Among the free stock photo sites, Gratisopraphy is one of the most interesting, thanks to the quirky style of photographer Ryan McGuire. The royalty-free stock photos are organized in a number of categories – people, objects, nature, animals, whimsical, and urban. They also add new images on a weekly basis.

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