Let’s face it finding good quality stock photos can be cumbersome. Are you building websites with full screen hero images? Are you managing social media campaigns and are seeking some fun and refreshing images to breathe life into the mundane? Need big images for your WordPress template? If you answered yes to any of these, then take note of the following sources for some of the best stock photo sites I’ve stumbled upon.
Note, many of these offer a free subscription offer which will have new images emailed to you.
- Death to the Stock Photo http://join.deathtothestockphoto.com/
- Superfamous (requires attribution) http://superfamous.com/
- Picjumbo http://picjumbo.com/
- Gratisography http://www.gratisography.com/
- Getrefe http://getrefe.tumblr.com/
- IM Free (requires attribution) http://imcreator.com/free
- Little Visuals http://littlevisuals.co/
- Unsplash http://unsplash.com/
- New Old Stock http://nos.twnsnd.co/
- The Pattern Library http://thepatternlibrary.com/
Another noteworthy source is to conduct searches in Flickr, Google Images and Creative Commons for images licensed for reuse.
- Flickr https://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/
- Google Images http://www.google.com/advanced_image_search
- Creative Commons http://search.creativecommons.org/