Epic List of 137 Free Stock Photo Websites

Epic List of Free Stock Photography Websites
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Epic List of 137 Free Stock Photo Websites

List last updated May 2021

Looking for the right image on stock photography sites for your social media posts could sometimes be insanely difficult.

What’s worse is when you go through the effort add images to your post, and then after publishing it, you see the same image everywhere. . . because everyone knows about unsplash after all ¬†ūüėČ

Fortunately, the number of websites offering beautiful stock photos is increasing.

Here’s a list I have been curating¬†for the best sites offering free photos that should¬†suit your personal blogging and church communication needs.

It is amazing that there's over 135 websites with free stock photos for download! Share on X

A little disclaimer. Lots of these websites offer photos that are free from copyright restrictions. However, some photos may require attribution. Remember to give credits to licensed photos.

Without any further adieu, here’s the list for you to start


Epic List of Free Stock Photography WebsitesKenny Jahng’s¬†Epic List¬†of Free Stock Photography Websites

(in alphabetical order)

#1. Aarin Free Photo and Digital Images

Aarin Free Photo offers digital images that are absolutely free.

Aarin Free Photo

#2. Abstract Influence

Abstract Influence is a design photo art community.

abstract influence

#3 Albumarium

Albumarium is one of the best places to find & share beautiful images.


#4. All The Free Stock

Free stock images, icons, and videos.

all the free stock

#5 Amazing Textures

AmazingTextures.com is one of the biggest and most popular dedicated online texture libraries in the world.

Amazing Textures

#6 Amygdela’s Atmosphere

This site hosts a forum and a blog, as well as tons of stock images.

amygdela's atmosphere

#7 AncestryImages.com

Free image archive for antiqueprints.com.


#8 BAJstock

This site gives free high-definition pictures.


#9 Barn Images

Barn images offers a collection of free photography.

Barn Images

#10 Best of Stock Photo

Collection of different stock photos suited for all your needs.


#11 Bigfoto.com

Bigfoto is a royalty-free photo agency.


#12 Blogpiks

Over 30000 Free Piks For Blogs, Websites or Social Media – Commercial Use Allowed – No Attribution Required.


#13 Bookgraphy

Bookgraphy offers cheap stock photos & premium images.


#14 BurningWell

Public domain of images and photos.


#15 Canva

Canva is an amazingly simple graphic design software. Aside from its main purpose, it also offers free stock photography photos for your design needs.


#16 CA-Stock

Choose from thousands of images of cityscapes, landscapes, coastlines, historical sites, parks, lifestyle and more taken by some of California’s finest photographers.

california stock photo

#17 Cepolina

Thousands of free photos for your work and spare time.


#18 Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a collaborative global community working daily for universal access to research and education, and full participation in culture ‚ÄĒ to drive a new era of development, growth, and productivity.

creative commons

#19 Creative Vix

Download stock images for free in this website.

creative vix

#20 Creativity 103

Abstract and unusual digital image gallery, resource of free design stock images.

creativity 103

#21 Cromavista

This site is all in Spanish but still easy to navigate if you’re not a native speaker.


#22 Cupcake

Free (do what ever you want) photos.


#23 Death to Stock Photos

A photo & inspiration haven for creatives crushing their path.

Death to the Stock Photo

#24 deviantART

DeviantART is the largest online art gallery and community.


#25 DHD Multimedia Gallery

Gallery of FREE original multimedia for personal and commercial use.

DHD Multimedia Gallery

#26 Digital Dreamer

Free, royalty-free stock images.

Digital Dreamer Photo

#27 Dreamstime

Dreamstime offers stock photos & royalty-free images.

dreams time

#28 Epicantus

Free images; photography by Daria.


#29 Epicva

Totally Free Images for all your marketing needs.


#30 Every Stock Photo

A search engine for free photos.

every stock photo

#31 Fancy Crave

Everyday handpicking and giving away 2 free authentic photos from real people


#32 FindA.Photo

Search through thousands of free (CC0 licensed) stock photos.


#33 Flickr

Home to 13 billion photos, 120 million people, and 2 million groups.


#34 Font Play

Fontplay gives free images to suit any of your needs.

font play

#35 Foodie’s Feed

Free food pictures in hi-resolution.

foodie's feed

#36 Foter

Free stock photos & images.


#37 FotoDispalle

Foto Dispalle offers hi-resolution and free photos with a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


#38 Free Bible Images

Free sets of Bible story pictures, images and illustrations to download. ‘The Word in pictures’.
Free Bible Images

#39 Free Digital Photos

Download free and premium stock photos and illustrations for websites, advertising materials, newspapers, magazines, ebooks, book covers and pages, music artwork, software applications and much more.


#40 Free Media Goo

Free Media Goo provides a way for developers to gather royalty-free photography that can be used in print, film, TV, Internet or any other type of media both for commercial and personal use. .


#41 Free Nature Stock

Royalty-free Nature Stock Photos

free nature stock

#42 Free Photos Bank

Free stock photos.

free photos bank

#43 Free Pixels

Free high resolution stock photos to  use in both personal and commercial design projects.


#44 Free Range Stock

Free range stock offers thousands of free high-resolution photos.


#45 Free Stock Photos

Free photography for personal or commercial use.

free stock photos

#46 FreeFoto

The largest collection of free photographs on the Internet (link back and attribution required).


#47 FreeImages.co.uk

15 years reliably delivering free images.


#48 FreeImages.com

Tons of categories and subcategories make searching for photos on this site.


#49 FreeLargePhotos.com

High quality, high-resolution photos to individuals for their personal use for free.


#50 Freely Photos

FREE Christian stock photos for your marketing needs.

freely photos

#51 Freepik

Free vectors, photos and PSD downloads all in one place.


#52 Getrefe

Royalty-free, high-quality, natural looking photos.


#53 Gimp Savvy

Gimp Savvy gives tips on photo touchups, making a collage, and more in addition to finding great images.

gimp savvy

#54 Good Free Photos

Free public domain stock photos, pics, and clipart.

Good free Photos

#55 Good Stock Photos

Download free stock photos to use anywhere.

good stock photos

#56 GraphicStock.com

Unlimited downloads of royalty free stock images, vectors, illustrations, icons, buttons and other graphics of all kinds.

graphic stock

#57 Gratisography

Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects.

#58 Holy Land Photos

Free photos of the Holy Land.

holy land photos

#59 HubSpot

No royalties, no fees, no worries. Hubspot offers free stock photos to use anywhere you want.

hub spot

#60 IM Free

A curated collection of free web design resources, all for commercial use.


#61 Image After

Free high resolution images and textures for commercial and personal use.

image after

#62 Image Base

Absolutely Free Stock Photography, commercial, personal, or educational.

image base

#63 Image Temple

Free royalty free images for personal and commercial use.

image temple

#64 ImageFinder

Tons of royalty free stock photos from various sources.


#65 Insect Images

Insect images is the source for entomology photos.

insect images

#66 ISO Republic

Free stock photos for creatives.

iso republic

#67 Jay Mantri

Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.


#68 Jéshoots

Free & premium stock photos and PSD mockups.


#69 Kaboompics

Breathtaking free stock images for business or personal projects.



Free stock photos, images and textures from Kave wall.


#71 Large Photos

FREE stock photos for commercial use.

large photos

#72 Lensicle

Free stock images, how you want them!


#73 Liam’s Pictures from Old Books

Over 3,600 free images from old rare antique and vintage books. Site by Liam Quin.

Liam’s Pictures from Old Books

#74 LibreShot

Unique stock photo site with free images for commercial use.


#75 Librestock

A multisite search engine that scans and indexes the stock photos from 40+ different websites.


#76 Life of Pix

Free high-resolution photography all in one website.

life of pix

#77 Lightstock’s Free Photo of the Week

Christ-Centered, Royalty-Free Christian stock photos, vectors and footage.

light stock

#78 Lock & Stock Photos

Free Stock Photos to use in any way.

lock and stock

#79 Lost & Taken

Free texture stock photos for your daily commercial or personal use.

lost and taken

#80 Made In Moments

Made in moment gives travel stock photos to use in any way.


#81 Magdeleine

Hand-picked free photos for your inspiration.


#82 Mayang’s Free Texture Library

Download high-res textures from this site, which has categories like architecture, buildings, plants, wood, and stone.

mayang's free texture

#83 Mazwai

Download free creative commons HD video clips & footages.


#84 MegaPixelStock

MegaPixelStock offers high quality and unique stock photos free from all copyright restrictions.


#85 MMT

Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.


#86¬†Moni’s Photos

Unique free stock photos.

Moni's photo

#87 MorgueFile

Over 350000 high quality, high resolution photos. Free for commercial use. No attribution required.


#88 Moveast

This is a journey of a Portuguese guy moving that decided that every photo should be used for free.


#89 National Park Service Digital Image Archive

Browse galleries of still images from the park’s photo collection and download royalty-free copies.

#90 Negative Space

20 Free stock photos posted every week straight into your inbox when you sign up.


#91 New Old Stock

Vintage photos from the public archives. Free of known copyright restrictions

New Old Stock

#92 New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Browse through thousands of prints, illustrations, and photos. Read the photographic services and permissions page for more information on downloading high-res files.

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

#93 No More Clip Art

Share and Use No more clipart photos and images from Openclipart for personal or commercial use.


#94 One Left Media

Made for bloggers and other content creators. Free to use, even commercially. Instant downloads and regular updates.

oneleft media

#95 Paul Jarvis

Free high-resolution photos by Paul Jarvis.Paul Jarvis

#96 PD Photo

PDPhoto.org is a repository for free public domain photos. Most of these photos are free to use for any purpose.


#97 Pexels

Best free photos in one place.


#98 Photo Rack

New photos are featured at the bottom of the page, so check back often to make sure you don’t miss anything great.


#99 Photocase

Photocase is a passionately curated stock photography agency.


#100 PhotoCollections

Free Stock Photography. High Resolution Photography. Use for whatever you want.


#101 Photogen

Free photos from Photogen. Search and download quality free, high resolution stock photos and images of business, industry, concepts, nature, transport, travel,


#102 Photos By People

A growing repository with 891 Collections & 11388 resources for web ninjas (freebies, plugins and snippets) updated & curated every day, so it never expires.


 #103 Photype

Find photos that fit your layout perfectly.


#104 Picjumbo

Totally free photos.


#105 Picography

Picography by Hidden Depth provides stunning photography for use however you like.

#106 Pixabay

Free High Quality Images.


#107 Public Domain Archive

Public Domain Archive offers 100% free stock photos, with new images added weekly.


#108 Public domain stock photos

High quality, royality free, stock photos to use in your personal and commercial projects.


#109 Raumrot

Stunning lifestyle imagery for modern creatives.


#110 Real Graphy

Hundreds of authentic non-stock photos in public domain dedication (CC0).


#111 Saltful

Free high resolution pictures for creative ministry and church projects. It’s like unsplash.com but for churches and ministries.


#112 Shutterstock Free Images Archive

Stock photo site Shutterstock features free images weekly on their blog.


#113 SkitterPhoto

Need CC0 photos for your website, blog or magazine? Download free public domain images on SkitterPhoto.


#114 Snapographic

Free stock photos for personal & commercial use.


#113 Snapwire Snaps

Get 7 free photos every 7 days from this Tumblr site.


#115 Splitshire

Download free high quality photos with no copyright restrictions and real look.


#116 Startup Stock Photos

Free photos for startups, bloggers and everyone.


#117 Stock Photos Hub

Stock Photos Hub offers Royalty Free Photos on the go.


#118 Stock.xchng

Download free stock photos on SCX.hu for your marketing use.


#119  StockPhotos

Search images online on StockPhotos.


#120 StockSnap.io

Hundreds of high resolution, beautiful free stock photos, with new images added weekly.


#121 Stockvault

Over 90.000 free stock photos, textures and graphics for your next project. No attribution required.

#122 Stokpic

Free stock photos for commercial use.


#123 Subtle Patterns

A curated archive of tiling images with subtle patterns, great for website backgrounds.


#124 Super Famous

Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.


#125 Textures.com

Find interesting textures at this great site.


#126 The NOAA Library

Searchable photography collection focusing on the environment in the United States.


#127 The Pattern Library

Patterns for the people, by the people.

#128 The Stocks

The best free photos in one place.


#129 tOfz.org

Find urban images for free, but consider making a contribution to this artist’s cause.


#130 Tookapic

Tookapic.com believes that every day is worth celebrating. Thousands of people are celebrating life by saving one photo a day.


#131 Travel Coffee Book

Sharing beautiful travel moments. All photos are listed under cc0. That means you can do whatever you want with them.

travel coffee book

#132 Trip Album

This site is all in French, but the photos are divided into categories based on country, making it easy to figure out.


#133 TurboPhoto

Cheap stock photos, royalty-free images, high resolution 300dpi pictures and backgrounds for advertising and marketing.

#134 Unprofound.com

Use the images however you want, just make sure you let them know where you’ve published it!


#135 Unsplash

Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.


#136 Visual Hunt

High quality free photos in one place.

visual hunt

#137 WikiMedia

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository


DID I MISS ANY?  HAVE ANY OF THE SITES ON THE LIST CHANGED OR GONE KAPUT? Please let me know in the comment section below.

I would love to know if you end up being able to use any of these sites or if this list helped you discover some new resources today you’re going to check out.

Kenny Jahng is a content marketing advisor and communications strategist who helps nonprofit, cause-driven and faith-based organizations / churches. You can connect with Kenny on Twitter @kennyjahng

3 thoughts on “Epic List of 137 Free Stock Photo Websites

  1. Amazing list! It’ll take me ages to go over it all.
    Anyway, I believe you’ve missed librestock.com, which “search the best 47 free stock photo websites in one place”.
    Although I use it a lot, I’m not related to that website by any means, but I think it should be on your list.

    Thank you again for that awesome list.

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