Where do you get the best free photos or photos?
Here are some of our best choices for finding free photos
- Unsplash.com finds free photos at unsplash.com
- Photopin.com – If you use a photo for your business, be sure to choose commercial images. Once you’ve found a picture, just follow their simple instructions to credit them. They also have photos of local places, many from Flickr, and more. Do a search and see what I mean. We strongly encourage you to find free photos that are good to use and easy to credit on this site.
- Videos, photos and illustrations at Pixabay
- FreeImages – You need to create an account, but it’s a good resource for free images. You do not need an account to verify the site if you want to download a photo. If you don’t see what you want, it also shows the results of IStockphoto.com premium images, which are not free. So you can compare for free what you have to pay for and see if the cost is worth it.
- Creative Commons
- Dreamstime free photos and illustrations, try https://www.dreamstime.com/free-photos
- PICoGraphy, Stocksnap.io
Free resources for special images, such as illustrations, icons, patterns, health and wellness photos, historical images, and animated photos and gifs.
Here are the best places for cheap (i.e. cheap) photos and illustrations
Still can’t find the right photo?
If you can’t find what you want in cheap and free options, try them; they have the best choices for quality photography:
If that doesn’t work, find a local photographer; they can either take a photo for you or they may have just what you need!
Why not create your own graphics and image?
- Use PicMonkey.com it’s a great tool that makes your photos fun with words and graphics. You can also make great collages.
- I love www.canva.com to create graphics with sayings and photo collages.
- SomeEcards.com is great for creating your own shared greeting card graphics.
- Remember to read the fine print, some pictures and tools are free for personal use and not for commercial use.
Related reading: Images and copyright – what to look out for