Top 10 sites with free photos for commercial use

Searching for the appropriate photos could be a disaster at the moment when it should fit your content and be available for a free commercial usage. You are definitely familiar with the fact that good graphics/ design/photos could create a needful first impression of your product or service, as a result this impression can influence on the user behavior.

It is critical to have a good database with nice and user friendly search engine.

Of course it is great if you are able to make good professional photos by your own and if you are a Photoshop guru, however if you are not and you are desperately searching for a free photos for commercial use which you can use in you articles/blog, so here you have a list.

1. Pixabay – german website with huge database of high quality pictures. Pictures are shared under the Creative Commons licence.

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2. Dreamstime – the main part of content if paid, however this website has a tremendous amount of pictures to be used for free. In order to download pictures you need to register for free.:)

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3. The Morgue File – was created in 1996 by a designer Michael
Connors. On the website you can find a small request to acknowledge the artist’s accomplishments credit the photographer when possible, in order to keep the author rights.
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4. ImageFree – has a really good picture but with limited collection for a free usage. You need to be registered in order to download a picture.
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5. Stokpic – has a unique collection of pictures, and if you will subscribe on the updates, for every 2 weeks you will receive 10 photos on your e-mail for free.
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6. Public Domain Photos – contains 5000 free photos and 8000 cliparts
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7. Death to The Stock Photo – nice project from Allie and David :) Just leave your e-mail and receive a fresh wave of pictures in your mailbox.
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8. Realistic Shots– quite new but good project with small picture database, however new pics appear there every week.
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9. New Old Stock – if you are big fan of vintage photos, you should go here and check this out.
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10. Free nature stock – if you are writing about trevelling, nature, this webpage is for you.

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