7 Free Image Websites You Probably Don’t Know About

Posted September 21, 2015 by Disha Sharma

Are you bored of seeing the same images everywhere? More so, are you bored of using the same images in your blog posts, email newsletters, and social media messages?

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I know this is just another post about image websites offering free stock pictures, but you just can’t get enough of these, right?

Well, if you’ve been hunting for some refreshing images to add to your content, here are 7 free image websites to find them.
1. Gratisographymade

Gratisographymade

This site has many amazing high-resolution pictures that you can use for both personal and commercial projects.

New images are added each week.

Categories include:

  • Animals
  • Nature
  • Objects
  • People
  • Urban
  • Whimsical.

 

2. Skitterphoto

Skitterphoto

Skitterphoto has a ton of free images that can be used for personal and commercial projects. A new picture gets uploaded each day.

You can perform direct searches to filter images.

Categories include:

  • Flora
  • HDR photography
  • Landscapes
  • Low light
  • Miscellaneous
  • People
  • Transportation
  • Urban

 

3. Snapwire snaps

Snapwire Snaps

Snapwire adds 7 beautiful photos every 7 days to its collection.
While there are no categories, you can use the site search to find relevant images.


 

4. Pexels

Pexels

Pexels is a great collection of 3000+ free stock images. The images are available for both personal and commercial use. Each day, about 10 new stock images get added.

I couldn’t see any categories. But Pexels lets you search within the site to find the right images.


 

5. Splitshire

Splitshire

Splitshire has a solid image collection powered by photographer Daniel Nanescu. You are free to use Splitshire’s images as you like for both personal and commercial projects.

A special shout for this one as the images are refreshing and can’t be found elsewhere.

A site search option is available to help you find the best images.

Categories include:

  • Abstract
  • Animals
  • Automotive
  • Blur Backgrounds
  • Bokeh
  • Bundle
  • Fashion
  • Food
  • Instagram
  • Interiors
  • Landscapes
  • Low Poly Background
  • Mock Up
  • Nature
  • People
  • Still Life
  • Street
  • Technology
  • Things
  • Various
  • Video
  • Wedding

 

6. 1millionfreepictures

1millionfreepictures

Contrary to what the name suggests, 1millionfreepictures does NOT offer 1M free images. The founder photographer, Toper, is on an epic mission to reach that number. 1millionfreepictures has some amazing images that you could use.

Categories include:

  • Auto
  • Black and White
  • Close Up and Macro
  • Finance and Business
  • Funny
  • Grunge
  • Haiku
  • Photography
  • Art
  • Animals
  • Backgrounds
  • Bicycles
  • Buildings
  • Clothing and Shoes
  • Doors and Windows
  • Flowers
  • Food
  • Illustrations Sketches Drawings and Etchings
  • Leaves
  • Letters and Words
  • Musical Instruments
  • Numbers
  • Objects
  • Painting
  • People
  • Places
  • Plants
  • Popular Tourist Spots
  • Posters
  • Quotes and Sayings
  • Roads and Bridges
  • Seats and Swings
  • Ships and Boats
  • Signs
  • Body
  • Sky
  • Water
  • Random Pictures
  • Sports Pictures

7. Magdeleine

Magdeleine

Magdeleine adds a free high-resolution image to its collection each day.

The site has a search function that allows you to find the perfect images. Besides, you can search using tags and colors.

Categories include:

  • Nature
  • City & architecture
  • People
  • Animals
  • Food
  • Technology
  • Objects
  • Abstract

 

Use with caution

When you use images from any of these sites, please read the associated licenses. Some of them might require you to attribute the image to the original creator.

Which are some of the other websites that you go to for finding super images? Do share in the comments!

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