Thursday, 10 November 2016

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Top 10 Free Websites For Downloading Stock Images


It’s not just enough to focus only on writing quality content for your blog or website, Proper presentation also plays an important role. You can simply add relevant images for enhancing the presentation of your articles. You might have heard that :-

Picture Speaks more than Words

If you’ll go through my previous articles then you’ll notice that I’ve added relevant images to make those blog posts attractive and interesting. Well, Adding images to blog content is good but there are few rules which you should always keep in your mind while adding them to your blog posts.

You should only add those images to your blog posts which are allowed by the owner. Today, I’ll not be talking about image copyright usage i.e, image licensing but in this article, I’ll be sharing some of the best free websites where you can easily download stock images for free.

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Basically, stock images are those images which are allowed by owners to be used.

So, without wasting much time, let’s Get Started.

Best Free Websites to Download Stock Photos

1. Gratisography

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I’ve recently found this amazing free stock website online and it works quite amazing. I personally love this website. This website allows you to download high-quality free stock photos which you can use it for your personal and professional purpose. Yeah ! absolutely, You need not pay any credit for downloading and using that particular image.



2. Pexels

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I personally love the interface of this amazing free stock images website. It looks perfect. You can free download all the images and can use it for commercial purpose too, as all the images available on this website are licensed under CCO ( Creative Commons Zero ) License. You can download new images every month as they add 1K+ high-quality images. Right now this website has more than 10,000 Free Stock Images.



3. Pixabay

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Pixabay is another cool stock photography site which actually has beautiful images. This website has more colorful and attractive images which will surely be going to help you attracting more readers to your blog. I’ll suggest you bookmark Pixabay as it offers their users a wide range of stock images on almost all niche. You can download their images and use it for commercial purpose without giving any type of attribution.


4. Stocksnap

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This website is very much similar to the above free stock images websites. You can easily download high-quality stock images from this site and can use it on your blog/website for getting more readers. This website has really cool and colorful images which will surely be going to add value to your articles. All the images available on this website are CCO licensed and can be used for commercial purposes too.



5. MorgueFile

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MorgueFile is one of my favorites free stock images websites. You can easily search for any images via category on this website and use it on your blog. Selecting category helps you to get more relevant images to your blog post. This site has really clean and simple layout with easy navigation.

One of the best features of this website is that it offers you to crop the images and download it in real time.


6. Flickr

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Next, in the list we have a website named, Flickr. Flickr is one of the best stock websites available  online for downloading free images for blogs and websites. This stock photos website has a huge database which includes a variety of images to download. You will get lots of related images to your blog posts of different sizes which can fit into your article.


7. FreeDigitalPhotos

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This website just not only allows you to download free images online but you can also download Educational projects, Powerpoint presentations, Word, Photoshop projects and lot more. You can also download free greeting cards from this website but you can’t use them for commercial purpose. This website will be a perfect choice for you if you are searching for more than just images.



8. FreeRangeStock

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This Website allows you to use their images for both commercial as well as personal use. For downloading these free images you need to firstly create an account on FreeRangeStock.

This site not only allows you to simply download free stock images but in case you love photography or you are a professional photographer then you can upload your photos and can earn money online via their AdSense revenue program.

The only thing which has disappointed me is their website layout and interface. It’s quite old and not so user-friendly.

9. Photogen

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Photogen is a great stock photos website which can be used for personal as well as for commercial use. You can easily find various categories of images such as nature, cultures, business, animals, etc. By selecting these categories you can easily search for more relevant images to your article. Photogen actually provides you good high-quality photos for free download.


10. Stock Photos For Free

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Last but not the least, we have another popular free stock images website which offers you to download free images for both personal and commercial use. You just need to create a free account and start downloading images for your website and blogs.

You can also select and mark your images and download it later.


Conclusion

These were some of the best and popular free stock images websites which allow you to download their images and use it for your personal and commercial use. Though all the above-listed website offers great performance to their users but I personally love to use Pixabay because of it’s huge database and easy interface.

Hope, You liked reading this article. If yes then kindly share this article with your friends. In case if you are using any other free stock photos website then kindly share it with our readers by leaving your valuable comments below in the comment section.

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About the Author -

Hey there ! This is me Abhishek. I’m a passionate blogger from Madhya Pradesh, India. I always keep of learning new things about Blogging, Seo, WordPress and Internet Marketing. I mostly like to spend time with my computer and working on my blog.

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