Wednesday, 27 February 2019

5 places to find royalty free photos

Hey readers,

If your blogger or thinking about doing a blog you may what some nice crisp pictures but your not that good yet or you just don't have to take the time to take them. One way to deal with this issue to use royalty free images which you are allowed to use on your blog without getting into trouble with anyone.

1. Pexels.

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This website hosts thousands of photos for you to pick uploaded by talented photographers each day so the database expands with more choice for users to pick the right photo for them. They are all free and can even be used for commercial use as well. All images are Creative Commons Zero License. You can use them on whatever project you are doing whether it is a blog, app, websites etc.

2. Unsplash.

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Another website that showcased a beautiful showcase of photos. The site claims to have 100,000 contributors and generates more than 9 billion photo impressions per month on their overgrowing collection of photos. There are all sorts of photos from abstract, colourful, nature, macro, industrial, you name it the sites showcases it all.

3. Pixabay.

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Pixabay state that they have over 1.6 billion royal free stock photos, vertical design, clip art and videos. shared by individuals uploading for you to use for free. You can use the images for personal or commercial use.

4. Burst Shopify.

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This is a smaller website compared to the above sites but that doesn't mean a great place to find good quality photos for you to use on commercial and personal use. You can use the images for such projects as mug image, means or even shirts for a few ideas. The photos are all royalty-free and that is constantly updating new images to feast your eyes on.

5.  Kaboompics.

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This site offers model released images of people which is quite hard to find from I site shares royalty free images. Though there are not as many photo choices as bigger sites it still gets 4 million times been downloaded which indicates a rather popular site to check out. 
Do you use royalty free stock images? What is your favourite sire to use?

Cheers for reading X


  1. I use Pexels all the time, when I first started blogging I used all my own images and spent a lot of hours taking photographs as photography is a passion of mine and my husbands, but he prefers film and developing. I just found I was spending so much time getting the perfect image and although I also had a photographic website it was all too much with 3 young ones. So I love the time saving of Pexels. I actually haven't heard of the others so it is great to hear about more I can check out! @musingstiredmum #StayClassyMama

    1. So handy though especially if you haven't the time X

  2. Great list - thanks #Stayclassymama

  3. Wish I had seen a resource like this in my early days of blogging #StayClassyMama

    1. I know tight, bittersweet you learn as you go along X

  4. I usually use Pixabay, but they sometimes don't have exactly the image I am searching for. Thanks for the info on the other sites. #pocolo

  5. Great list here. I use a few of these but never heard of 3 of them. I will have to check them out, thanks :) #PoCoLo

  6. Thanks enjoy always fun to find new places :)

  7. I used Pexels and Pixabay mostly but will chec out the others, thanks for linking up with #stayclassymama

    1. So many good places to get a great selection of choice X

  8. Back again from #ThatFridayLinky!