One of the most popular types of social media post are image posts. However, photo sites can be expensive, especially for someone just starting out.
Thankfully, there are sites that offer great photos you can use for free. Here’s a collection of my favorite: (Tweet this)
This site is super useful because it has a search feature. You can also see the most popular photos so you can either use those or stay far away… depending on how you roll. The site also has a very handy search feature making it easy to browse through the thousands of images available. In addition, the site tracks views and downloads so you can find the most popular photos available.
Negative Space releases 20 new photos every week. The photos can be searched—score!
Adobe Stock Photos
They have millions of pictures, and you can have ten of them for F-R-E-E.
If you are looking for fresh and new photos, Unsplash releases 10 new photos every 10 days and the photos are all free
As the name says, these pictures are super high resolution and can be used in a very large format and keep their resolution. Plus, you can search for exactly what you are looking for.
Besides having a super-cute and clever name, Gratisography offers free high-resolution pictures and adds new photos each week.
Splitshire is a collection of delicious free stock photos by Daniel Nanescu. The photos are free for both personal and commercial use.
Life of Pix
Life of Pix offers high-resolution photos with no restrictions, and new photos are added weekly.
Death to Stock Photos
Sign up at this site and each month you will get 10 gorgeous photos delivered straight to your inbox. Just remember me when you jump for joy each month.
Give credit to them (get the name?) and you can use these photos for whatever you’d like. Folkert features various collections including aerial, biological, geological, and more.
Another cutie patootie name, IM Free is a curated collection of free resources, all for commercial use. Since the photos are curated from various sources, some photos require attribution.
New Old Stock
A collection of vintage photos that are copyright free.
Did someone say “mobile!” (Check Siri. I blame her.) Free mobile photos for your personal or commercial projects.
Looking for quality? Freestock offers a wide range of high-res photos.
Lucky 7… Get 7 free photos every 7 days that are copyright free.