If you are required one or more images for supporting your art works, making an advertisements for your clients or just simply want to put high quality pictures in your blog posts or website articles, then you know that you have had all helps you need by doing it online. Most of us will be well respected by doing it our own which is the better option, although using other works are also acceptable. And the main point is, beside those are free, they also can be used even for commercial usage.
Most of the photographs are also needn’t you to ask for permission or provide credit to the photographers as simple as adding their names contained with the link to their profile or image you used. Even though, gives credit will be appreciated since it will provides an online exposure and i hope this will encourage them to keep on sharing.
I also want to give a big thanks for all of you for have shared your works and sorry for not provides the link because i don’t know about it before. In the future, i’ll try my best to fix this up. All of your images have helped me a lot especially in learning how to edit images using Photoshop and as inspirations to make photographs that i love.
- Taking pictures when it’s in rainy day
- Converting your colorful photo into black and white
- Create option buttons for mobile game in Photoshop
- Create abstract mosaic background in Photoshop
- Turn an image into abstract background using Photoshop
Sites to get free image stocks
As my experiences, among sites to get free images are under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license that means you are free to use it including for commercial purposes. But to be sure about how far you are capable to use the images, spend a bit of your times to read the site’s terms as it may change over time.
From many sites i have been accessing, there are at least two of them make me stay visiting, they are:
This site effort some of image types that you may access such as photos, vector graphics, illustrations and also videos plus many other options available. To get the highest resolution of images, you need to have an account and sign in to the site. The good news is, although you don’t get the highest one, the images have had good resolution since most or maybe all of them have been taken using the better cameras. I never found any of images taken by phone, so far.
Although, the site not provide you many options in its search bar like image types, Unsplash is also be my favorite as its simple image search. What makes it special to me is the site has something called as “Made with Unsplash” where they whose running this site showcasing the best edited images using pictures that have been uploaded to Unsplash. And, that also being a place for all of us to find art inspirations made of photographs.
The only one thing to be your concern in searching images from above sites are keywords you will be use. You can think about one or two words and type them in to start searching and see what they have for you.
Be sure to keep updates of those sites in case they may change the rules.
In other blogs or websites, you also may found 20 or even until 50 sites to get free stock images which is even getting better since they provided you a complete guide or maybe short reviews. But, the linked sites above are my best choice and could be your first place to go.
If you have other opinions or experiences, share them all with other via comment below. Thank’s for reading and happy exploring the sites.