10 Best Places for Designers&Developers to Get Free Stock Photos

You probably would gone through many Stock Photos Sites, which provides photos for such high rates, that normal developers/designers or bloggers are unable to afford. So what should we do then? Is there any way out? Yes, you can get free stock photos from many online destinations, thanks to the many online website, who provides stock photos free of cost. I have collected list of the 10 best, well known free stock photos websites, from where you can fulfill your needs.

Top 10 dedicated Free Stock Photos Sites

1. Stock.Xchng

Being first on my top 10 list, stock.xchng, is one of the leading free stock photo site on the web, it lets you choose from over 35,000 stock photos from almost 30,000 photographers worldwide. The site is updated on regular basis, you can also contribute your photos if you do have on the site. Remember, in order to download photos, you have to create an account on the site.

2. Freerang Stock

Free Range Stock, is launched with generous goal, to provide the Designers/Developers or Bloggers with the best free stock photos and textures. Best thing about it, they provide photographs for commercial and non-commercial both for free. Images on the site are shared by the professional photographers from around the world. One thing you will notice on the site, Although the collection of stock photos as low in quantity but they provide high quality free photos.

3. MorgueFile

MorguFile was created in 1996 by Michael Conners with generous aim to provide the creatives with free stock photos. If you are looking for high resolution stock photos for your projects, then MorgueFile is the best and suitable choice available for you to make use of it. The site is currently loaded with approximately 22,000 photos, most of them are high quality. However, If you use any photos from the site, they recommend it to credit the photo you may use for your project.

4. Pixel Perfect Digital

Pixel Perfect Digital provides you with the free stock photos, Backgrounds and Textures for your projects. You can freely download and use photos from this site. You can type in certain keywords in the Advanced search bar to get your most relevant result based on your searched query. They provide all the images under the creative commons attribution license.

5. Dreamsite

Dreamsite is one of the best and largest Stock photography site on the web. They have high quality photos on a variety of topics by many professional photographers from around the world. They also offers premium stock photos at very cheap rates as compare to others. Additionally you can choose from approximately 10,000 free high resolution photographs.

6. Free Media Goo

Created by Developers for Developers! I myself found them really generous in sharing free photos for people like us. However their stock is limited in number is compare to other stock photos sites, but then you can give it try, what if it have got your most wanted photos on its library.

7. StockValut

With over 40,000 free stock photographs, stockvalut is also one of the leading sites on list. It was launched in 2001 by Bjorgvin Gudmundsson for personal use but now its been successful throughout the recent years. Unlike other sites, it does not require to signup/login, just browse through categories and select your photos and hit the download. That’s it!

8. RGB Stock

If you have been looking for high quality free Photos, Wallpapers, Backgrounds or Textures, then RGB is right place to look for. Full with a number of fabulous free stock images. All the images on the site are free for commercial and private use.

9. Fixabay

Find and Share Outstanding Free Images. In fact, finding high quality stock images is hard task, because copyright laws but don’t worry, Fixbay will solve all your problems by providing free, high quality stock photography you want for your project, blog, web design or whatever you want it for. Fixbay allows you to use their images for free, for commercial as well private without attributing to the original author.

10. NASA ArtSpace

If you are looking for Space photos, NASA has a lot of free resources for you get most of it. Additionally it also offers Audios and other multimedia resources. Here you will find a lot of High quality photos taken with Hubble Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Hopefully, you will find this list of 10 Best Places for Designers&Developers to get free Stock Photos. Do you have any Free best stock photos site? Share with us in the comment section.

  • yousaf ali

    Great Fined I love It Admin Thanx a lot Agin

  • CDRD

    A good alternative to sxc is http://www.rgbstock.com/

  • Sam

    Another one is stockpholio.com. All for commercial use.