57 Free Photos Sites for Your Website
Visual vs words
In online businesses, images play important roles in conveying one's message across to audiences. In some cases, images play more important role than words or text especially if the topic of discussion is a bit technical.
Can you imagine promoting a Wireless Vacum without an image?
We already have a good collection of free photos in WA which are compiled from various sources. As you should have noticed, most of these images we have in-house are taken from some of the sites I am going to share with you shortly.
To compliment this, I have compiled 57 Free Photos sites where you can get images for your website without worrying about the copyright. All these photos are under Creative Commons Licenses which in general allows you to use these photos without attribution to the .
What is Creative Commons License
Please read all licenses under - Creative Commons
Which Images Are Safe to be used [updated]
Under the Creative Commons CCO Lisence you can use those images or other creatives for free and even for commercial use without attribution to the original owner.
Normally before you download an image from these sites, you can see what type of Creative Commons Lisence attributed to the image. If you can see CCO Creative Commons (see pic) you can use the image freely without attribution to the image owner.
So here's the list.
- http://nos.twnsnd.co/ -New Old Stock if you are looking for vintage lloking images
- http://imcreator.com/free - IM Free
- http://www.everystockphoto.com/ - search engine for free photos
I hope this list will help you finding the right images for your project.
Which site do you visit to find Free Photos?
Please share your sites below.
p/s - Most these images are having huge file size. You may need to compress them before uploding to your site. I have created a blog on why you need to compress your images to make sure your site remains light and not overloaded by the uploaded images.
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