When we write a blog or we create a project, we have to use images to give it a better look. But its always hard for us to find a good image without any royalty.
If you are also searching for the same then we are here for you to help you. As there are so many free and paid applications and games available on the internet, similarly there are so many images that can be used by everyone for free without limits and some are paid.
Now you are thinking that its always easy to find an app or game on any app store so easily but how images? Then don’t worry in this article we are going to tell you from where you can find such images.
From here you can’t only download or use those images but you can also modify these images according to your purpose. And the main advantage of these images is that you don’t have any need to ask for anybody’s permission
When we talk about images to download for free, there are three terms that meet in the search.
– ” Royalty-free ” images
– Images and photos in the public domain not covered by copyright, available free of charge for each type of use, without any authorization.
– Images and photos with Creative Commons license, not public, but free to use.
Creative Commons is a set of free licenses for the fair use of digital products.Images under this license are free of charge, with any limitations expressed by the license itself such as, for example, the prohibition of modification or use for commercial purposes or the obligation to attribute.
Now have a look at best sites to find images and photos for free download that are free to use, CC-licensed or public domain.
Unsplash is very rich in high-resolution photos that can be downloaded for free and that can also be used for commercial use, without even needing to a credit the photographer.
PicJumbo is the site of a photographer, with very beautiful photographs.
Pexels is an aggregator that organizes images taken from a variety of photographic sources, all licensed under Creative Commons Zero, which can therefore also be used for commercial purposes.
4) Getty Images
Getty Images offers 35 million images that you can use for free for a personal blog or for Facebook or other social networks (or any non-commercial project).
The site provides a code to be incorporated that ensures the right of attribution for each free image and photo.
Pixabay is perhaps the best of free image search sites, where you can find and download photos and images for free and can use those for commercial purposes without having any mention of its source or the author.
Google Images allows you to search for free images to use and free for only a few days.
To do this, open Google Images and do a search.
At the top, press on Search Tools and then on “Use Rights” to filter the search and find Labeled for reuse images, which can also be used for commercial purposes, for example on blogs, forums or other projects.
7) Bing Images
Bing Images is also a great site to find free images or other types of free licenses.But it has some complications.
As in order to search for royalty free images on it, at first you have to set your location to United state from the Bing Settings (top right button). And after that, you have to change licence filter as per the desired result.
Flickr is an obvious resource to find images of all kinds including free ones.Using the advanced search you can find only photos with a Creative Commons license, and use the content to modify it or for commercial purposes.However, every picture must be credited to its original creator.
Pinterest, the social network sharing images and photos allows you to also find images of the public domain.
Public Domain Pictures is an archive of images and photos in the public domain.For each image there is detailed information on the license, the camera used to take the picture and links with the artist.
Free photos bank is a nice archive of free photos, organized by categories.
Compfight is a search engine for free and royalty free images.
Lifeofpix is a site of free images to download and use without copyright wherever you want, with a selection divided into categories.
14) IM Free
IM Free is a collection site for free photos to be used for commercial purposes.
Jeshoots is a site of free photographs to be used and downloaded in high resolution.
Photopin is a search engine for images to be used freely on blogs and websites.
Kaboompics divide photos into tags to find them easily and all are absolutely free.
Designerpics is another search engine with photos. And it is really easy to search photos on it as it divides its content in different catogeries. So you just have need to select the category and pick the best image for you.
Raumrot allows you to scroll through any high definition quality photos from divided categories. And you can use that image for your commercial purposes.
Public domain archive is a site very rich in images and photos, some free other paid.
21) The Stocks im
The stocks im collects many images from independent sites, made free by their creators.
Wikimedia Commons collects photos and images used on Wikipedia, with over 10 million freely usable multimedia files and many images in the public domain.
Stockvault contains a lot of excellent quality photos and images. And as other websites in our list, this site also contains free of cost images.
FreeDigitalPhotos allows you to download and use online photos and small images.
Gratisography contains only high-resolution free images. You can use these images for both personal or commercial projects.
Are these websites helpful for you? If you know about any other website or app then please leave your suggestion in our comment box. If you have any other suggestions or queries related to this article then please feel free to leave it our comment box. We always welcome your suggestions with our deep heart.