6 amazing free stock photo websites to get you started…
Author : Senior Writer at Chatur Ideas
Posted : 4 years ago
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Every entrepreneur knows that starting a business means simultaneously achieving series of daunting tasks with a stringent budget. To make an innovative and creative website for your business, it's important to get the right kind of high-quality photos. Although, there are companies like Shutterstock and 123RF, which provide stock photos, but the charges to purchase them are staggeringly high. A single photo could cost you anywhere between Rs.1000 to 1500. Moreover, as an entrepreneur, you must be very careful of not making unnecessary expenses at the wrong time or it can put you in the soup, which can lead to create a pile of mess in the entire functioning of your start up.

So to meet the demands of photos required for your business website the best option that you are left with is to look into the free stock photos. And, if you have already tried searching for ‘free stock photos’ on the internet before then you already know that it’s a tormenting task. Sometimes you might not get the right photo for the article you want to publish on your website, and even when you find the right photo, most of the times it would be either blurry, watermarked or low in resolution.

So to tackle this problem team of Chatur Ideas has found out 6 amazing free stock photo website which can provide you with high-quality stock photos.

1. Pixabay

It’s by far the most user-friendly website which give you tons of high-quality stock photos with easy to search feature. Image quality is supreme in most cases and the best part is you don’t need to give attribution credit to for almost 90% of images on Pixabay.

2. Picjumbo

Excellent website for food bloggers, and businesses related to the food industry as they are packed with some mesmerizing food shots. It’s very easy to use with label options on the right-hand side to navigate seamlessly as per the type of photos your website requires. Just like Pixabay most of the photos on this website also do not require to give attribution credit to most of the stock photos.

3. IM Creator

Although this is an online website building tool, but there are various small sections with limited high-quality photos available as per various section. The photos in the business section are simply superb with the quality of photos as good as any paid sites. Although you need to give proper attribution credit to the photos, but believe us every photo is worth giving credit for.

4. Unsplash

This is one of the unique ‘free stock photos’ website as they upload 10 super HD quality and royalty-free images every ten days. This website is travel web designers dream come true website as it has vast numbers of scenic high-resolution photos from foggy waterfalls to the blend of yellow and brown mountains, this site has all!

5. Flickr

Flickr is a very valuable website which provides with a variety of range in high-quality stock photos. It has a huge database so the site is generally slow. Also, it has by far the largest collection of royalty-free images with free downloads. Attribution are required for some photos.

6. StockSnap.io

Last but not the least, Stocksnap.io is by far has the largest creative commons licensed photos database. In addition, the site tracks views and download so that users can find most popular pictures. No attribution required to use the photos.

Note: The sites mentioned above mostly contain photos which do not have copyright restrictions or are licensed under creative commons public domain, which means you can edit, copy distribute and use it for commercial purpose as well without asking permission .

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