The pictures you use on your website, and blog post matters. That is why most bloggers pay a solid attention to the pictures they use on their website. However, most people ask this question, how to get royalty free images? What are the best sites you can find royalty free images for your blog post and website?
Knowing this, I decided to put together this article to show you some sites that you can get Royalty free images for your blog post.
- Unsplash is a well-known website for free stock photos. Unsplash has an excellent search feature that allows you to search for photos you want. There are different categories of images on Unsplash. Unsplash also offers a Google Chrome extension that shows random pictures in the background, immediately you open a new tab. What’s more? Unsplash releases free stock photos every day. Unsplash also licenses all their photos under Creative Commons Zero (CC0).
- New old stock. New old stock is a great website that offers an extensive collection of vintage photos. The site provides royalty free images that you can use for your blog post.
- xchng. Stock.xchng offers an extensive collection of a photograph that is neatly tagged and categorized. Finding photos on Stock.xchng is very easy. If you are finding a picture on Stock.xchng, you either use the search feature available, or you browse through the images by categories. Most images on Stock.xchng are fairly high quality so that you can use them in your presentations as well as on your website.
- Pixabay is a very well known site to find royalty free stock photos. The site offers an extensive collection of photos sorted into tags and categories. The website also has an advanced search feature that allows you to search easier and quicker. All photos on Pixabay are licensed under Creative Commons Zero (CC0), which means that you can use the photos as you deem fit.
- Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The Wikimedia Commons is an extensive library containing photos, video, and audio files that can be used freely. The library can be browsed by media types like images, drawings, photographs, video or audio. The pictures in the library can also be scanned based on the license. Most but not all images on Wikimedia Commons are in public domain, so you are free to use them without any attribution. But you must make sure that you check the license information of every image before you use it.