Let Them Stare Baby: 24 Places To Download Free Awesome Photos!

Women, Model, Beauty, Portrait, Black And White, NakedAre you looking for free high-quality pictures to use on your blog, social media post, for advertising, for projects or simply for your personal use? Well, look no further as I have provided for you a list of websites where you can download awesome pictures for FREE without worrying about copyright infringement.

Many new websites are being created solely to provide high-quality photos to the public  for free. We no longer need to worry about copyright laws when it comes to using pictures posted on these websites. There are many other websites sharing pictures to the public domain but the ones i selected below are licensed under Creative Commons (CC0).

WHAT IS CREATIVE COMMON YOU MAY ASK?

As stated on the Creative Commons website, “Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools”. So what this really means is that individuals who wish to share their work with the public  be it photographers, doctors, scientist, artist and educators can now have options of how they would like their work to be licensed. Creative Common have different type of licenses for you to choose from for example CC license gives the copyright holder different types of permissions for their users while still holding their copyrights but CC0 license which is the most flexible license allows copyright holders to place their work out there for users to use freely without copyright laws stabbing them in the neck. If you wish you can read more about Creative Common and their licenses here

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So all the websites listed below are CC0 licensed meaning you are free to download their pictures and use them for basically anything, like putting them on your websites, use them for advertising, in projects, for your personal use.

So Here we go:

1) Pixabay

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  • High-Resolution Photos
  • Over 460,000 Photos to choose from.
  • Creative Commons  (CC0) Licensed
  • Signing up is optional,
  • Free to join and share your own pictures.
  • Browse for pictures from popular categories.

 2) Unsplash

  • High-Resolution Photos
  • Thousands of photos to choose from.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Free to join and  share photos
  • Joining is optional.
  • Find it difficult to search for photos by category.
  • 10 new photos posted every 10 days.

 3) Barn Images

  • High Resolution Photos.
  • Hundreds of photos to choose from.
  • Check out their blog.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • No signing up necessary.
  • Easy to search for photos by categories.

 4) Negative Space

Robot dog stock photo

  • High Resolution Photo
  • Modest in size.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Search for photos by categories.
  • No signing up needed.

5) Pexels

  • High Resolution Photos.
  • Fairly new but is growing daily.
  • 10 new photos posted daily.
  • Check out their blog.
  • No signing up needed.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed
  • Search by popular categories.
  • Free videos.

6) SkitterPhoto

Cyclist panning. This cyclist is riding a mountainbike bicycle in green springtime throught the meadows. Stockphoto free to download at skitterphoto.com

  • High Resolution Photos
  • Fairly new but growing daily.
  • No signing up necessary.
  • Search by categories to find photos.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • No signing up.

7) GRATISOGRAPHY

Picture by Ryan McGuire

  • High Resolution Photos
  • Fairly new but growing daily.
  • No signing needed.
  • New pictures are posted weekly.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Doesn’t have a wide variety of categories but you can surely get a unique photo.

8) New Old Stock

4/64. Anchorage - Fourth Ave. Graben. See photos 527,882,301A, 621 (looking east)

  • High Resolution Photos.
  • These pictures are vintage in appearance.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • No signing up.
  • Categories not clearly listed but you can search by using keywords.

9) FoodiesFreed

  • High Resolution Photos.
  • Fairly new but  growing weekly .
  • Providing free food pictures.
  • Browse by category and  find awesome food pictures.
  • No signing up needed but you can subscribe to their website and receive fresh  food pictures weekly in your  inbox.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.

10) Free Food Stock

Batch of delicious spicy hot cross buns with raisins served on a plate for an Easter snack symbolising the crucifixion of Christ

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • Fairly new but growing daily.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • No signing up needed.
  • Browse for food pictures by categories.

“We Love Food!  We Love Photography!”


11) Travel Coffee Book

View of the Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey.Download here.

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • No sign up need.
  • You can submit your own photos if you like.
  • Pictures are more about traveling and nature.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • No categories listed but you can use the hashtags under the photos to get a more specific search.

“Sharing beautiful travel moments”.


12) Startup Stock Photos

At Barrel, SoHo, NYC

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • Fairly new
  • No signing needed.
  • Photos for bloggers, publishers, websites, creators, designers
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • No categories listed.

13) Free Nature Stock

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • Pictures about nature.
  • No sign ups but you can sign up for occasional news and deals.
  • No categories listed but you use the hashtags under the photos to get a more specific search.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.

14) SplitShire

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  • High-Resolution  Photos.
  • No signing up needed.
  • Upgrade to premium package for $20 per year and get SplitShire’s photos directly in your Dropbox folder, every day.You’ll get every single photo + bonus in your Dropbox folder.No More Manual Downloads From the Website (You’ll be able to cancel at any time.)
  • Choose from a wide variety of categories.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.

“Made with Love in Italy”


15) Epicantus

by Daria / epicantus & it’s free to use (CC0). Click on photo to see it in full size

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • No signing up needed.
  • No categories listed.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Free to submit your own photos.

16) Realistic Shot

Taken by Adrianna Calvo | Download

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • No signing up needed but you can subscribe to their newsletter.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Get photos on nature, technology, fitness, travel, architecture and people.
  • Free to submit your own photos
  • 7 new photos every week.

17) Photober

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • No signing up.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Get photos on nature, objects, animals, people, food, technology and travel.
  • Free to submit your own photos.

18) Public Domain Images

Public Domain Images – Bowling Alley Red Ball White Pins Lane

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • Wide variety of categories.
  • Fairly new but growing daily.
  • New photos every week.
  • No signing up needed.
  • Upgrade to premium membership for only $10 and get unlimited access to Public  Domain Images. Get access to bulk download all photos from their website every month.Plus,  get insider access to know about upcoming photo shoots, complete collections from their existing photo shoots and monthly access to new photos from all of the high quality public domain images across the web.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.

19) UPICM

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • Wide variety of categories to choose from.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Check out their blog.
  • Free upload your own images.
  • No need to sign up but you can if you wish to receive their newsletter with new picture updates.

20) 1 Million Free Pictures

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • Fairly new but growing daily.
  • Wide variety of categories to choose from.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • No signing up.
  • Check out their blog.

21) FancyCrave

Download / By Dirk Wohlrabe

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • No categories listed but you can use the hashtags under the photos to help with more specific searches.
  • Creative Common (CC0) Licensed.
  • Free to submit your own photos.

22) Life Of Pix

  • High Resolution  Photos.
  • Fairly new website but growing daily.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • Free to submit your own photos.
  • No categories listed.

23) PDPics

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  • Quality varies with Photos.
  • Fairly new website.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.
  • List of categories to choose from.
  • Signing up isn’t necessary to download photos.

24) Visual Hunt

Woman, Act, Girl, Naked, Abstract, Erotic, Pose

  • High-Resolution Photos
  • Fairly new but growing daily.
  • No signing up necessary.
  • Search by categories to find photos.
  • Creative Commons (CC0) Licensed.

Do you know any other websites that are similar to these? Share them in the comment section below smile

Thank You,

Kind Regards,

April

26 Apr 2016