Best Websites to look for Free Stock Photos

Below you’ll find a comprehensive list of websites to look for stock photos, images, video footage and sound clips, mainly for free.

500px
35,88 $ USD billed annually

UnSplash

pxhere

Placehold.it

Pond5
The largest library of royalty-free music, images, After Effects and HD / 4k stock video.

Adobe Stock
Search Adobe Stock for royalty-free photos, images, graphics and more. Purchase an individual image or subscription and sync with Creative Cloud desktop apps.

Freeimages
Freeimages was launched in February 2001 as an alternative for expensive stock photography. The idea was to create a site where creative people could exchange their photos for inspiration or work. The site has evolved into the massive community you see today — there are over 2,500,000 registered users and around 400,000 photos online. Why become a member? As a user you gain access to hundreds of thousands of high-quality, hand-picked stock photos and graphics — all free! Need a wallpaper for your desktop or an illustration for your blog? Want to spice up your commercial website design project? Looking for inspiration? You’ll find everything on freeimages quickly and easily. As a contributor you get unparalleled exposure for your work. Every day hundreds of thousands of graphic designers, web developers, journalists and webmasters from all over the world choose freeimages as their destination for stock imagery. You can see some examples of images in action here and here. You also get to meet fellow photography enthusiasts, share ideas and learn new tricks. So why don’t you join our friendly community and give your photography career a big boost?

GettyImages
From the BBC’s first broadcast in 1922, up to yesterday’s news, BBC Motion Gallery gives you exclusive access to the world’s most comprehensive collection of unique motion imagery. Spanning news, sport, natural history, wildlife, locations, celebrities, culture and more, there is a wealth of content just waiting to be discovered. There are 100,000+ digitised clips available for online licensing, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. Our text-based research tool puts the BBC Broadcast Archive at your fingertips. You can now easily and quickly explore over a million hours of footage that has defined the television industry as we know it.

GraphicStock.com
Enjoy unlimited downloads of high-quality, royalty-free photos, vectors, illustrations & other design elements. You will have unlimited access to the entire archive, including vectors and photos! There are no download caps, so you may download and use as much as you want. All images provided on GraphicStock.com come with the right to use them royalty free in all types of projects. There are absolutely no additional fees beyond the subscription cost. New content is continually added to the GraphicStock archive, so there is always something fresh! You can cancel your subscription at any time. There are no long term contracts. Everything you download is yours to keep and use forever, royalty free.

Wikimedia Commons
Hosts only freely licensed images, sound files, and other media. With over 31 million uploaded files, (as of April 2016), it is the largest free “images-only” repository. It contains many public domain images. Commons is the primary repository of media for all Wikimedia projects. Media on Commons can be used readily on all Wikimedia projects, just as if the media were uploaded to the projects directly.

StockFuel
Royalty Free Photos, Videos, Vectors & Effects. Royalty Free Music and Sound Effects.

OpenFootage
Footage blog for textures, timelapse footage, HDRI panoramas and alpha elements mostly under creative commons license free to download.

Free Video Footage
Free Motion and Still Graphics. Offers free video, graphic and music content for use in any projects. You may use this content free of charge, in both personal and commercial productions.

Trailer Music Academy
High quality music

Epc Stock Media
Royalty Free Sound Effects for Games, Films, TV Video Production Music

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