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Picography is another blog-style site filled with photos that are high-resolution and can be used any way you like. You can also submit photos to be included in the gallery. Each photo comes with link credit to the photographer if you want to find more.
2. Little Visuals
With plenty of options from high-resolution landscapes to tight, detail shots from buildings, Little Visuals has a little something for a variety of projects. Follow the site and download photos individually or register and get seven new images sent to your inbox every week.
3. Im Creator Free
Im Free is one of the newer sites for free stock images and actually includes more than just photos. You can find templates, buttons, icons and more as well. The stock images are well-organized and grouped by category.
“Free (do whatever you want) hi-resolution photos.” That’s the onus for Unsplash a blog-style photo site that allows you to submit your own images for public use. The site refreshes with 10 new photos every 10 days, so there’s almost always something new to choose from.
5. Death to the Stock Photo
It may not have a name that you would expect, but Death to the Stock Photo offers new personal and commercial use photos every month. Sign up for the email list and photos are curated and delivered to your inbox. (The full license for these free images is on the site.)
6. New Old Stock
New Old Stock features classic images from the public archives that are free of copyright restrictions. Some of the images were always part of the public domain and others have entered the public domain because of age.
Superfamous is the Los Angeles-based studio of Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter. As part of his avid promotion of creative work, he has made many of his high-resolution images available under a creative commons attribution license, for personal and commercial use with credit.
8. Jay Mantri
Jay Mantri posts seven new photos to his site each week that are free to use in any way you please. And he wants you to “make magic” with them.
Magdeleine is another site with a selection of hand-picked images grouped to make them easy to find. You can search by subject, mood or color, so if you have an idea of what you need, this is a great place to start.
10. Public Domain Archive
The Public Domain Archive is a collection of un-copyrighted images that are free to use. With new uploads weekly, there are always new images to sort through in a variety of categories. Many of the images on this site are curated from other sites on this list.
Picjumbo is a collection of images, including photos and illustrations, available for personal or commercial use. There are plenty of images to choose from and many also offer more premium packages or versions (for a fee).
Raumrot specializes in free, hand-selected stock photos that can be used for personal or commercial projects. Images on the site are all available in high-resolution formats. Images are available for use based on each individual photo’s creative commons license and should be displayed according to those rules.
Ryan McGuire of Belle Design has a fun site where he upload new free-to-use photos every week. The images can be used for personal or commercial projects and every image includes a high-resolution version.
14. Free Refe Mobile Photos
This site has a variety of images – mostly of objects and landscapes – with a twist. Each image was taken using a mobile device. With a nice selection to choose from, these free images can work well for digital projects, but many of the photos might not be big enough to use for print.
15. Foodie’s Feed
From beautiful deserts to simple garden veggies, Foodie’s Feed has images of almost any edible item you can imagine. The site uploads five (or more) new high-resolution photos per week and collections of multiple images from a single take are included. (This is a great bonus.)
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