20 Free Stock Images Websites

Freebies, Inspiration, Showcases


Back again with websites that will assist designers and other people discover free stock photography, this will absolutely save your time and money.

Photos enclosed in these sites are sorted in a handful of categories and subcategories which will make your life easier. Read the license on each site before using any of the photos, even despite the fact that photos can be download for free there are some copyright issues for using it.

1. sxc.hu

Welcome to Stock.XCHNG,
the leading FREE stock photo site!
Whether you just want to browse our huge image gallery or want to share your own photos with others, this is the site for you!
Browse through the categories of our huge gallery containing over 350.000 quality stock photos by more than 30.000 photographers! Need a wallpaper for your desktop or illustration for your blog? Need a pic for your commercial website design? Looking for inspiration? Have a look around.
Share your photos with fellow designers! SXC is a friendly community of photography addicts who generously offer their works to those who need them free of charge. If you have some nice photos that you’d like to share with others, join us! Not only it feels great to share, you will also get a huge exposure for your work!
Chat with other members in our forum! Looking for something? Need an opinion? Have a question? Post a topic, and someone will definitely help you out.


2. Dexhaus


3. kavewall Stock


4. StocVault

Hello and welcome! Stockvault.net is a stock photo sharing website where designers and photographers can meet to share their images. You don’t have to sign up to be able to download our images, but we’d like you to do so anyway, just so you can gain access to our special features. All images on this site are free for personal and non-commercial usage.


5. Free Digital Photos

Free Photos
Thousands of royalty free photos for websites, newspapers, magazines, video and TV productions, PowerPoint presentations, forums, blogs and school work.

Royalty free photos
All our photos are free for corporate and personal use. Every image is free, with an option to buy high resolution versions for use in print or graphic design.

Share and sell your photos!
Register as a FreeDigitalPhotos.net photographer and share your photos with millions of people, with an opportunity to sell your photos.


6.Cepolina Photos

Over 8000 free photos are available for download. Each photo can be saved in five formats (up to 1024X768 pixels).
You can download any photo for private or commercial use. Stock photo DVD. Website log. Home page. Image show.


7. Unprofound

Our photos for your ideas. Simple concept, huh? There’s no catch. There’s no art. It’s all subjective anyway, isn’t it? We feel your pain, and hopefully you’ll see ours. Use it, abuse it, just let us know where we can see it. That’s half the fun of it. Well, actually all the fun… but we don’t want to empower you too much.


8. Deviantart


9. EveryStockPhoto

We are a search engine for free photos. These come from many sources and are license-specific. You can view a photo’s license by clicking on the license icon, below and left of photos. Membership is free, without advertising, and allows you to rate, tag, collect and comment on photos.


10. Free foto

FreeFoto.com is made up of 124272 images with 163 sections organized into 3426 categories.
FreeFoto.com is the largest collection of free photographs on the Internet (link back and attribution required).


The comprehensive, yet easy to navigate site, offers images that are free for on-line use, with higher quality versions available for sale.


11. Pixel Perfect Digital


12. Free Range

Freerange Stock was formed with the goal to provide quality stock photos for commercial and non-commercial use. For free. We feel that free stock photos can be good photos. Freerange is an advertising revenue supported photographic community – photographers get paid when users click on the ads that appear next to their submissions.

Images on the site are either shot by Freerange Stock, drawn from Freerange archives, or contributed by a talented community of photographers. We feel that the images want to be seen and good photos should be available to everyone – so we give the collections away with the hope that they will be useful and be enjoyed.


13. Animation Factory


14. Woophy


15. Texture Warehouse

Free High Resolution Textures for Designers and 3D Artist

We offer Free, High Resolution Textures to Designers and 3D Artist. Our images are licensed under a Creative Commons License(Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0). Our textures are updated frequently, so come back often and see what’s new.


16. Design Pack

Welcome to DesignPacks.com. We offer free, high quality image collections that can be use in both personal and commercial web design projects. Each collection features a group of 15 images that share a common theme. We’ve created dozens of collections based on a variety of themes. New sets are added monthly so be sure to bookmark us and check back often.


17. Diwie Design

My subdomain stock.diwiesign.com is just a personal stockgallery with mostly dirt or industrial themes in a different manner. A huge repository for every dark & dusky artist is waiting for you.
All these images are royalty free for personal and non-commercial use, but play safe you’ve read the disclaimer before you download.


18. Creating Online


19. Geek Philosopher


20. Free Media Goo

FreeMediaGoo.com was created for developers by developers. We provide a way for developers to gather assets that can be used in print, film, TV, Internet or any other type of media both for commercial and personal use.

The content we provide is royalty free. No need for annoying links and no limits to the amount of images you can use. We also provide a way for companies to advertise their products and services on the Internet. We have a team of talented individuals who are ready to create your Web Site, Company Logo and Banner Ads.


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  1. FreeStockImages, 26 April 2009

    Just new, but perhaps useful to some…

  2. DesignResources, 7 July 2009

    A good list. sxc is really saving me tons of money, while others may be used for more specific searches..

    Flickr is also a great resource if you want to decorate your blog or site – if it applies to the CC terms..

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  6. Ariel, 8 July 2013

    Nice list of Stock Photo Resources But usually i use Flickr google & Shutterstock.

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