The 4 Best Free Image Resources for Web Content
Finding stunning free images for your website or blog has become so much easier compared to when your only option was to purchase stock images. While sites that offer paid stock photo plans might be the ideal option for larger companies, bloggers, startups and small businesses often can’t afford to be spending that much money on images alone. The good news is that today, we have access to an increasing number of websites that are offering images under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, which allows you to use an image for any purpose, including commercial. You can also edit, crop, and make other changes to the image if needed. So, where can you find the best free image resources for your content under the CC0 license?
Beginning with just ten images placed on a Tumblr blog, Unsplash is an excellent resource for high-resolution images for your content or website, with over two hundred thousand images under the CC0 license available for you to download and do whatever you like with. You can easily search for images under any subject that you need and you’ll be shown relevant collections at the top of the results screen. Unsplash also allows you to scroll infinitely when looking for images rather than having to click through to the next page which can make finding your perfect images quicker and easier. You can add images to your favorites or create collections that you can come back to later when you create an account, helping to keep your devices uncluttered and give you easy access to the photos and images you need in the future.
Pexels currently offers an extensive library of over thirty thousand images that are all available under the CC0 license. You can use a single term to search for the photos that you need or browse through the most popular photos, photographers, or searches to find the perfect image for your blog. If you’re looking for inspiration, the popular searches page is a great source, and you can even find videos that are available for you to download and use under the CC0 license along with photos and graphics.
Pixabay is home to over a million free images that are all available under the CC0 license. You can easily search for the images you need by filtering the results by the latest uploads, popular images, or the editor’s choice. Find the perfect photos for your site or blog by filtering by category, size, color, or orientation. Along with photographs, Pixabay also offers a range of illustrations, graphics and videos to choose from.
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With almost two hundred photographers contributing to the images here that are available under the CC0 license, it’s an ideal site for finding professional images for your content. They offer a quick search that you can filter based on orientation, category and color, and they partner with Adobe so if you can’t find what you’re looking for here, you can browse paid Adobe stock images alongside.
Finding the best stock images to add to your website and content has never been easier thanks to the extensive selection of CC0 licensed images that are available online today.