Free Stock Images (Including HD Images)

Updated: 1 August 2017 – I have added even more sites with FREE HD stock images/photos! (and also removed some of the sites that are not relevant)

I am constantly on the look out for free stock images and here’s a list of stock images websites providing free stock images (some of them provide HD stock images, woohoo!). So, go crazy on choosing the perfect stock image for any usage!

Free HD Stock Images

Free Stock Images

123rf.com – Go here for a list of free stock images. Go here if you would like to sign up, buy premium stock images and help support me (affiliate link).

Note: Some websites require credit line (a link back to the photographer / stock image site) in order to use the free images. Please check the T&C before downloading images from the websites mentioned above.

Disclaimer: All information posted is correct at the time of posting.

*I do enjoy coffee, and if I have it my way, I might have more than one cup of coffee a day, so feel free to fund my coffee addiction 🙂

100 Free Stock Images Websites

We need images for blog posts or simply for our own desktop. After all a picture speaks louder than words.

Most important of all, we need royalty-free images. There are many sites offering 100% free stock images / royalty-free images.

Always remember to check the terms & conditions of the royalty-free images before using them. Some images require credit to the photographers / free stock image websites.

We have 100 free stock images websites listed below (randomly listed). There might be a few sites that are not totally free. Explore at your own risk.

1. http://www.sxc.hu

You have to register before downloading any images.

2. http://www.freeimages.co.uk/

You don’t have to register to download images. Just browse through the galleries.

3. http://www.turbophoto.com

Just browse through the images and download the ones you want to use.

4. http://www.freestockimages.org/

5. http://www.everystockphoto.com/

Register to download images.

6. http://www.123rf.com/

Need to register in order to download free images.

7. http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/

8. http://www.freepixels.com/

9. http://www.freestockphotos.com/

Please read the terms of use.

10. http://www.fotosearch.com/

11. http://www.morguefile.com/

12. http://www.public-domain-photos.com/

13. http://www.freephotosbank.com/

14. http://www.photogen.com/

Free for commercial and personal use.

15. http://freerangestock.com/

16. http://free-stock-photos.com/

17. http://www.free-stockphotos.com/

18. http://www.freefoto.com/index.jsp

19. http://www.bigstockphoto.com/

20. http://www.istockphoto.com/

21. http://stockart.deviantart.com/

22. http://www.Flickr.com/

23. http://www.imagesource.com/

24. http://www.dreamstime.com/

Not exactly “free”. Need to buy credits. Good selection of stock images.

25. http://www.freemediagoo.com/

26. http://www.imageafter.com/

27. http://www.openphoto.net/

28. http://www.cepolina.com/freephoto/

29. http://www.bigfoto.com/

30. http://gimp-savvy.com/PHOTO-ARCHIVE/

31. http://www.freephotos.com/

32. http://www.pixelperfectdigital.com/free_stock_photos/

33. http://www.alamy.com/

34. http://www.freestockphotos.biz/

35. http://wallpaperstock.net/

36. http://www.rgbstock.com/

37. http://www.creatingonline.com/stock_photos/

38. http://www.matton.com/

39. http://www.shutterstock.com/

40. http://www.reflexstock.com/

41. http://www.corbisimages.com/

42. http://www.inmagine.com/

43. http://www.stockxpert.com/

44. http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/

45. http://www.adigitaldreamer.com/gallery/

46. http://www.grungetextures.com/

47. http://www.historicalstockphotos.com/

48. http://www.geekphilosopher.com/GeekPhilosopher.com/photos/photos.aspx

49. http://www.pdphoto.org/

50. http://www.fotonity.com/

51. http://www.fotolia.com/

52. http://www.amgmedia.com/freephotos/index.php

53. http://www.a4stockphotos.com/

54. http://www.photorack.net/

55. http://www.photl.com/en/

Available in different language (link above in English).

56. http://www.crestock.com/

57. http://www.azfotos.com/

58. http://creativity103.com/

59. http://www.stockaphoto.com/

60. http://www.kavewall.com/stock/

61. http://www.hooverstock.com/

62. http://www.freephotosweb.com/

63. http://www.canstockphoto.com/

64. http://www.photovaco.com/

65. http://www.clipart.com/en/se/photos

Not free. High quality clip arts / images.

66. http://www.pachd.com/

67. http://www.veezzle.com/

Free stock image search engine.

68. http://www.getfreeimage.com/

69. http://www.republicdomain.com/

70. http://www.microshots.org/

71. http://www.freeiconsweb.com/stock_icons.html

72. http://www.punchstock.com/

73. http://www.imagetemple.com/

74. http://www.cutcaster.com/freedownloads/view

75. http://www.photoeverywhere.co.uk/

76. http://www.gimmestock.com/

77. http://vectorart.org/

78. http://myloupe.com/

79. http://www.askphotos.com/

Not free. Subscription necessary.

80. http://kickstock.com/

81. http://www.pixmac.com/

82. http://www.openstockphotography.org/

83. http://www.photo-wizard.net/

84. http://www.free-photographs.net/

85. http://www.photos8.com/

86. http://www.intuitivmedia.net/

87. http://www.picfindr.com/

Free stock image search engine.

88. http://texturez.com/

89. http://www.timetunnel.com/cgi-bin/ttunnel/royalty-free/welcome

90. http://www.phototakeout.com/

91. http://www.artzooks.com/

Free stock images search engine.

92. http://www.asiastockimages.com/

93. http://www.ancestryimages.com/

94. http://cyclo.ps/

95. http://www.iloveimages.com/

96. http://www.tssphoto.com/index.php

97. http://www.stockedphotos.com/

98. http://www.glowimages.com/

99. http://www.yunphoto.net/en/

100. http://www.freephotostation.com/

*I do enjoy coffee, and if I have it my way, I might have more than one cup of coffee a day, so feel free to fund my coffee addiction 🙂