What are the best websites to download high quality stock photos for free?

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    #1Pixabay

    Pixabay

    Pixabay is one of the best websites for finding a huge gallery of free stock photos of all kind, as well as footages. You can use all of them without paying anything, they are completely free of usage rights. 

    Websites

    Free

    Catherine Moore
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "I have been a long time contributor for Pixabay and I can attest that this site is a good platform to get free stock photos. Additionally, there are no misleading advertisements within the site. "
  2. 13

    #2Pexels

    Pexels

    Pexels is one of the most famous websites of free stock photos. It offers you a huge catalog of photos and images that you can use without paying anything, all of them are completely free of usage rights. 

    Websites

    Free

    Bertha Córdova
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "This is my go-to site to download high quality stock photos for free that are also licensed under CC0. What i love about the website is that its photos are tagged appropriately so it is easy to search for photos you are looking for and i like its discover pages., "
  3. 13

    #3Flickr

    Flickr

    Flickr is an online platform where you can upload, access, organize, edit, and share your photos from any device anywhere in the world. You can use its web services or its practical mobile app.

    Websites

    Free- Varies by plan

    Teresa Hoffman
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "First of all I think Flickr is a photo-based social networking site. But I can also say that this is also the place where I get stock photos that I can use for my personal or commercial work without being sued. Or maybe I am wrong because it never happened to me yet. LMAO"
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    #4Unsplash

    Unsplash

    Unsplash lets users find what they are looking for a website with free stock photos. With an interface like that of Pinterest, this online tool allows them to use photos according to different categories.

    Websites

    Free

    Rubén Arriaga
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "So far loving this website. Its photo collection is beautiful and you can download them for free too, because you know we rarely can download photos in HQ that is free and if we do it is in a terrible quality eh?"
  2. 8

    #5Picjumbo

    Picjumbo

    Picjumbo is a website which has a collection of free photos from talented photographers and owner of the site Viktor Hanacek for personal and commercial use.

    Websites

    Free

    Theresa Perry
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "Been using this website for so many years already. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to download and use stock photos for their commercial or personal works. I also would like to point out that a wide varity of photos are being added daily on its site. "
  3. 7

    #6Kaboompics

    Kaboompics

    Kaboompics is a royalty free stock photos website created by Karolina Grabowska which has more than six million photo collection. Its photos have appeared on websites like BBC, CNN, Yahoo, BuzzFeed and many more. 

    Websites

    Free

    Aditya Nair
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "Anyone who is looking for stock photos that are abstract, architecture, fashion, food, landscape and more should visit this website. You can find whatever photos you need here. I promise you!"
  4. 3

    #7IMGBIN

    IMGBIN

    IMGBIN.com is a website wherein users can download transparent PNG images for free. The stock photo site has over millions of transparent PNG files that are created by designers for their fellow designers. Users can also upload designs.

    Websites

    Free

    Jeroen V
    Written on March 25, 2019
    "Neat place to get free Png images ."
  5. 2

    #8Jay Mantri

    Jay Mantri

    Jay Mantri is the online website of the designer Jay Mantri who has accumulated an impressive gallery of professional quality photos which everyone can use for free and commercial use. 

    Websites

    Free

    Johnny Peterson
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "Jay Mantri used to be very active on this website but so far he has been active more on his other social media accounts. But still, he has a lot of nice photos posted on this website. "
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    #9Shutterstock

    Shutterstock

    Shutterstock is a platform in which you can find photos, videos, illustrations, and vectors that you can easily download to your device or cloud. Search by keyword or using images, create and organize your own collections and share them with the community. 

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Jose Evans
    Written on July 25, 2018
    "Okay so I subscribed to this website for a month only but after that, they keep on charging me without my authorization although i want to opt out of my subscription already. WTH! And when i called them for a refund they are making excuses to give me a refund. "

Summary

Best What are the best websites to download high quality stock photos for free
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1PixabayWebsites 18 Free
2PexelsWebsites 13 Free
3FlickrWebsites 13 Free
4UnsplashWebsites 8 Free
5PicjumboWebsites 8 Free
6KaboompicsWebsites 7 Free
7IMGBINWebsites 3 Free
8Jay MantriWebsites 2 Free
9ShutterstockWebsites 1 Free
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