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Most people with their own website (bloggers and business owners alike) all share at least one common goal- for it to be gorgeous. Beautiful photographs boost the aesthetic quality of a website tremendously and keep visitors on the website longer. High quality photos also boost SEO and make reading easier by visually breaking things up.
If you’re stuck on where to get high quality images for your site, you have options. One is to subscribe to a stock photography library or buy images one at a time from sources like Shutterstock. Some people choose to learn how to operate a DSLR and take pictures for themselves to supplement the photos they share on their website. Camera phone photography is also growing in popularity in the blogging community as a resource for website photography. Another option is to partner with photographers for mutual exposure. Finally, there’s the choice of using free stock images from a variety of resources. I have utilized all of these means to gather photos for my blog since I started it almost 2 years ago. Today I’m covering one of the easiest and cheapest of all of these options- free stock photos.
I try to only use free stock images from websites that are simple to navigate and easy to download images from. I’ve listed some of my favorite sites for free stock pictures below.
2. ISO Republic
5. Startup Stock
9. Life of Pix
10. Death to Stock
11. Kaboom Pics
15. Free Nature Stock
17. Designers Pics
I hope that these sources for free stock photos help you to curate the site of your dreams! If you’ve found other resources for free stock images that you absolutely love, please share them in the comment section!
With Grace + Love,
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