In spite of the fact that Pexels has a little under 5,000 photos, it takes the #1 spot on our list because the images they do have are just that good. Their photos are especially useful for business and tech-y settings.
Quality: Very High | No attribution required.
Really, these guys compete for the top spot. What limits them is that they only put out 10 photos every 10 days and there “search” tool isn’t the sharpest. That said, if you find the photo you’re looking for on Unsplash, you’ve basically struck gold.
Quality: Very High | No attribution required
With over 80 million photos (35 million of which are available to bloggers), Gettyimages is an enormous repository of stock photos for any setting and occasion. In order to use their photos, you only need to click on their “embed” button and then paste that code into your page or post. Did I mention they have 80 million photos….
Quality: High – Very High | No attribution required
6. Wikimedia Commons
This is Wikipedia’s online repository for the photos they use. Translation: there is a photo for almost anything.
Quality: Mostly High, can vary. | Attribution occasionally required
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Jeremy is the Lead Designer & Owner of Enable. Jeremy is a small business connoisseur who helps the little guys conquer big. When he’s not designing websites or writing blogs, you’ll find him spending time with his wife and family.