Gold Mine Websites to Download Stock Photos & Royalty-Free Images

Whether it is for your personal website or commercial project, stock photos are important for your design needs. With copyright laws becoming more and more stringent everyday you will need to ensure that you either pick royalty- free images or get paid subscriptions to stock images for your projects.


We have prepared a list of 5 websites that have some awesome stock free images that will be super handy for any of your creative work. So let’s take a look at them.

  1. PicJumbo: It’ been less than a year since this website kicked off but has already managed to get more than 4,24,000 image downloads. Photos are available for free and can be used for any kind of project, commercial or non commercial. You are not required to provide attribution, but based on their awesome work, it is the least we can do to help them out.
  2. Alegriphotos: Founded in the year 2010, this website now has a collection of over 3000 free images in its database. The photos available on the site can be used for personal and commercial use under the creative common license.
  3. A Digital Dreamer: This website has royalty free stock photography collection of over 1000 images that can be downloaded. The stock photos are 100% free for you to use for any kind of project, including commercial related ones. The developers of the site have mentioned that the images should not be used for anything offensive like hate or pornography.
  4. FreePixels: With more than 5000 free high-resolution photos to choose from, it is rare that you will not find what you are looking for. Their photos have already been downloaded more than 3 million times and can be used with any personal or commercial projects.
  5. Photorack: With over 25000 free stock photos available for download, this is probably one of the best sources. This website allows you to use their photos for personal and commercial work, even better is that you don’t need to link back to them. The images are available under well defined categories making it easier to find a particular image.

So that’s our awesome list of websites that you can use for all your design needs. We bet you can’t wait to check them out all. Drop a comment below to suggest any other websites that could help others download free stock photos.



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