Stock photography is a fantastic tool to use that helps produce high-quality content for everything from social media, branding, and more. It’s always best to use unique photos, but let’s be honest, that just isn’t always an option! Stock photography can range in price, and licensing. This is a list of completely free to use (for both commercial and personal) purposes, that doesn’t require attribution to the photographer– known as a Creative Commons (CC) license. You can also manipulate these photos!

Unsplash

Originally founded as a Tumblr blog, Unsplash is an industry-leading stock photography community. It’s used by millions of creators worldwide, including Apple.

Pexels

Pexels has a great selection of neatly tagged, easily searchable stock photography options. Every photo is hand picked by their small team. Looking for stock video? Try video.pexels.com!

Pixabay

Pexels has a great selection of neatly tagged, easily searchable stock photography options. Every photo is hand picked by their small team. Looking for stock video? Try video.pexels.com!

REShot

Reshot provides stock photos with a distinctly non-stock-photo feel. For creatives, created by creatives. (That’s a lot of creativity.)

Styled Stock

Styled Stock specializes in stock photo resources specifically for women! Perfect for female business owners, or if your target market is female.