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Where to Find Free Images For Blog Posts

By May 28, 2015 March 31st, 2016 24 Comments

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As a blogger who loves the writing aspect of blogging and struggles with coming up with quality images all the time, I’m a fan of finding free images I can use on my blog.

Through the years, I have found MANY amazing deals where I can get bundles of photos for less than $10.00 where I get a license to use these photos on my blog. If you’re still a newbie blogger, being able to justify spending money every month on your blog may be hard to do. I can completely relate to that issue. I hope you enjoy this list of places for you to find free images online for you to use in your posts to enhance them.

Images are a HUGE part of creating a successful blog, but it isn't always possible to take the perfect image yourself. Use this list of sites to find FREE images to use on your blog. | Blogging Tips

Where To Find Free Images For Your Blog Posts

It is important that you always read the terms and conditions of any site where you are going to download free images. Make sure you are legally allowed to use them on your blog. Be sure that you attribute credit for images when it is required. You don’t want to risk losing everything for leaving out a simple statement on your blog post.

Free Image Websites

Free Nature Stock – This is primarily for nature images, but they are perfect for using for backgrounds with quotes and top points from your blog posts. No attribution is required.

Bird sitting in a tree.

DesignersPics.com – Easy to download. No attribution is required.

Apple sitting on a stack of books.

Pexels – Free. Some images don’t require attribution. Be sure to read the terms for the picture you’re getting.

Vintage Camera

Public Domain Archive – This site provides quality images. However, you will have to download bulk images in order to really benefit from using this site.

iphone and a bowl of fruit

Morguefile – Quick and easy download of images. Some may require attributions.

Rocks in the ocean.

Pixabay – Be sure to read the terms for each image you get. Nice selection of photos.

The social media puzzle

Stocksnap.io – Free photos and easy to find what you’re looking for.

bowl of popcorn

StokPic.com – Free membership available, but well worth signing up for. Attribution is not required, but encouraged.

Super excited! Man jumping on top of 4x4

PhotoPin – Images are free, but do require attribution.

photo credit: giants via photopin (license)

photo credit: giants via photopin (license)

EveryStockPhoto.com – This site works as a search engine for images. You can register for a membership, but it is not required. There are free images available. Attribution is required for some images, depending on their source.

dandelion wishes

Free Image Websites That Require Membership

The following sites require a membership of some kind (some provide paid for images as well as free ones).

Wylio –Offer free images. Attribution is required. They do offer a paid membership, but highly likely it’s not needed.

Dreamstime – Offers both free and paid images

iStock.com – Requires membership. They offer free and paid for images. Be sure to read the terms of use for each image you get.

Pickup Image – Doesn’t require attribution, but be sure to check that with each image you get.

Rgbstock.com – Wide range of photos to choose from for free with high resolution. Attribution is not required in most cases, but again always check each image before you download.

Death To The Stock Photo – Requires email sign up. They send you a package of free images every month. There are offers to back photo trips or other events for more images, but this is not required.

Slow down with a cup of tea and a good blog post.

This doesn’t cover all of the places you can find free images online, but it does give you a solid starting point.

Do you have another favorite one that I didn’t list in post that you feel should be mentioned?

About Crystal Green

I'm a SC wife and homeschooling mother to three kids and a few animals. My family loves to share our life experiences with you one blog post at a time at Sharing Life's Moments so that you can make the most of yours. I LOVE interacting with new people and networking. I look forward to getting to know you more.

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