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10 Best Resources: Free Images For Blogs

Need pretty pictures for your blog posts? Here are 10 best resources for free images for blogs. | SavvyMujer.comIt’s no secret that having your message on beautiful pictures can help you with your social media marketing strategies.

Visual is where it’s at right now and even better that we have resources for free images for blogs!

To give you a hand, here’s a list with the 10 best resources I’ve found that you can use commercially on your blog (current at the time of this posting)

Free Images For Blogs with a Creative Commons CC0 license:

These images come with the best Creative Commons license which pretty much is public domain. That means that you can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

1. Death to the Stock Photo
Find free high-resolution lifestyle photography buy joining this monthly email subscription.

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2. Gratisography
The site brought to us by Bells Design gets updated weekly with new free high-resolution pictures. See a picture you like? Just click on it to start downloading it.

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3. Little Visuals
At this site you can subscribe to get 7 new pictures, zipped, in your inbox every week.

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3. MorgueFile
Ok, weird name but a great resource to find free images. This has been a favorite of mine!

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4. Picjumbo
Desginer Viktor Hanacek’s project we can find new photos on a daily basis. (Just so you are aware, there is also a paid membership for $6/month if you want even more from Viktor.)

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5. Pixabay
Works like a search site where you need to be careful not to click on the sponsored images. Other than that enjoy!

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6. Unsplash
What I love about this site is that every 10 days they publish 10 new images.

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Best Resources for free images that you can use if you credit:

9. PhotoPin
This one is a like a search engine where you can lookup Flickr photos by choosing commercial or non commercial intent to use them. It also makes giving credit super easy!

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photo credit: be_khe via photopin cc

10. Superfamous Studios
Their photos are released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. That means that you can use the work for your own purposes, even for commercial use, as long as you credit them.

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photo credit: Superfamous Studios

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Bonus:

Of course, we cannot finish this post without mentioning PicMonkey (my affiliate link.) Although it’s not a place to find free images, what it is, is a place where you can easily create images like the one on this post. It’s an easy way to have really unique pinnable images for your blog.

Are we missing your favorite site? Leave a comment so we can check it out!

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10 Comments

  1. Isabel Garcia

    March 26, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    I pinned these awesome resources on my blogging Pinterest board. Thank you for sharing, amiga! I agree with you, images are a must to include in our blogging and social media platforms. 🙂

    1. Yoly Mason

      March 27, 2014 at 2:42 pm

      Glad you found value on this list.

  2. Crystal

    March 26, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Great image resources! I prefer to use my own, but sometimes I just can’t create the right photo so it’s nice to know where to turn.

  3. Silvina

    March 26, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    Yoly,

    This is great! I had NO idea about most of them. Thanks for always sharing such useful content.

  4. Anne

    March 26, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    Great tips, I have always just used Morgue file, I had no idea there were so many other options

  5. Aliah

    March 26, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    Thank you Yoly — this is awesome and now I don’t have to rely on always taking my own shots or Getty Images!

  6. Julie

    March 27, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    Thank you SO much for sharing this list! I’m so excited about all these fabulous free images – I want to just write all day now.

  7. Frances

    March 28, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Wonderful resources that I had no idea about. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Sultan Salem

    April 6, 2014 at 4:02 am

    During using twitter I got this article link and found it very helpful. Thanks for the great idea.

    1. Yoly Mason

      April 7, 2014 at 10:52 am

      You’re welcome.

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