6 image banks totally freeby TM Maria Be a king in your own kingdom
Get free stock images, without any protection and free in the following websites.
To illustrate a web or an article for your blog with beautiful images and that have relation with the treated subject can be very complicated sometimes. One possibility is to get all the images by yourself, but the investment in time that it requires is not very profitable in most cases.
That's why there are image banks: websites that hang thousands of images for people to distribute as they want. The problem is that, until recently, most of these websites were paid bread, and the free used to have horrible images or watermarks. Luckily that current is changing and now there are many stock image sites to get free images and quality.
Pixabay is a web of stock images with more than 630000 high quality files to choose from, plus all those that are adding, since anyone can send their images to Pixabay, although they are not always accepted. In addition, Pixabay does not only offer photos but also includes vectors, illustrations and videos for public use.
Although from the Castilian point of view the name is not exactly attractive, MorgueFile is one of the best banks of free images. Although the quality filter is not as strict as in others, you can get good images and the library is so wide that it is difficult not to find something that satisfies you.
There is a small but important nuance in the license, though: it is not completely open, since you cannot directly sell editions of the downloaded images.
StockSnap is a web of free stock images with a great search and filtering algorithm that facilitates the process of finding an image like the one we are looking for. The included images are of quality and add hundreds of new photos every week.
This is a most surprising stock image site: Gratisography is a site where all the photos are of the same photographer, Ryan McGuire. The catalog is obviously much smaller than in other websites, but even so, you can find several images of very good quality in 6 categories: nature, people, animals, things, urban and capricious (in the latter includes very crazy pictures).
The license of this website also has some restrictions: you cannot sell the images or use them for pornography or for criminal or degrading purposes.
Superfamous is another image bank resulting from the work of a single photographer: Folkert Gorter. In this case, the catalog is very limited (81 photos in total), but the quality is delicious, artistic. Ideal for a poster or a magazine.
In this case, the license is completely open for the use of the images, but it requires that the author be accredited for publication wherever.
Before there was an idea of terrible stock image: generic photos and lifeless. Negative Space is a web that comes a little closer to that generic image topic, so that you can more easily find an image that fits a certain purpose , but maintaining quality and a bit of personality.
Created on Feb 20th 2019 09:24. Viewed 194 times.