Searching images for blog post is really painful task and I really don’t like it. But we all know pictures are better than words. So in this article I will show you some great places to find royalty free images for your blog post.
Yes I know some is thinking royalty free images? What the hell is that? Most of us google the term and search for the images. But its illegal.
So, what are royalty free images?
Royalty-free, or RF, refers to the right to use copyrighted material without the need to pay royalties or license fees for each use or per volume sold, or some time period of use or sales.
Here are some places to get royalty free images online.
This is the great place to with over 16 million free photos. There are different license options available and allows you to rate, tag, collect and comment on photos.
This is one of the most popular place to search for images. Finding images on stock.xchng is very easy either you can browse images by categories or go for a search option the images here are good quality images.
Creative common search provides you a great option to search across multiple websites to find images for your blog. But its important that you understand creative common license. The images are really unique and great for blogs.
Photo pin is visually appealing website and easier to use than the creative common search. For each search the photo pin shows some sponsored images if you click on it, it will redirect you to the third party stock images website with links to download images in various sizes.
This is the project by Wikimedia foundation. Wikimedia commons is a great website to search for images, audio, and videos. The website have very huge numbers of images and most images are on Wikimedia Commons are in public domain means you can use it for free without any attribution.
This is the another place for getting royalty free images. The tagline of the site is public images for creative’s by creative’s. There are some great images available on this site for download especially the images for nature are awesome give it a try one time.
Stochphotosforfree.com is simple website for images. This website have very nice interface and images are arranged creatively. Images of this website are still shots taken from HD videos.