Free Stock Images/Videos
Free Photo sites listed first
Free Video sites at bottom
Quick Note About Licenses
Many of these photographs are free from copyright restrictions or licensed under creative commons public domain dedication. This means you can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.
However, some photos may require attribution. We’ve done our best to identify which license they fall under but we still advise you to do your own research and determine how these images can be used.
With that out of the way, let’s dive into our top picks for free stock photos.
Free Stock Photos
Unsplash offers a large collection of free high-resolution photos and has become one of the best sources for stock images. The Unsplash team combs through new submissions and features the very best photos on their homepage. All photos are released for free under the Unsplash license.
Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through our discover pages.
Picjumbo is a collection of totally free photos for your commercial & personal works. New photos are added daily from a wide variety of categories including abstract, fashion, nature, technology and much more.
Free Stock Video Footage
The site is a good option for abstract images like clouds, as well as somewhat niche clips (the video of a man preparing pieces of beef is a particularly odd example). Small selection of 4K video, motion graphics, and infinitely looping clips that are handy for websites. All free for personal or commercial use, with no attribution necessary. The files are provided in MP4 format, in a choice of resolutions
Great drone footage, extreme slow motion, and timelapse. Filtered by license type, and also includes stock sound effects and some motion graphics. Click the only show free clips to get rid of paid premium elements.