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Sunday, March 1, 2015

5 Super Awesome Sites for 100% FREE Stock Images for your Blog Posts




I don't know about you but I don't have the time nor the equipment to take top-notch photos for my blog posts so using stock images has been a real life-saver... er blog-saver. I feel that eye-catching quality image are very important for all posts, especially if you promote with Pinterest. Most bloggers put a main image at the very tops of the post so it's the first thing readers will see. A fine image will let people know right away, "Hey! This post isn't going to suck! It's SO worth the read!"

So without further ado, allow me to share with you five great websites to get FREE stock images. Some might require you to register to get the images, but it still won't cost you dime to get great photos and graphics for all of your blogging needs.
There are many great free stock image sites out there but I chose these sites in particular because many of the images are "unfiltered" and ready to be whatever YOU want them to be.
Enjoy!


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29 comments:

  1. Ohhh, Thank you for this! I have yet to dabble with stock photos and should!!!

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  2. Yah! Always looking for new sites and you listed a few I didn't know about yet. Thanks!

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  3. thanks for sharing this! I will be saving this for later!

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  4. Thank you! I'm new to this blogging world and have been wondering where everyone gets their awesome pictures!

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  5. I need to check these out. I need to learn to take great pictures like these.

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  6. These are such great resources that I need to pin them!

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  7. Thanks so much. I knew about a couple, but now I have a couple more to check out. Thanks!!

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  8. This is so helpful! I need to pin this post so I have it when I need it! Thanks :)

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  9. Awesome resources. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Wow these are all new to me! I am bookmarking your page!! Thanks!

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  11. I totally don't have time (or money) for top-notch equipment! Super excited about these images!! Thank you!!

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  12. So great! I am always looking for free photos. Thanks for sharing this great post at the This Is How We Roll Link Party. I can't wait to see what you bring next week! I am sharing this on one of my social medias!

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  13. Awesome list! I pinned for later!! Thanks for linking up!
    --Krista (http://www.thequinntessentialmommy.com)

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  14. I did not know about two of these. Thank you for sharing.
    #MeetUpMondays

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  15. Great list! I didn't know about some of them!

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  16. Great to know! I usually use my own, but in a pinch these would be great to use.

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  17. Great tips!! I use a lot of these, so it's great to know of some others! :)

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  18. I've had a love affair with Pixabay for a very long time, but it's nice to see there are a few others! Bookmarking for future reference, thanks!

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  19. Wait, okay, this is actually really essential news for me. So I can use these stock photos on my blog and just credit them? I do credit them, right? I've never used stock photos but I really should so this is really important for me. I'm going to have to bookmark this!! Thanks!!

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    1. Hello Tiffany! Crediting the image provider is not necessary. You can do whatever you want with the photos. Just don't claim yourself to be the creator!!

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  20. Wow, thanks! I needed this! Found you at the Weekend Retreat link party.

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  21. Saving this... thanks so much!! Visiting from Weekend Retreat party. ;)
    -Lynn @ RiggstownRoad

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  22. Thanks so much! Not just for the pics, but the Carlton gif. Made my night. ;)

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  23. It'd be great if you will check my website www.kaboompics.com :)

    Best,
    Karolina

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  24. FYI-Almost every image on Pixabay is for commercial use. I have run into a few that are not so be sure to double check before you put the image on a monetized blog or website.

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  25. thanks for this list! This is great!

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  26. Thanks so much for the links to photo stock....just what I was needing.

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  27. Hey there,

    I'd like to recommend to your list our new photography project which name is http://realgraphy.org
    This is made by amateur photographers. It's great if you want authentic pics for free.

    Cheers,
    Janos Virag

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