Where To Get The Best Free Stock Photos For Your Blog

Something you learn very early on when you start blogging is that high quality, aesthetically pleasing images are a MUST. They help your posts look polish and professional, and are more likely to keep the attention of those who have landed on your site.

This isn’t always easy to achieve if you’re not a confident photographer or simply don’t have the means to produce an image that suits your blog. You might think “ah, I’ll just Google that” and find something that suits. This is a huge no-no and comes with all kinds of legal implications that you don’t want to risk!

Fortunately, there are hundreds (if not thousands) of websites where you can get your hands on beautiful free stock photos. Free stock meaning they are free to use for commercial and non-commercial use at no risk to you. Yey! Here are a few of my favourite go-to’s …

And there you have it, 20 of my top picks to get your hands on beautifully styled stock photos for your blog.
Not everyone requires credit and some may allow you to edit them, just be sure to check the terms and conditions so you don’t land yourself in hot water.

Hope this has helped some of you and be sure to let me know of any other places you would recommend for gorgeous free stock images! Sharing is caring after all!

Until next time ♡


  1. 20th December 2018 / 5:20 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing these resources. I’m always looking for helpful photo sites that don’t cost a fortunate. 🙂

    • 21st December 2018 / 10:32 pm

      You’re welcome, glad they may be of some use to you! 🙂

  2. 20th December 2018 / 9:02 pm

    Always on the hunt for amazing stock photos for myself and my clients. Great post, thank you!

  3. Jonna T
    20th December 2018 / 9:47 pm

    Thank you for the good tips!

  4. 21st December 2018 / 2:10 pm

    I don’t use a ton of stock photos but gosh there are so many good sites. Totally agree with you on good photos and images. I am always trying to improve my craft.

    • 21st December 2018 / 10:33 pm

      They’re definitely useful if you’re just starting out. I’m still learning how to use my camera and my style of photography. It’s great for the interim period! x

    • 21st December 2018 / 10:34 pm

      So glad it’s helped you! Really happy to hear that 🙂

  5. 24th December 2018 / 9:56 am

    These are such helpful resources for stock photos. Imagery is an important part of blogging so having access to stock images or backgrounds is so helpful.