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1.1. Stock Images

The Big Name Stock Photo Sites

These are all paid sites. You either subscribe to a monthly plan which allows you to download a set number per month. Usually unused downloads roll over to the next month. Or you buy credit packs which are good for a year. Then buy images using credits. The larger the image or more unique, the more expensive.

  1. iStock
  2. Adobe Stock
  3. Shutterstock
  4. dreamstime


Some Free Sites

  1. pixabay
  2. picjumbo
  3. Pexels
  4. Unsplash
  5. PikWizard
  6. Cupcake
  7. Life of Pix
  8. Negative Space
  9. StockSnap
  10. Picography
  11. FancyCrave
  12. skitterphoto
  13. kaboom pics
  14. stokpic
  15. reshot
  16. Burst
  17. Unrestricted Stock
  18. Freerange
  19. Wikimedia Commons > 52+ million free media files
  20. DesignersPics
  21. FreeImages
  22. FOCA Stock
  23. StreetWill.co
  24. ISO Republic


Background Textures

  1. Subtle Patterns by Toptal


Unusual Sites

  1. SplitShire > high quality, some unique and unusual, but still usable for business sites
  2. New Old Stock > vintage photos from public archives. Use Google Advanced Search by domain and look at the images tab.
  3. Gratisography > truly unique, usually whimsy


Niche Sites

  1. Foodiesfeed

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