Unsplash has it’s own license, which essentially lets you use the images for free, in any way you like, except for using them to create a competing website.
Flickr is an image hosting platform where you can find images that can be used and modified for commercial purposes. Select “Commercial use & mods allowed” under the “Any license” filter to find those images, and remember to check the license for each image as they vary.
Pexels also has it’s own license which states what you can and cannot do with the images. You can use and modify the images for free for both commercial and personal use without attribution.
Images on Pixabay are licensed under Creative Commons Zero (CC0), which means you can use the images without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist (though it’s always appreciated). Pixabay provides a gentle reminder to check that the content depicted in the images doesn’t infringe any rights.
Canva is an online graphic design tool that also offers free stock photos. One advantage of using Canva is that you can quickly turn an image into a custom graphic to use on social media or your blog.
Similar to Canva, Crello is a free graphic design tool by Depositphotos, which has many free images for you to use.
Google Advanced Image Search
Google Advanced Image Search is a method of finding free-to-use images through Google’s own search tools.
Depositphotos offers a sample of free images, vectors, editorial content, and footages, which is updated every week. You can also sign up for an account to get the free stock files every week.
Burst is a free stock photo platform for entrepreneurs by Shopify. The images are both free and royalty-free.
Free Images provides over 300,000 free stock images under it’sownlicense. The license allows a very broad range of uses, though it does list several restricted use cases (which are quite common for most free images sites).
Credits: Suwarna Thapa