Where to find royalty-free images to use for your website
The right images have a way of connecting users and bringing added beauty to your website. However, some of these images you find online e.g google.com/images are not royalty-free images and requires you buy the image licences to use them on your website. In this blog post, we will be looking at both paid and free website that offers royalty-free images that you can use for any purpose.
Free Website Offering royalty-free images
Unsplash is a royalty-free image website that allows you to download unlimited stock images for free. Without the need to attribute the website or the photographer. With more than 17 billion photo impressions per month, on their growing library of over 2 million photos. Unsplash has an HD image for every purpose. however, the website is updated every day with new images irrespective of your website niche you will find something on Unsplash that suit your need.
Pexels is another free stock photo website with an extensive collection of images and videos of over 1million plus created by talented photographers. Their photos and videos are free for commercial use and require no attribution.
Pixabay is another one we love, with over 1.9million plus of stunning free images you can use for your website. One of the cool thing about pixabay is they also have free loyalty music so if you are looking for background music for your videos pixabay got you.
Shutterstock is one of the largest stock photo websites, with over 170 million images, vectors, and other elements. One of the cool thing about Shutterstock is their free month trial that allows you to download ten images for free. However, they offer various different price plan based on package type and are trusted by big brand such has Google, BuzzFeed, Marvel and many more.
Getty images have one of the best world’s best photo library of creative stock photos. In my own opinion, I will say Getty images are for established brands has their price range is quite on the high side but you get the value of what you are paying for with a lot of attention to details in their images. Getty images have Mix and matches royalty-free images, videos and editorial price attached below.
iStock images are like Getty images with millions of exclusive, royalty-free, stock photos, images, and videos. However, what makes them different from Getty images is your price plan. iStock plan start around £19 pound a month which around 1.90 per image and you can download up to 10 images. Although, if you need more images you can up your plan and pay 35pound to download 25images which come at £1.20 per image.
In conclusion, we have used some of the above listed of some of our projects here in 95media. for example, the majority of the images on Juliette Juliette Feminine WP was sourced from pexels.com and we employ you to share with us where you get your images for your website in the comment section.
I am a WordPress Developer and an amateur photographer. I love to use the best tools and gear to create the best possible projects. Since I am learning what the best tools are, I want to teach others how can increase the quality of their end results.