I love taking pictures but withfive little ones around the house and another on the way I just can’t seem to find the time to take quality pictures and get them off my camera onto the computer. The pictures I do take are mostly of my kids or random things I see, not super applicable for using as a meme for a blog post. I also am a big fan of getting the most done in the shortest amount of time. That’s why I am so grateful for sites that allow you to use their photos, especially ones that let you use them for free.
There are ton of sites that allow you to use their photos as long as you credit the photographer (which is a great thing to do if you’re not short on time) and a ton more that will let you use their photos for a fee. So to help you sort through all the sites, here are 7 sites which allow you to use their photos for free without attribution.
7 Free Photo Sources
1. Free Images
Free Images is a large gallery of more than 350,000 stock photos, searchable and categorized. There is a longer-than-most signup process in order to download a photo but there is a large selection to choose from.
2. Free Range Stock
With a free registration, Free Range Stock offers access to free high-quality, high-resolution photos.
Pixabay, perhaps my most often go-to, offers copyright-free, cost-free images published under Creative Commons. You can copy, modify, distribute and use the images, even for commercial purposes and there’s no registration required.
Stockvault is a stock photo sharing website where photographers, designers and students share their photographs and graphics for free and use them for personal and non-commercial purposes. There is no registration is required.
Rgbstock is a free stock image site created by photographers and graphic artists. Registration is required with only one-click and has a lot of images to choose from.
Gratisography is a collection of free high-resolution images for personal or commercial use. New photos are added weeklys and all you have to do is click to download.
Unsplash gives 10 free high-resolution photos every 10 days.
Once you find the image you’re looking for you can then go to BeFunky.com, Picmonkey.com or Canva.com to create a beautiful eye-catching meme.
Laura, the founder of Missional Women is married and has five kids, two of whom are adopted. Laura and her husband have been missionaries to college students for 13 years serving with Master Plan Ministries where she is the Women's Development Coordinator. Laura has authored 5 books, including an award winning 12 week Bible Study on First Samuel, Beholding Him, Becoming Missional, Reach; How to Use Your Social Media Influence for the Glory of God, A Devotional Journey through Judges, and Discover God's Calling for Your Life. You can find her on facebook, twitter, pinterest, youtube, instagram, periscope, blab and her author site