Here are some of the best websites where you may find high-quality photos for free.
1. unsplash.com (Unsplash)
This is my favorite website for downloading high-resolution photographs. Subscribe to the email newsletter and you’ll get 10 photos in your inbox every 10 days. All images are under the CC0 license meaning they are in public domain and you are free to use them in any way you like.
2. pixabay.com (Pixabay)
All the images on Pixabay are available under the CC0 license and thus can be used anywhere. Like Flickr, there’s an option to browse photographs by camera model as well.
3. Freeimages.com (Stock Exchange)
This is one of the biggest repositories of free images and graphics that you can use for almost any purpose. You do however need to sign-in to download the images. The site, previously hosted on the schx.hu domain, is now part of Getty Images.
They have access to over 335 million stock photos within their database. 220 million of these photos are licensed by the Creative Commons. You can either type in your keyword within the search bar or start by their concise list of categories. Embed code may be customized so that it fits certain dimensions within your website and it will automatically insert any required Creative Commons attributions.
It has a searchable collection of high-resolution photos that are not bound by copyrights. You can discover photos by searching key words or by looking at the latest posts on their Trending page. This service was created by Snappa, which also makes an online graphical editor.
It has a simple and clean search engine to find CC0 licensed stock photos. They have options to search by keyword in the search bar, by popular tags, by source, or even by color.
7. Magdeleine.co (Magdeleine)
Hand-picked and free stock photos that you can search by subject, mood or even the dominant color. Some of the images are copyright free and you can do whatever you like with those photos.
8. Stock Vault
It's a free stock photo resource with over 35,000 images available. The photos are contributed for free by artists and photographers within their community. They have images of just any object imaginable so you might find something fitting for your Shopify or e-commerce store.
9. Foodies Feed
It's dedicated solely towards providing royalty-free food pictures for food-related bloggers to use. Many of the photos give overhead views of various dishes or ingredients. The images are covered under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license.
10. Pic Jumbo
It's a collection of over 1,500 stock images with 100% free usage rights to bloggers, marketers, or even just to use on social media. The project was started by the young photographer Viktor Hanacek who decided to distribute his photographs for free.