Where to Find Photos for your Blog?


There are several stock photo websites that you can use to get images to illustrate your blog posts. I’d like to share with you my list of sites where you can easily find and use photos for your blog.

Where to Find Photos for your Blog?

There are in the list Free and Paid stock photos sites. The price for the right to use a photo on a blog is very cheap, $1 or $2 for most of them. If the photos are free for you to use, there is a requirement to credit the photographer with a link back to his website or portfolio. In either case, check out the license terms for the photos you want to use.

iStock Photo: Your complete creative resource, with millions of images, vectors, videos and audio files you can’t get from the other guys.
>> http://www.istockphoto.comGetty Images: Contemporary creative images, illustrations, and archival images.
>> http://www.gettyimages.com

Photo Dune: Royalty Free Stock Photography
>> http://photodune.net

Stock Xchng: Browse through the categories of our huge gallery containing over 350.000 quality stock photos by more than 30.000 photographers!
>> http://www.sxc.hu

Dreams Time: If you are a designer, here you can download high resolution Royalty Free stock images for free.
>> http://www.dreamstime.com/free-photos

Public Domain Photos: All photos on this web site are public domain. You may use these images for any purpose, including commercial.
>> http://www.public-domain-photos.com

Free Digital Photos: Download free and premium stock photos and illustrations for websites, advertising materials, newspapers, and much more.
>> http://www.freedigitalphotos.net

The Paid service I use when I need quality photos about objects or people is Fotolia. This is an image size “Standard XS” I bought for just 1 credit (Credit from $0.74).

Fotolia: Royalty Free Images, Vectors and Videos from $0.19
>> http://www.fotolia.com
If you want to know how I easily find and insert my free photos on my blogs, check out this tutorial.

I hope this helps.

Michel Gerard

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