Review of the 6 Best Free Stock Photo Sites of 2020

You will need stock photos for a wide range of projects. However, high-quality, high-resolution, and relevant stock photos shouldn’t always be expensive. You can always look for free stock photo websites that make your projects much more cost-effective.
Here are 6 of the best free stock photos sites and their reviews to help you make the right choice for your projects.

Negative Space

This stock photo site also provides free photos without any restrictions. It updates photos weekly. When browsing the gallery, you can sort by different factors, including category, colour, and space position.

The fact that the site has a wide range of categories helps meet the photo requirements of most users.

Pros:
  • Growing collection
  • Web developer tools
Cons:
  • Collection not as vast as other sites
Negativespace
Negative Space
StockSnap

The free photos on this site are perfect for use in magazines, print brochures, creative projects, and digital ads. The site has free photo collection for almost all purposes. You can use any photo without any copyright restrictions, for both personal and commercial applications.

Pros:
  • Dozens of categories
  • Supports tag-based category searches
Cons:
  • Some categories are still growing
Stocksnap
StockSnap
Freerange Stock

Freerange has both in-house photographers and a fast-growing community of contributors. There are dozens of categories to choose from, ranging from Animals & Insects to Landscapes & Nature to Vintage Photos and everything in between. In-house photos are either high-resolution scans or shot on Canon DSLR cameras. There is also a feature to have a selected stock photo edited as per your requirements.

Pros:
  • A large number of categories to choose from
  • Each tag has thousands of stock photos
Cons:
  • Full-size images are limited to 2600-pixel width
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Freerange
Gratisography

If you are looking for free stock photos that give you ‘peace of mind license’, this is the site for you. The site has a reputation for hosting some of the craziest free stock photos. Gratisography is one place where dogs can dress up in tuxedos, and people can be scaling fences, and this is considered normal.
All photos are free, and users can choose from multiple categories. It has a kind of a different theme to it.

Pros:
  • Follows a unique theme
  • Unique categories like Whimsical Men and Amusing Animals
Cons:
  • Lesser categories & smaller photo collection
Gratisography
Gratisography
Fancycrave

This free stock photo site specializes in high-quality travel photos. Free stock images are available by category, collection, and country. It allows creative photographers from all over the world to share their work.

Pros:
  • Beautiful blogging theme
  • Free to use
Cons:
  • All photos are free up to 800-pixel width
  • Collection limited to travel and places
Fancycrave
Fancycrave
Burst

Burst is a free stock photo site from Shopify that covers almost all types of categories you can think of. It is one of the best free stock photo websites you can find. The photos can be used for commercial and non-commercial purposes without any need for attribution. When you download a picture, it allows you to choose between low-resolution and high-resolution versions.

Pros:
  • A much larger number of categories
Cons:
  • Some categories are still growing
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Burst

So these are some of the best free stock photo sites you can visit and explore. These websites can meet your need for high-quality images without the need to spend anything.

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