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6- Best Websites To Find Royalty-Free Images In 2020

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Images are absolutely essential for your blog post. If you want to include photo or video in your blog you must need to get permission first from the creator.
Be very careful about the source from where you are going to get the videos or photos for your blog. If you get caught for using someone’s intellectual property, you may put yourself in serious trouble.

If you are looking for websites that can help you with royalty free photos and videos. Then this blog is for you. I will list down a list of websites, from where you can easily download images and videos for your blog without warring out legal battle.

I have list down 6 websites that you can use to get free images and videos for your blog.

1. Pexels:

You can find free stock photos by just entering the keyword in the search box and it will show you a range of pictures for your personal and commercial usage.

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What it allows you:

  • All photos and videos available on this website are free to use.
  • Giving credit to the creator or Pexels is not mandatory but always appreciated.
  • You also have permission to modify the photos and videos from Pexels.

2. Pixabay:

You can search for any images and videos by entering the keyword in the search box.

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What it allows you:

  • You are allowed to use all contents on Pixabay for free for commercial and personal usage.
  • Attribution is not required. However, giving credit to Pixabay or image/video creator is always appreciated.
  • You make modify the content from Pixabay.

3. Unsplash:

Unsplash update 10 new copyright free photos every 10 days. You can check all category photos on the top.

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What it allows you:

  • All photos published on this website can be used free and you can use it for commercial and non-commercial usage.
  • It allows you to download, copy, modify, distribute for free without asking permission from the photographer or Unsplash.
  • However, you are not authorized to use the content to replicate a similar or competing service

4. Freeimages:

This is also one of the best websites that you can visit for copyright free images. Easily accessible website that will help you to get the perfect image you are looking for.

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What it allows you:

  • You can use the images for your blog or personal use.
  • In some cases you may need to inform the artist about using the images and some times you need to give credit to them. You can check the restriction under the image preview.
  • You can use the images for almost anything. There is some restriction for few contents and I would suggest to check the licence agreement for more details.

5. Visual Hunt:

You will have to type the keyword in the search box to get the results.

On top of the page you will be able to see licence type as commercial use or non-commercial use.

Once you click on the photo, you will be able to see if the image can be used for commercial or non-commercial usage. To attribute the photo, you will have to copy and paste the HTML code under your post.

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What it allows you:

  • Most of the photos are CCO licence(you can do whatever you want).
  • It also offer creative commons and public domain photos from sources like Flicker and make it possible to embed them directly from the website.

6. Skitterphoto:

Another great website with huge collection of copy right free photos. 

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What it allows you:

  • All images on this website are public domain using creative commons CCO.
  • You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work even from commercial purpose.
  • Attribution is not required.  

Most of the bloggers are using these websites for free images that can be used for blog writing without any trouble.

However, please let me know if you have come across any other website that is also as good as these websites, please let us know in the comment section below.

I hope you enjoyed the blog as much as I enjoyed writing it for you

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