Best Free Stock Photos for your startup.

Official stock banks offer photos protected by copyright. What does it mean? According to the law, you should pay to use them. And it’s not cheap. Why buy a cow when you can get the milk for free?

We know how tough beginnings can be, especially for startups and early stage businesses.

Balancing with limited funds is like walking through a minefield. We also know how important is to economize expenses in the first steps of your business.

As they say: Penny saved is a penny earned.

Lucky for us, there are sources of free stock collections. They offer good photos of decent, high quality for commercial or personal use with no copyright restrictions.

Here you can find the updated (2017) list of best free stock photos for your startup:

1 - Unsplash

Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos. The database is updated with 10 new photos every 10 days. Search Engine makes photo research much easier.

Free Stock Photos | Prograils Blog

Photo by: Kyle Szegedi

2 - Gratisohraphy

Original database with extraordinary pics - great place to if you want to stand out of the crowd. Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects. Every week, new portion of pictures with no copyright restrictions.

Free Stock Photos | Prograils blog

3 - New Old Stock Photos

Heaven for vintage style fans. Dive into the history pictured by government agencies or explore the pictures discovered in estate sales. Free of known copyright restrictions. Gripping stuff!

Free Stock Photos | Prograils blog

4 - Foodies feed

This food database will make you hungry. Realistic and tasty pictures of food and beverages in high resolution. Useful thing for gastronomy lovers. Colors, textures, flavors and smells captured in sensational photographs. Mouth-watering.

Fres Stock Photos | Prograils blog

photo by: Jakub Kapusnak

5 - The pattern library

Patterns. Patterns everywhere. Discover the world of seamless order of repeatable designs. Feel the unique climate of wallpapered bedrooms or wrapping papers. Splendid resource!

Free Stock Photos | Prograils blog

by: Fabricio Marquez

6 - Pexels

Last (but not least!) - high quality and completely free stock photos gathered in one place. The collection is nicely tagged, searchable and easy to discover.

Free Stock Photos | Prograils blog


Above resources offer photographs for commercial or personal use with no copyright restrictions. Although their policy tends to be transparent, still we do recommend double checking the website to confirm the rights.

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